Well hello there, Beastie friends! With Hallowe'en just around the corner, how about we take some time out from new Beasties and gather around for a tale of an unexpected and mysterious visitor? Alright then, let's begin... It was a dark and stormy night... Oh no, wait a sec. Sorry, it was - LUNCHTIME! Paddy … Continue reading A Mysterious Visitor…
Woooooooooooo! We couldn't resist popping in an extra post to celebrate the Beasties' favourite holiday! Soooo... Have a spooktacular Hallowe'en! And here are some seasonal monsters to get your own festivities started! First of all, we've got Dracula Beastie stopping in for a bite! Then Ghostie Beastie's going to drift through later on. And who … Continue reading Happy Hallowe’en!
Hello there Beastie friends! How's your week going? This week's post is going to be a bit of a mixed bag, as we catch up with a few snippets of Beastie news that I've been meaning to share for a while. So, without further ado, let's start the show... Beastie Autumn Fun Worldwide! Explorer Beastie … Continue reading Beastie News Roundup!
Ah, it's that time of year again! The clocks have gone back, and although I'm already bemoaning the early disappearance of the daylight that I need to do teeny sewing, I'm really enjoying the cooler days and rich autumn colours! While any weather is crafting weather in my book, there's something extra special about snuggling … Continue reading Happy Hallowe’en!
Hallowe'en may be over for another year, but I couldn't let it pass without sharing my special seasonal market setup with you all! On Sunday I did my first ever Hallowe'en market, and since I brought along some Hallowe'en-y monsters... ... It only seemed fair to modify my props to make them feel more at … Continue reading Monster Market Day – Hallowe’en Edition!
Wooooooo! Hallowe'en weekend is finally here, and there are spooky Beasties about! Welcome to a special late-night edition of the BeastieBlog... Now, who's that shadowy caped figure lurking up there? It's Dracula Beastie! And he's really dressed to kill, in full evening dress and a red satin-lined cape... But don't worry, he doesn't bite. In … Continue reading Beasties That Go Bump in the Night…
Oh, poor Explorer Beastie! We were hoping to get out and about this week, but both the weather and my work schedule were against us... Still, at least we have some great photos from previous years to look back on. I hope you all enjoy this trip down memory lane as much as we did! … Continue reading Autumn Fun With Explorer Beastie!
Wooooooooo! Hallowe'en fever continues to ramp up here in Beastie Towers, with the arrival of another spooky Beastie! Look who flew in through the window earlier, giving me the fright of my life - it's Ghostie Beastie! Although she's a little less colourful than the other Beasties, she makes up for it by being surrounded … Continue reading She Ain’t Scary… She’s My Beastie!
As you may have noticed, I've been having fun recently putting together a couple of Hallowe'en-themed Beasties. And regular readers will already have met this charming Frankenbeastie on Tuesday... but he wasn't the first seasonal monster I've ever made! Over the last couple of days, I've been chatting to Ivonne at Aurian's Blog about Hallowe'en … Continue reading Flashback Friday – My First Beastie Hallowe’en
...And this year, I've actually had a chance to start getting under way with some seasonal special edition Beasties! Today, I'm excited to introduce you to my first "Famous Monsters" Beastie - Frankenbeastie! Cobbled together from discontinued dyelots and abandoned WIPs, this little monster hasn't enjoyed the same precise stitching as some of my other … Continue reading Hallowe’en Is Coming…