Hey there everyone! Wow, it's been a busy week - with a bit more freedom to move around, I've finally had the chance to catch up with my human family for the first time in months. I've also started teaching knitting classes again, so it's really been quite a sociable few days! Anyway, all this … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Signs of the Times!
No, not my sixteenth birthday! That's longer ago than I'd even care to think about, thank you very much. This post is actually about a very special creation for a customer who needed a unique, personal gift for her just-turning-sixteeen goddaughter. What better way to celebrate this important milestone than with a customised Beastie? Let's … Continue reading Beastie Sixteenth Birthday!
Hey there everybody! You know, after Friday's post on Beastie work accessories, and reading about Tierney's recent studio update (seriously, take a look! I have such storage envy) I thought I'd do something a little different this week. So, let's have a rare behind-the-scenes post... How about I introduce you to the hard-working tools, equipment … Continue reading Tools of the Trade – Monster Maker’s Toolkit
... Or, as first floated in Tuesday's post, it's a Pet-rospective! Beasties love their pets, and at the suggestion of regular reader Queen Bee, I thought it was high time we revisited some of those fuzzy companions from previous commissions. Let's start with the very first one - a woolly old English sheepdog I made … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Beastie Pets Retrospective
Hey there everyone! Ready to join me for another Flashback Friday? This time, I've decided to go for a three-for-the-price-of-one deal, with one of the sets of new family Beasties I've created over the years. Does anyone remember this happy trio from waaaaay back in 2016? They were made to celebrate the arrival of a … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Fashion-forward Family!
Hey there everybody! As promised in Tuesday's post, I'm going to reintroduce Flashback Friday posts... Just while we're all stuck indoors. Also, it might help me remember what day of the week it is! So, who's up first? Well, this Beastie recently had a sheltering-in-place adventure with her human, and that's what made me think … Continue reading Flashback Friday – One Beastie and her Dog
Hello there Beastie people! I hope you're all keeping well, wherever you are, and that the lockdown isn't giving you cabin fever just yet. I'm using the time to get caught up on commissions that have been in progress for a while - and that made me realise that I hadn't introduced you lot to … Continue reading A Spooky Little Beastie Like You!
... It's time to relax and unwind, and spend a little more time doing the things YOU want to do. So when I was asked to create a very special retirement gift for a longtime Beastie follower to give to her mum, I wanted to make sure her monster counterpart had plenty of fun accessories. … Continue reading When the Woolly Work is Done…
Greetings, Beastie friends! And hooray, after a bit of a break, it's new Beastie time again! Those of you who follow me over on Instagram might already have caught a glimpse of this handsome couple last week... View this post on Instagram A month and a day ago today, my good friends got … Continue reading Monster Cheers to the Happy Couple!
Hey there Beastie friends! And what's this - could it be the first new Beastie of the new decade? I think so! Hey there, June Beastie! That said, the most attentive BeastieBlog readers will surely remember her chance arrival on Paddy and Plunkett's doorstep last year... And her subsequent departure to foreign parts in a … Continue reading June Beastie – Baking the Most of It!