Sunday, December 27, 2009

Abandoning this blog :P

Hi All :D

Some exciting news !!
Please visit Us now at

I am very excited to tell you all that Demonstrative Bears now has it's own Domain.
I will be posting Often, offering new Designs, Kits and Patterns we will also be offering Amigurumi Lessons in the Portland Oregon area and Video lessons as well.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Re learning Good photography :P

Ok I promised myself I would post BEFORE I go this weekend. I am showing Samson who is as ready as he will get in Carson City this weekend. We will be driving 8 hrs one way to attend this event. I am excited and Nervous :D

I did take pics of the bears I finished and as the title says.... I have some work to do :P but here is my Favorite of the little guys....

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

New Bears :D

I've been busy these last 2 days... Finishing. Which I dread, not for anything more than I have to think.

Crocheting once you memorize the pattern is mind numbing, simple, repetitive. VERY easy and can be interrupted at will to help a child, cleanup a mishap, answer the phone etc.

Finishing on the other hand takes concentration... like giving birth I must focus on bringing the personality out... create an imaginative... loving.. creature. This can hurt my head. Dinner NEVER happens on these days... and Quite honestly I can Crochet a LOT quicker than Create.

I finished 8 fellows in these last 2 days my favorite being held out for last... I will get pics tomorrow see if you can guess who it is ?

Till then :D

Sunday, September 20, 2009

The fun of Juried shows... oh my tummy hurts

I've chosen to apply to enter this Art show.... This is a first for me. A I have never gone through the jurying process. B this show is in a very large community compared to my country quaint hometown :D

I am excited !!! Oh I hope I get in.... I hope I can get enough stock completed to make this reasonable..... Portland is nearly a 4 hr drive for me so I will have to go up the night before and then spend the night after too.

I am SCARED.... What if no one likes my guys ???? What if I get laughed at.... The other vendors are probably old pros at this :P

Well that is that I've entered and I will have to dive in Feet first !!! Wish me luck and if you are in the area.... Come Visit :D I will need all the moral support you can muster !! for more detail :D

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Revisiting some old Favorites :D

Special orders of these guys are welcome.... Most items are $50 US and Though none will ever be exactly the same they will have their own personalitys :D This is Sapphire Crocheted from a wonderful Rayon Chenille he measures just around 3 inches, Fully jointed with Onyx bead eyes his face is needle felted in a wonderful soft wool.

Friday, September 18, 2009

A heart felt apology...

I have just realized my Etsy account has been suspended. I am not sure what has happened but I am guessing that items were purchased that never got shipped.

I am very Sorry to anyone this happened to. Though this is nothing but an excuse... because I feel there are no reasons for any bad behavior. I should have been checking with Etsy especially when I no longer received bills from them.

My computer was attacked by a virus and it took me quite a while to get it fixed by then I just gave up.... I did not even crochet, I was pretty depressed for a good part of this year. Escaping into other potentials and reading an awful lot :P

This last year has been a very big turning point for my family.... My husband who is self employed but his only Contract is with the County.... NOT the one we live in. Has felt the economic turn very hard. We have been through many ups and downs and my health has seen the worst of it. I am a diabetic and stress is a large factor for my health. High Blood pressure and Kidney Failure being a few of the problems I have been dealing with....

I am at a point where I think the situation has settled... NOT what we had planned not even close. BUT I believe we are at a place that the pieces can start being picked up... I can start feeling good about myself again. I can start creating not destroying and avoiding.

To find the humor in life again.... I don't think we can go any lower.... BUT it has taught me to appreciate the simpler things.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Introducing a Micro Squirell

Though it is obvious I need a better macro lens and I must mount my camera on a tri pod. This little darlin is TINY... It is sitting on my thumb nail :D Made from this great Wool Silk blend lace weight yarn that I really enjoy working with. I had a lot of fun designing this and the Acorn bag he will reside in. Better pictures soon :D I promise !!!

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Howl will be moving to Israel :D

Very Exciting news for me.... Howl will be moving to Israel. Where he will be Shown to his Best Abilities :D He will be a happy boy with a few quality Girl friends ;P

Though I will miss him he will be well loved and very special to his new owners.... I wish him Gods Speed and MANY Prizes !!!