Walking through Joann's Fabrics one day in February of 2010 I came across a magazine called 'Stuffed'. It was filled with nothing but fiber artists and their creations (such as Katie from Skunkboy Creations - one of my top 10 favorite fiber artists and biggest inspiration for my blog). I fell in love. Decided right then and there that I wanted to make stuffed animals and fiber arts if nothing else then at least for a hobby. I came up with this guy from a picture I saw somewhere online - he seemed fairly easy and straightforward to do. I worked from a two dimensional picture and think I did pretty darn good for having never sewn anything in my entire life before this guy.
The blog came about at the same time as the doll. It was initially intended to chronicle my adventures in sewing and crafting, but has since evolved into...something else. Probably will never stop evolving. But despite the constant change, this little guy will sit above my crafting area as a reminder of where I was when it all did begin. ♥