Category Archive: Arts and Crafts

Getting Creative with Little Miss Ling: Holy guacamole!

In a previous post, I asked you to send some ideas my way for me to design and crochet. A friend of mine messaged me saying: Is that a brilliant idea, or is… Continue reading

Getting Creative with Little Miss Ling: Crocheted Yoda

Two Star Wars posts in a row! And I’m not even a Star Wars fan! I do, however, love Yoda. Knowing how many Star Wars/Yoda fans there are out there, I thought it… Continue reading

Getting Creative with Little Miss Ling: Solo

Ever since seeing this scene: I have had the idea of illustrating this T-shirt design: I feel like Jabba would make a great spokesperson for Solo. Schweppes Australia, call me 😉

Getting Creative with Little Miss Ling: Angry Pear

One of the reasons I cancelled my FreshStitches Kit Club subscription was that I wanted to invest more time into creating my own original amigurumi. I had been eyeing Stacey Trock’s Design Your… Continue reading

Getting Creative with Little Miss Ling: Steggy

The final kit I received in the FreshStitches Kit Club was Spike the Stegosaurus. For me it felt like I had come full circle. The first “special something” I received as part of… Continue reading

Getting Creative with Little Miss Ling: Crochet bell ornament pattern

The crochet bell ornaments I mentioned in my previous post were based on a series of YouTube tutorials by Bronislava Slagle. For my first prototype, I followed the tutorials exactly but wasn’t completely… Continue reading

Etsy Resolution Week 1: Perfecting your product photography

Week 1 of the Etsy Resolution program was all about perfecting your product photography, and got you thinking about lighting, backgrounds, and editing. Eventually, I would like to be selling my original amigurumi,… Continue reading

Etsy Resolution

I signed up for Etsy Resolution, a free four week program that helps you launch your Etsy shop. The program started on 25 January and finished 22 February, but being me, I haven’t… Continue reading

Getting Creative with Little Miss Ling: Original crochet turtle

Today I bring you my third original amigurumi design. My first was the Chicken Treat animated chicken. My second was Buzzbee. I present to you my third: I gave him the very original… Continue reading

Getting Creative with Little Miss Ling: Crochet, crochet and more crochet!

Once again, I have a backlog of crochet projects to share. First up, meet Snowy. I made him a year ago as part of the FreshStitches Kit Club, but I haven’t been able… Continue reading