Free Amigurumi Bumble Bee Pattern-Storyland Amis

Free Pattern: Burt the Baby Honey Bee

Hey, all! Valentine’s Day is coming up and I’ve decided to give my baby bee pattern a makeover and write it up for FREE here on my blog! I think these little bees look perfect paired with a bee pun Valentine’s Day card, so I’ve gone ahead and made up three different cards that you can download and print out below. Using yarn, tie your bee to the front of the…

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Storyland Amis-TurboTax Inspired Teddy Bear Amigurumi

TurboTax Inspired Teddy Bear

Hey, all! As most of you probably know, I don’t usually take custom orders unless they’re really special. I prefer to focus on developing new patterns and then selling those finished animals that I have as a result of testing my own patterns. But every once in awhile I’ll get a custom request that I just can’t refuse! A couple weeks ago I received one of those requests and I just…

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Part 2 How to Design Your Own Amigurumi: Finding the YOU in Your Style

Read part 1 HERE. Welcome to part 2 of my new design series! As promised last week, today’s subject is about how to find your own unique style. One that is different from everyone else’s. I don’t know about you, but one of my greatest struggles was finding my own unique amigurumi style apart from everyone else’s. After all, no one likes a copycat, right? Before we begin, let me…

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How to Design Your Own Amigurumi – New Design Series

It’s 2018 and it’s time for a new series of articles. A new series of articles about designing! There comes a point in every crocheters life when they decide that they want to start designing their own patterns. The question is, how do you go about designing something of your own? Something unique and unlike any other designers pattern? Actually, when I asked on Instagram what people’s questions and struggles…

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Two Year Anniversary

Hi, guys! I can’t believe it, but today marks the two year anniversary of Storyland Amis! It was two years ago on November 30th that I opened up my Etsy shop and started sharing my creations with the world! I had been preparing for my big opening for months, almost a year to be exact. I wanted everything in my shop to be designed by me and I wanted to…

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Cuddle-Sized Polar Bear Pattern

Hey, ya’ll! I’ve just published Paddy the Polar Bear’s pattern and you can find it HERE! I had a lot of fun designing this guy, so I hope you have fun making him. His chubby cheeks have been stealing people’s hearts ever since I first designed him as a part of my Christmas in July Project. I want to make him with different colored scarves and I also want to…

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30k Followers Pattern Giveaway

Hey, ya’ll! I was very excited to recently have hit 30,000 followers on Instagram! I mean, that is really just mind-blowing! Last year at this time I had three to four thousand followers and it’s incredible to think how my account has grown since then. I’m very grateful to all of you for making that happen. If it wasn’t for Instagram I wouldn’t have the business I have. God has…

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Cuddle-Sized Gingerbread Pattern

Hey, ya’ll! Most of you have probably already seen in the shop that the Gingerbread Twins’ pattern is now available for purchase, but I wanted to write a post just in case you hadn’t! You can find their pattern HERE. This pattern has been long-awaited by many of you and I’m just thrilled with how many of you have already purchased it and started making your cuties!

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Where to Find Safety Eyes

Hey, ya’ll! After my giveaway with Stacey from Fresh Stitches, I noticed a lot of people commenting and saying how hard it was to find safety eyes and how scarce and rare certain sizes were to find. So I thought it would be nice if I compiled a list of shops where you can buy safety eyes at and cut out some of the searching for you! I know that…

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Simply Crochet Feature & Giveaway

Hey, ya’ll! I never thought I’d be featured in a magazine, (although I’ll admit, it’s certainly been a dream of mine for the last few months) but last month I was featured in Simply Crochet Magazine Issue 61! I was so thrilled and honored when they asked me if I’d like to be featured in a mini profile. If you follow me on Instagram you probably saw my post from…

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