Monsieur Bear Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Monsieur Bear Crochet Pattern

Meet Monsieur Bear! Monsieur Bear loves the finer things in life and loves to talk – at length – about his current favorite Bordeaux and Camembert. He’s the perfect companion for a day trip to the Musée de l’Orangerie and can tell you the history of Monet’s Water Lilies series. He is a great and intellectual friend that will never tire of discussing the philosophies of Camus and Foucault.

You can find the pattern to make your very own Monsieur Bear at Etsy and Ravelry.


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6 Steps to Maker Biz Branding

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Cohesive and authentic branding for your maker business is one of the most powerful tools you can have for your business. Branding isn’t just a pretty logo and packaging. It should be meaningful to you and your business and part of your business strategy. Ideally, your brand will instantly communicate your business’s mission to potential customers and create trust. Having a well-developed brand gives you a professional boost and will increase trust and hopefully sales!

Branding can seem overwhelming especially if you’re a one-person show. Just remember that branding is a journey – it will adapt and evolve as you get more comfortable in your business and as your business goals change and grow. Start small and let it grow from there! I’ve outline 6 steps that will get you on your way to a great brand.

So let’s jump in…

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Interview with Like IDK Whatever

I had the pleasure of chatting with my amazingly talented friend Igor of Like IDK Whatever about life, creativity, and cats! He produced and edited this super fun video, so I’d love if you gave it a watch!

If you can’t get enough of our antics, Igor also asked me some this or that and would you rather questions in the video below!


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All About Cotton Yarns

Cotton Yarns | All About Cotton Yarn Tiny CurlSo you’ve fallen down the yarny rabbit hole and discovered there is a wide world of yarn just waiting to be squished and snuggled and even smelled (does anyone else do that?!) There are endless yarn options with varying weights and fibers and blends.

When it comes to crocheting amigurumi, my favorite fiber to use is cotton. I love that it’s a natural fiber and can be super duper soft depending on the yarn you use. I’ve gathered all of the cotton yarns I’ve used and written 100% honest reviews for each one…

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My Crochet & Amigurumi Toolkit

My Amigurumi Crochet Toolkit

Every crocheter should have a personal toolkit outfitted with their absolute favorite tools – the can’t-live-without things that make crochet work a breeze. I mainly crochet jewelry and amigurumi and my toolkit reflects that. While this list is likely to change over the years, I am absolutely loving these tools at the moment…

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