The Endangered Blanding’s Turtle

The Endangered Blanding’s Turtle This turtle design grew out of an email I received from Nancy. A fourth-grade teacher, Nancy raises two Blanding’s Turtle hatchlings with her class each year. Once grown, they release the turtles into the wilds of Massachusetts. This is my second attempt at the... Read more »

The Benevolent Blue Whale

The Benevolent Blue Whale Whale number two in my whale series is the Benevolent Blue Whale, designed with love for my new nephew.  He’s too young to appreciate them, but I’m having fun designing them for him.  I hope you have fun with him! Right click here and select “save... Read more »

The Wondrous Sperm Whale

The Wondrous Sperm Whale When I learned that my new nephew’s bedroom was being decorated with whales, I went to work designing them. If you’ve been visiting for a while, you know that I prefer to design realistic looking ornaments. And while I tried to do this for the sperm whale,... Read more »

The Lonesome Lobster

The Lonesome Lobster This lobster pattern has been a long time coming. It took me numerous starts before I was happy with the pattern. The challenge is in how narrow the legs are – there’s not a lot of substance to them. I wonder what would happen with pipe cleaners for legs?... Read more »

The Bodacious Beaver

The Bodacious Beaver During my travels Downeast I’ve seen many beaver lodges – the pile of sticks peeking out of an estuary, pond or marsh. On occasion, I watched a beaver swim along, but I’ve never seen one actively working on their home. Yet it’s clear that... Read more »

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