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 »

Downeast Thunder Farm Boo Kitty

Downeast Thunder Farm Boo Kitty When putting up our Christmas tree last month, Hannah pointed out that we have Ginger, Gidget, and Cinder ornaments, but no Boo. So, Snape (aka Boo) makes it on the tree the last day before we take the tree down until next Christmas. Meet Boo Kitty! Right-click this... Read more »

The Rambunctious River Otter

The Rambunctious River Otter Occasionally I see a river otter frolicking around the river bank. Their tracks in the snow are very curious because of the long, thick tail they drag behind them. It almost looks as if they like to slide along the snow rather than walk – although there’s... Read more »

Gracie the Border Collie

Gracie the Border Collie Gracie was a sweet Border Collie rescued by friends some years ago. She enjoyed a loving, happy home in her senior years, but sadly passed away this fall. I designed this ornament to honor Gracie. While this pattern was designed to match Gracie’s marking, you... Read more »

The Charming Chipmunk

The Charming Chipmunk Who doesn’t find a chipmunk charming? There’s been one squatting under the little crate on my stoop. When I open the door, he scurries by, startling me every time. With this cold weather coming, he’s seemingly got this sights set on moving in! enjoy.... Read more »

The Regal Reindeer

The Regal Reindeer As the weather begins to turn colder, my thoughts are jumping ahead to holiday projects. Yes, I know – it’s not yet Halloween but a reindeer is definitely in order! Enjoy! Right-click here and select “save target as” to save this printable... Read more »

The Lively Sea Otter

The Lively Sea Otter Hannah provided the inspiration for this Sea Otter when she shared with me pictures of Sea Otters with frolicking with their babies. This little otter can snuggle a sea otter pup, or a clam shell. I provide both with this pattern. Hannah went to the beach with me... Read more »

The Watchful Wolf

The Watchful Wolf The Wolf is possibly my most requested pattern. It’s also the pattern that I’ve struggled over more than any other. Wolves come in so many shades and markings – there’s no one “right” pattern. This is the third wolf I’ve... Read more »

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