If you know anything about my beloved rescue dog, Webby, you know that she is obsessed with stuffed animals–or rather, she’s obsessed with ripping them apart. Unfortunately, the teddy bear dolls pictured above are among her victims. Their loss was all the more tragic for me because I had sewn them myself years ago when my husband (then boyfriend) and I started the long distance phase of our relationship (which lasted four years!). I made one bear for each of us, and he had “custody” of the bears while I was in the US and he stayed in Korea. Once I returned to Korea, we got married, and couple years after that I got Webby, and well, sadly the rest is history. But at least I found this old photo of my lovely bears, sitting pretty with their pal Chupi Chones, the frog. Farewell, bears!
I’m a huge Wizard Oz fan, and I’m referring to the original Oz series by L. Frank Baum (although I also enjoy the countless adaptations and reboots that exist out there, like MGM’s 1939 film with Judy Garland and the Wicked series).
I think it’s unfortunate that more people aren’t aware of how big the Wizard of Oz was back in its day– it was like the Harry Potter of the early 20th century!
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While I use this blog to share my creative projects, I have a separate blog that is dedicated to all of my knitting endeavors: Knitting Nandu. Today’s Knitting Nandu post features a DIY Double-point Knitting Needles Case that I sewed together. This project combines “sew” many of my loves: knitting, sewing, problem-solving, and organizing!
Isn’t this button flower corduroy print just PERFECT?
via DIY Double-point Knitting Needles Case.