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allaboutami:

Hello my crafty friends!  As you all know, I love amigurumi, and it was my pleasure being featured in a wonderful amigurumi article found in Issue 20 of “Simply Crochet" magazine.  "We Love Amigurumi”, written by Judy Darley of Future Publishing, is about the joys of making amigurumi toys, and I am so honoured and happy that I could be a part of it!

I was interviewed alongside fellow amigurumi artists Maike van den Dries of the Netherlands and Mei Li Lee of Malaysia.  I really enjoyed reading this delightful article, seeing all the beautiful pictures, and hearing what Maike and Mei had to say as well.  Click on each picture to enlarge it, and read the whole “We Love Amigurumi" article for yourself to hear about why we think amigurumi stands out from other kinds of toys, advice on getting started, amigurumi challenges, and what we all love about amigurumi!  It makes me so happy to see features such as these that promote amigurumi and introduce this beautiful art to people who may have never heard of it before!  Yay for amigurumi  

I am so honoured that Dragon is the cover photo of this article and that they included pics of my “Knotted Headband”, “Spring Bunnies”, “Cotton the Lamb”, and the “Fluff Bears: Coco & Mochi”!  You can buy digital copies of Simply Crochet magazine HERE and also find hard copies in Barnes & Nobles and Chapters Indigo stores!  Enjoy reading this amigurumi article, and let me know what you think!

peaceofseoul:

Let me know if you have any questions!

NOTE: Measuring is really the most important step (in my opinion). Really, MEASURE EVERYTHING ITS SUPER HELPFUL. For example, on my own face, the distance between the corner of my eye and the bottom of my nose is the same as the distance between the corner of my mouth and the bottom of my chin, also, the distance between the bottom of my nose and the inner corner of my eyebrow is the same as the distance between the corner of my eye and the corner of my mouth, also, the distance between the inner corner of my eyebrow and the corner of my mouth is the same as the distance between the corner of my mouth and the tragus of my ear. It also helps to know which measurements are different, for example, on Ygritte, her mouth is just a little wider than her nose and eye. These measurements are essential when trying to draw a specific person.

laurenjauregei:

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