Images, links, thoughts, ideas- all things sock monkey…

I just realized it has been 10 years since our “Olivia Saves the Circus” stop motion animation project at Keith Lynn!

Dolls and stuffed animals make me happy. Very happy. They always have. Some of my faves are hand-sewn little pig characters… but I will get to that. I am 58 years … Continue reading I just realized it has been 10 years since our “Olivia Saves the Circus” stop motion animation project at Keith Lynn!

Operation Sock Monkey Western Division: Craftivism and Healing using Sock Monkeys and Sock Owls

I am delighted to still be part of Operation Sock Monkey Western Division—the relationship is going on 10 years now!  Time for an update as to what we have been … Continue reading Operation Sock Monkey Western Division: Craftivism and Healing using Sock Monkeys and Sock Owls

Stitched together with good intentions- a grumble of [sock] pugs!

On September 1, 2016, Fall weather and autumn vibe seemed to come on full force here in Vancouver BC.  Along with the autumn atmosphere comes the rejuvenated desire to craft, … Continue reading Stitched together with good intentions- a grumble of [sock] pugs!

Sock Monkey Social- intergenerational craftivism!

Operation Sock Monkey (OSM) was approached by Langara Recreation Leadership student, Matthew Sung, a few months ago regarding an intergenerational project: Sock Monkey Social. We gave him some pointers and links to a couple … Continue reading Sock Monkey Social- intergenerational craftivism!

I’m raising funds to provide free sock monkey therapy!

I am selling sock monkeys and sock birds on my ETSY site to raise for sock monkey therapy! See selection at: 100% of proceeds go towards me providing free sock … Continue reading I’m raising funds to provide free sock monkey therapy!

My personal #Chakra #SelfCare #CheckIn #Toolkit

I can’t help but love the magical thinking that happens when considering the chakras! The 7 Chakras are the energy centers in our body in which energy flows through. Blocked … Continue reading My personal #Chakra #SelfCare #CheckIn #Toolkit

Special edition sugar skull sock monkey

This handmade, handsewn sock monkey is a special version of my sugar skull sock monkey line! She has an embroidered face and her dress is soft stretch cotton with crow … Continue reading Special edition sugar skull sock monkey

Operation Sock Monkey Booth at the Strathcona Craft Fair Nov 28! And Latest Updates!

  My incredible Operation Sock Monkey Western Division team of youth, teachers, support staff, community members of all ages have been hard at work since July, volunteering time and donating … Continue reading Operation Sock Monkey Booth at the Strathcona Craft Fair Nov 28! And Latest Updates!

Sock monkey with hummingbirds #craftivism 

“If the hummingbird shows up in your life as a spirit animal, it may remind you to enjoy life’s simple pleasures and take time to enjoy yourself. The hummingbird’s wisdom carries … Continue reading Sock monkey with hummingbirds #craftivism