Each month Mollie Johanson organizes her blog, Wild Olive, around a particular animal. All of her projects, patterns, and printables for the month incorporate that animal motif. I think this is a really brilliant way to blog. A month-long visual theme can help you to brainstorm new ideas (what if I put it on a pillow? or create a cross stitch design? or a greeting card?) and it helps to tie everything together for readers who could make several of that month’s projects for a coordinated set. I love that.
This month on Wild Olive the theme is flying squirrels. Mollie has created a flying squirrel desktop wallpaper and a flying squirrel embroidery pattern, and she asked me if I would design a flying squirrel softie pattern to go along with them. Of course!
Hop on over to Wild Olive where you can download the free templates and get step-by-step instructions to make your own huggable flying squirrel. I hope you like him!