Carolina Guzman


Tutu Cute – No-Sew Tutorial

posted by Carolina Guzman April 27, 2018 0 comments

Sometimes I think that my creations need a little something extra…like a fluffy tutu!! I thought of this especially for Poppy the Sweet Piggy.  She’s already so super enchanting with her rosy cheeks, flowers, and purse, but I really thought she needed something else. Something special. So I asked my friend Courtney of 3 Hoots Boutique to help me out with a quick tutorial for a simple, no-sew tutu.

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Heart and Sole

posted by Carolina Guzman April 20, 2018 0 comments

If you’re like me, then you love creating fun and colorful slippers or booties for your little ones.  They’re just so much fun to make!!  I love that you can alter the personality of each pair by simply changing yarn color.

However, crocheted booties and slippers do have their limitations.  Sometimes they might not be squishy and supportive enough…or maybe they’re too slippery for non-carpeted floors.  I’ve found a few ways to help with these issues, along with my friends Shannon and Courtney.

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CoffeeKidsNDolls Special Offer

posted by Carolina Guzman April 18, 2018 0 comments

Last week I published a post about places to buy crochet supplies like safety eyes and safety rattle inserts (you can find that post HERE).  One of the suppliers that I have had wonderful shopping experiences with has noticed an increase in sales due to my subscribers!  I am so happy that I can share my experiences with you…and that you are helping other small businesses succeed!

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New Release

Poppy the Sweet Piggy and Friends – NEW Crochet Pattern

posted by Carolina Guzman April 16, 2018 0 comments

I’m so pleased to share with you my newest design!  Meet Poppy the Sweet Piggy!  Poppy is the most enchanting pig on the farm. She loves to put beautiful flowers on her head and blush on her cheeks to go for a walk with her friends in the meadow. Would you like to walk with them?

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Safety Eyes and Other Supplies

posted by Carolina Guzman April 13, 2018 1 Comment

One of the most commonly asked questions in my Facebook Group is where to purchase safety eyes and other amigurumi supplies.

I like to use a wide variety of sizes of safety eyes in my projects.  Sometimes I use a small eye – 6mm.  Other times I use big eyes – 21mm.  Here are a few online shops that I’ve had great experiences with.

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Yarn Weights

posted by Carolina Guzman April 6, 2018 2 Comments

I love yarn…and I’m guessing you do, too!!  One of the things I like most about yarn is that it comes in so many different sizes or weights.  Yarn can vary from a fiber as thin as thread to one as thick as rope.  And you can crochet with all of it!

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Bliss the Bird Pillow – NEW April CAL

posted by Carolina Guzman April 3, 2018 1 Comment

Happy April! Spring is finally here, and I couldn’t be happier to share my new design for this month’s CAL – Bliss the Bird Pillow!  Bliss is a sweet little bird, not too big and not too small. You can customize the colors to your pleasure to bring joy to any home!

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Embroidery Stitches Videotutorial

posted by Carolina Guzman March 30, 2018 2 Comments

Using simple embroidery stitches in your crochet work is a great way to add beautiful detail to a piece.  My friend Courtney is going to talk to us about a few different stitches that you might like to use to add embellishments to your work – the French Knot (which I use in the Lucy and Linus Baby Twins pattern), Chain Stitch, and Cross Stitch.  She is also going to walk us through embroidering a nose on a face (she happens to be sewing a bear from the Sweet Dreams Teddy Bear Mobile pattern).

I hope you find this video helpful and informative!!  Happy crocheting (and embroidering)!

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Furls March Amigurumi CAL – Week 3

posted by Carolina Guzman March 28, 2018 0 comments

Welcome back!!  If you’ve been following along on with the Furls Crochet March Amigurumi CAL, then you know that I was chosen to design this month’s project.  How exciting is that?!  This month we’re making Denis the Easter Bunny, and I am so thrilled with the progress I’ve seen so far!

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