I love creating these small woodland friends. No two ever turn out just the same. Their personalities seem to take shape late at night when their eyes and ears are stitched and their fat little bellies take shape.
I live in a log home in the forest and that's where their photos are taken. A love for the woods and nature influences many choices that I make. Pogos are created from up-cycled wool sweaters and stuffed with alpaca wool from a neighbor's farm. Seeing old wool turn into something new feels really good to me. I love imagining the faraway places pogos will go and the children who will love them.
You can visit Pogo Forest in this Etsy feature: http://www.etsy.com/storque/handmade-life/a-visit-to-pogo-forest-7644/
Pogos are all hand-stitched and each one is unique. But if you see a favorite among...
- Joined January 2, 2008