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Hi everyone out there!

I can't believe it's already August! I have a few new things to update you all with so I thought I'd get it out there :D

Metrocon went fantastically ^0^ I had a great time seeing fans and fellow artists at the con. Even though I didn't have as much stock as I usually do, it was amazing getting to see your reactions to my creations. I hope I can outdo myself next year!

To my chagrin, I haven't been as active art-wise this year as I wished to be, but it's all been for good cause, I swear! Since late last year I've been writing several books for my publisher, Fox Chapel Publishing. I told you all about Bling it Up! already, but I have quite a few more coming out in the next few months, so I'll let you know about them in the future :D With most of that out of the way, I'm now focusing on getting my blog to look less vacant too. I hope to be back with more posts about crazy new things I've made in the coming weeks!

The next update I have is about my next kiriban celebration! Thanks to you guys, I'm really close to a nice pageview milestone :D Once I hit it I'll be holding another giveaway for another crazy item like the one I held 2 months ago. Here's what the figures look like:

90% progress bar - star blue by AngelLale87 DeviantArt pageviews: 115,666/123,456 = 94%
90% progress bar - star blue by AngelLale87 DeviantArt watchers: 4,286/5,000 = 86%
75% progress bar - purple by AngelLale87 Facebook likes: 1,405/2,000 = 70%
75% progress bar - purple by AngelLale87 Tumblr followers: 752/1,000 = 75%
60% progress bar - purple by AngelLale87 Wordpress followers: 1,288/2,000 = 64%

And the last update I have concerns the Monthly Crafting Challenge I've got going on at my blog. If you sign up for email updates to my blog during this month, I'll send a free sewing pattern your way, namely this little guy:

Square Watermelon Plush and Basket by ShoriAmeshiko

You can also earn patterns by sending me photos of your finished creations. So if you're interested in cute plush patterns I hope you'll give it a try! For August it's this little square watermelon plush with matching basket.

Hopefully if nothing else gets in my way you'll be seeing more updates from me soon! >w<

I hope to offer up a new batch of custom aviator caps as soon as I'm able! When I do, what new suede color should I make available? ^-^ 

114 deviants said Blood Red
42 deviants said Light Gray
22 deviants said Cream
21 deviants said White
15 deviants said Tan


Choly Knight
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
My pseudonym is Shori Ameshiko, a seamstress, artist, and writer for over 17 years. With a degree in English and Studio art I constantly strive to find numerous ways to combine all my passions for writing, fine art, craft art, and design.

I love vectors, assonance, and French seams.


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Misfit-outcasts-o-0 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student General Artist
I have a question do you take commissions?
MegaSnoge Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  New member Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Hello there! I simply love your works and thought you may want to join my all new group, :iconsimplysewing:. It is centered around sewing of all kinds, whether it be clothing or plushies! I think you would be a perfect addition to the group!
CLOUTH Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Might you be going to Dragon-con in GA? I'll definirtely stop by and see whatcha got in the shop.
ShoriAmeshiko Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Professional General Artist
No, unfortunately I don't have much in stock to sell XD I'm trying to bring my stock back up, but it definitely won't be in time for DragonCon x_x
CLOUTH Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Aw ; n; Well I will for sure keep an eye on your products. You have such unique ideas and I love your work, and will possibly bulk buy little trinket plushies as gifts for friends when you have more aviators available. So please keep me in mind if you decide to produce again. I would also pay extra for custom designs if that's possible, and if there's anything you could need help with don't be afraid to ask the community, me included. I just want to see your stuff catch on. It shows tons of promise and possibilities.
Sanatio Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hello, I finally got my custom grey aviator cap comission (the postal "service" in my town is a living nightmare ^^; ) and I'm really in love with it! Can't wait for winter to be able to wear it, haha ^^
ShoriAmeshiko Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Professional General Artist
Oh great! Sorry that it took so long, but I'm really glad that you like it! ♥ Thanks again so much for your purchase!
Yaouri Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  New member
Hi.. Im from Mexico is any way you can send me some of your products... Obviusly Ill pay for... Pleaaaase...
meighy Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You have a great body of work! I love your caps. I downloaded some of the illustrator patterns but I am still a beginner, so I don't know what will really come of them. If I came across them in a sewing store they'd be instant quilt material. 
Hugo-Jenkins Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
Just got my blue aviator cap, love it so much. :squee: 
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