Spirits and Spiders - (Part 1)It was late in the forest.The trees, usually bright-wooded and orange-leafed, were a misty grey-and-brown blur in the thick mist. Light filtered in parts, but most of the forest was kept in deep shadow.A silhouetted figure swept silently from tree to tree, stopping at a stump. Without turning, it signalled with a wave of its hand and a twitch of its small wings.Crunch, went the leaves that were scattered across the grass.Crunch, under the foot of a dull-skinned, sickly little child.The little girl was almost human; at a glance the only difference between her and a true human child were the tiny, useless wings sprouting from under her shoulder blades.She cursed with each step. Words a child should never know— but words this child knew far too well. “Shh! Hush up!” The figure turned as the child stumbled into a low-hanging branch. “Mako, keep your eyes up and your feet sweeping! You’ll wake the entire island with those leaves crunching!
Free Plushie Patterns OnlineHere's a collection of links to sites outside of DeviantArt where you can find free plushie patterns. There are well over two hundred choices, so you're sure to find something you like.Remember, if you can't find exactly what you're looking for, try adapting one of the patterns. For example, a tiger can easily be turned into a lion, an elephant into a wooly mammoth, an elf into a goblin, or combine the upper half of a mermaid with the lower half of a pony to get a centaur.BEARSNight Garden Studios Jointed and Rag BearsBaby Bows BearScrappy BearSupriseDIY BearHug Me (EMS Bear)