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Custom Dog - Amigurumi - Hand Crocheted is made by Meddywv, a wonderful etsian and a wonderful friend. Visit her Etsy shop @

1. Tell me a little about yourself.
Well, I'm the VP of a no-kill animal rescue, The Olive Branch Animal Rescue and Refuge. I have a shop in Sistersville WV along with the Animal Rescues Pet Supply store and I live on a farm with my husband, 4 horses, 3 cats and 2 dogs. My kids are grown. 
 2. Where does your inspiration come from when crafting?
 I guess my inspiration comes from all the animals in my life.

 3. Who taught you and how did you learn to craft?
  I've been crocheting since the 6th grade when my teacher taught me. But only have been doing amigurumi for the past 2 years.

4. Any Specific Tips you have for newbie crafters starting a business in Etsy?
tips would be to be persistent and keep at took a year for my etsy shop to catch on. lol

5.Name 3 websites you couldn’t live without.3 favorite websites for my crafting

i can't live without the following websites: Etsy (of course), the Olive Branch , and facebook (to keep up with my kids!) lol

 6. What are your 3 favorite shops and why.
TEDARLA, for her bows that she makes for me, Caribbean Scents for her body butter which I adore, and SoapArt for the best clove soap i've ever used!

7. Where do you see your crafting business in 10 years?
in 10 years i hope my hands and my eyes allow me to keep crocheting!!!



  1. Meddy make the most adorable amigurami I have ever seen! I am in awe of her!

  2. thanks so much Mary Ann and Granny!

  3. I love Meddy, she's such a sweet lady, very talented and she buys the best bows that goes with her wonderful hats and headbands! lol

    I'm impressed with the way she can look at the animal you have and crochet one to look exactly like it!! That's talent!! What a wonderful way to immortalize an animal you might have lost and want to see each and every day.

  4. Great interview, Meddy! I love everything I have gotten from Meddy. Her chair socks are genius. I love the little Bichon that she did especially for me to give to my friend who has a Bichon. She's getting it for Christmas and I know she'll love it. Meddy's talent is amazing!! Thanks for the mention on my clove soap, Meddy! Hi, Granny!!!

    Great blog, Thirdear!

  5. Thanks for sharing Meddy! I really love your shop and the care you take with each item. If you have a custom request, she will be on it quick and do a great job. She has done 4 customs for me: a min pin, a hummingbird and 2 mountain curs! Did them fast and very well made!
    Great interview Third!!

  6. Thanks so much Darla, TAK, Soapylady and Remya! I really appreciate all the kind comments!! Y'all are very much appreciated!!

  7. I LOVE Meddy's creations...she created Buster up there for me. My daughter was always saying she was going to take Buster with her when she went off to college and Meddy made it possible, my daughter was speachless and misty eyed... Meddy turned a tough transition for me into a memorable time for my daughter ...thanks Meddy

  8. That's so wonderful Cherie! Thanks so much. I show off her picture that you sent me to friends here! lol