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Creator Challenge #3: Piper the Pixie [RESULTS!]

Dear fellow crocheters,

I'm pleased to announce that the RESULTS for Sweet Softies' third annual Creator Challenge are here!  

This year, the featured pattern is Piper the Pixie.  This photo below was taken before the Creator Challenge began, with an excited Piper who could hardly wait to meet her new brothers and sisters!

Piper didn't need to wait long!  Many more pixies soon joined her throughout the month of May, while the Creator Challenge took place.  A number of WIP and finished pixie photos began sprouting up in the Sweet Softies FB group and on Instagram!

Fun fact: A total of 60 new pixies were born during this challenge! 

You are all SO creative and really talented at customizing your pixies and adding your own flair to them.  It brings me such joy to see all your lovely creations, read up on your pixies' names and sometimes backstories (I love those!!), as well as notes on who you are gifting them to.  I know all the gifted pixies will be very much loved and cherished.

Without further ado, here is the Pixie Family Photo Album

Take a look at all these beautifully unique pixies!  Watch the video below, or scroll down to see the photo collages.

Fun Fact: There are 60+ new pixies joining Piper!


The winner of Sweet Softies' Third Creator Challenge goes to...

The Dessert Fairy, made by Kae Lin!

"How is it that you always have room for dessert? You can thank The Dessert Fairy for that! You may see her with her cotton candy hair flying around on fairy bread wings! She wears a strawberry dress, doughnut handbag and Neapolitan Ice-Cream hat! With a wave of her magic dango wand, she will make room in your tummy for sweets!" - Kae Lin

Isn't Kae's beautiful creation so wonderfully creative?  She really took Piper's pattern and made it her own through the clever use of different yarn colors for the outfit, as well as the added sweet-treat embellishments!  The whole ensemble comes with a cute backstory as well.  The Dessert Fairy is truly a character! 

Please join me in congratulating Kae on such a fantastic job well done!  As winner of the Creator Challenge, Kae will be receiving her choice of Sweet Softies' premium doll patterns below:


Honorable Mention

Here is the Honorable Mention from the Creator Challenge, handpicked for creativity and uniqueness!  The recipient for this special Honorable Mention will receive a 50% off discount for one premium pattern in Sweet Softies' pattern shop.

Chicky, made by Shuly Cartes!

"[Chicky is] cheeky with our chicken. She dresses as a fox to scare them, jumps on their backs like a cowboy until...told off!" - Shuly Cartes

I find Shuly's foxy version of the pixie pattern to be so creatively cute and charming!  Chicky really comes to life, especially when paired with such a playful backstory.  Fantastic work!

While I was extra astonished by the unique pixies that stand out this time around, please know that I truly believe ALL of the pixies are beautiful and so very special in their own ways!  I absolutely wish I could give each and every one an award.  Your interest and participation in this event of mine has been so wonderful to see.  I look forward to hosting another Creator Challenge next year!!

To stay tuned about my events, freebies, and more, don't forget to "like" my Facebook page and join the Sweet Softies FB Group to be in the loop!

In addition, I've started the Pocket Pixie Series!  Click here to see them all and get links to their free patterns.


If you like these designs of mine, you can check out the other Amigurumi Patterns I have on my site, or click to see all my Free Crochet Patterns!

Thank you, and happy crocheting!  Wishing you all the very best!