There are many celebrations in The Thicket, and Britta wanted a new dress for those special occasions. Here, Britta is wearing her Festival Dress, in red and aqua, with pretty flowers everywhere.
You can make your own Festival Gnome. Directions are in 2 parts. Here is Part 1. Hope you enjoy!
- 1 adult wooden peg - 2 3/8"
- 100% wool felt
- 100% cotton 6 play cotton embroidery floss
- wool roving for hair
- acrylic paint for face (optional)
- stuffing for hat (optional)
Note: All materials used should be non toxic and child safe.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE YOU BEGIN TO PREVENT MISUSE OF MATERIALS.
IMPORTANT: Do not cut out the hat until you have added the hair. Then, cut the hat out of paper first and "try it on" for size. You may have to make the hat slightly larger if you have lots of hair :)
The tutorial on How to Cut Out Felt can be found HERE.
The Stitching Glossary can be found HERE.
Many of our gnomes are "faceless". If you do not wish to add a face, skip down...Read more