April 2009

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  As I said in my last blog, my mind and body have gone outside!  As the leaves on the trees begin to unfurl, I’m looking forward to the shade they provide. The Dragonfly Garden on the south side of our house is in the sun all day long. ButRead More →

  After commenting on the previous post… I decided to pull up some project notes of a seed project Bug did a couple years ago… prior to my blogging. I can’t believe that this was TWO YEARS AGO (he was four at the time). Wow… has time flown. If nothingRead More →

Being an obsessive person, I have a tendency to have a one track mind. And at this time of year, it is near impossible to keep me indoors. My gardens call to me, and it would be down right rude, not to answer. So, this means I tend not toRead More →

When Michelle and I first started Wee Folk Art, we planned to offer a monthly pattern that would only be available for registered users. At he time the benefits of being a registered user were access to patterns that the casual reader did not get, the ability to post comments,Read More →

Okay… I have the pattern complete for the Watermelon Tea Cozy. It can be made in two sizes, small 11″ x 9″ and large 12 1/2″ x 10″. Hopeful this should accommodate most teapots! Later in the week, or the beginning of next week, I will share a design forRead More →

This tea cozy can be made in two sizes: small (11″ x 9″) and large (12 1/2″ x 10″) Materials: Materials are the same for the small and large tea cozy. 1/3 yard red prequilted material 1/3 yard green fabric Wonder Under (optional) Small piece brown or black felt EmbroideryRead More →

So, I have a few Mother’s Day gifts I’ve been thinking about. The first being a tea cozy. I decided I wanted to make something “fruity” and a watermelon slice was the first thing that came to mind. I have an old cozy that was given to me by aRead More →

Britta is a fan of rugs. She loves how rugs make her little house feel warmer and homey. So throughout the year Britta is busy crafting rugs. She likes to change them seasonally. Her house is now filled with yellows and greens, pinks and purples… the color of a summerRead More →

What could more fun than frolicking in the flowers? Our Flower Fairies planted a lovely flower bed for Britta and here family. But you can put this flower fairy carpet anywhere. Planting it outside a doll house will show your wee ones that spring has sprung. Make it to fitRead More →

For a very fast, spring time carpet, stitch together a fun silk flower carpet. Use it in a gnome house or as a flower garden for the doll house, wee ones will love playing in it. Materials: Neutral felt for backing Silk flower petals Small pieces of felt for flower centers EmbroideryRead More →

Materials: 3 colors wool felt pieces – one should be green for leaves 6 strand embroidery floss People turnings (wooden pegs) – We buy our wood turnings from Casey’ Wood Adults 2 3/8″ x 7/8″ Children 1 11/16″ x 5/8″ Craft glue Pattern for Flower Fairies Pattern for Flower BudRead More →

Britta awoke to the smell of hyacinths and daffodils. That could only mean one thing. Spring had finally come to The Thicket and the Flower Fairies had returned! Whether you have a gnome house or just a little nook and cranny that Flower Fairies would like to inhabit, these little sweetiesRead More →

  For the past couple of months, I have been on a hiatus from my other blog, One Generation To Another. I know I have a lot of readers here at Wee Folk Art that often visited One Gen. I just wanted to let those readers know that One GenRead More →

  I’ve finished decorating the gnome house for spring. Below you can see the projects that we will be sharing. We will take you through the whole process including treating the wood and putting up decorations. There will be patterns for the felt flower garland on the bridge, spring sleeping bags, crocheted braidedRead More →

There are 6 flower fairies frolicking among the flowers. Can you find them? Spring has hit the Thicket and the flower fairies have returned! Britta has been busy getting the house ready for the warmer months ahead. Over the next few weeks we will be sharing various projects for theRead More →