February 2016

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Transfer Patterns to Fabric: Getting Started Today on Wee Folk Art we are going to cover how to transfer patterns to fabric. Over the years, we have shared a large collection of applique patterns and are now working on a growing collection of embroidery patterns. There are several different techniques that youRead More →

Birds have long been the theme of arts and crafts. Today on Wee Folk Art check out this bird craft collection of adorable, easy and fast crafts that will have your heart soaring! BIRD CRAFT COLLECTION FROM ACROSS THE WEB! What is it about birds that inspires so much creativity?Read More →

Whether you are a gnome, fairy or a wee doll, nothing makes a special occasion more special than a beautifully embroidered tablecloth. This miniature tablecloth is perfect for spring and summer!   Britta received a package in the post with this note. Dearest Britta, I know how much you haveRead More →

The Russian Nesting Dolls, also known as matryoshka dolls have become an icon symbol of the folk lore and craftsmanship of Russia. The name matryoshka means “little matron” and often has a mother or grandmother as the largest doll.  The dolls inside not only get smaller but often younger, until youRead More →

If you have wee creatures in your life, like fairies and gnomes, chances are they will be sending letters to loved ones. Today, on Wee Folk Art, use our miniature envelope tutorial to make them a whole box of stationery! While Britta was off collecting dried grasses to weave intoRead More →

We are very excited to announce that Puddles and Ponds, our summer unit for our Simple Seasons Homeschool Companion guides, is now available in the new magazine style format! Updating these units that I used when my kids were little has been a labor of love… and a long timeRead More →

Give your eggs a nice, aged looked with our crackle eggs tutorial. Learn how to paint and apply crackle to create small or large cracks in your eggs. With the first day of Spring just a few weeks off, it’s time to start thinking about spring crafts. And what saysRead More →

Over the years we have helped Britta, the matriarch of our wee gnome family, decorate for the holidays. Here are a few of the Gnome Valentines Crafts we have shared. Hope you find something your gnomes will like! In many ways gnomes are just like you and me. They loveRead More →

Elephants have long been a favorite with children and adults alike. Check out this collection of adorable elephant patterns from various designers that you can knit, crochet, embroider or sew. Some of the patterns are free and some you will need to purchase. Either way… cuteness rules the day withRead More →

Today we are going to learn how to make a beautiful button heart picture using buttons from your stash. Although the timing is perfect if you’d like to make a gift for someone for Valentine’s Day, it will also look smashing left up on your walls all year long. IRead More →

Here is a collection of Valentine Craft ideas in bright colors and natural materials. We love all these colorful Valentine hearts and enjoy how they are made with a variety of materials including fabric, felt, paper, wool roving, and yarn.   my felt forest of hearts by revlie Create a felt forestRead More →