Michelle ~ Wee Folk Art

This Watercolor Feather Embroidery Pattern came to be as I was playing with combining embroidery and watercolor painting. As you  may remember, in the fall I watercolored fabric prior to embroidering leaf designs. Yesterday I reversed the order and embroidered the outline of a feather first and then watercolor painted inRead More →

Knitting Hexipuffs Quilt Blanket I know that I’m really late to the whole Hexipuff party, considering that there are over 9,000 people working on a Beekeeper quilt on Ravelry, but this is a project that I have had queued forever and I finally took the plunge and started it. SoRead More →

As a kid, my Nana always had these hand crocheted lace snowflakes on her tree. Her mother-in-law (my great-grandmother) had made them. They were delicately made and starched until they were firm. There was definitely something about them that said ‘old lady’ but in a traditional, comforting sort of way.Read More →

Warm holiday wishes from Oak Meadow! Save 10% with code holidays2016-WeeFolk through December 31st! Visit http://www.oakmeadowbookstore.com/   10 Ways to Keep the Holidays Simple Guest post from our friends at Oak Meadow 1. Focus on the traditions you love most. Ask everyone in the family what they most enjoy at the holidays.Read More →

Patchwork Turkey Applique Pattern and Thanksgiving Pillow Project This scrappy Thanksgiving Turkey pillow came together very quickly. It was a fun project that used up the littlest bits of fabric and some coordinating embroidery floss. This a great applique project for beginning sewers and kids. It can be made evenRead More →

Those of you who have been with us over the years will remember that we have encouraged our readers to support small business during the holiday season by creating a SUPPORT HANDMADE holiday page. We did not do it last year because it is a very time intensive project forRead More →

Wire headbands are a great way to add color and flair to your wardrobe. These functional hair accessories are easy to sew and fun to wear. My girls have enjoyed going through my fabric stash to whip up a new fashion accessory in a matter of minutes. Follow along to learnRead More →

One of  our fall traditions is to visit the Michigan Renaissance Festival. The kids of course, love to dress up and are beginning to want more authentic looking costumes. They are slowly adding pieces to their wardrobe. A set of bracers from last year, a cape I made eons ago,Read More →

As the temperatures are just starting to break a bit, and autumn is growing ever closer I find myself being drawn back to woolly knitting projects. Although there are plenty of hot, sunny days left in the season, it won’t be long now before snuggling up inside to avoid the cold,Read More →

I wanted to share this Knit Butterfly Stitch Tutorial because I am working on a pattern that is going to use the Knit Butterfly Stitch. This is one of those knitting pattern where I believe that a picture is worth a thousand words. The Knit Butterfly Stitch requires 5 stitchesRead More →

We talk about our Simple Seasons Homeschool Companion Guides quite a bit, especially this time of year when everyone is busy planning their activities for the fall. Today we are sharing an interview with Wee Folk Art fan Reverie, to hear about her family’s experience with the Simple Seasons units. SheRead More →