Apparel (Page 3)

One of the very first patterns we shared with our readers over a year ago was our Treasure Pouch. It was meant to be a spare pocket for the wee ones when they went on walk-abouts. It was made out of felt and flannel. They still use them constantly, butRead More →

We are calling this the Pirate Shirt UN-PATTERN. I totally winged this pattern and don’t have the normal step-by-step photos you have come to love about WeeFolkArt (although there are still a good handful). There was a lot of just fudging it that went on and fortunately Pirate Shirts areRead More →

Self fringing shawls can be made from cotton or wools. Although I used cotton plaids, solid colors may be used too. This is a no sew project that can be done in under an hour. But be warned… they are easy and fun to make and the materials that are available are soRead More →

There’s a misconception that you have to be highly skilled to make truly beautiful gifts. Not so! Even the “noviest” novice can make lovely gifts, if they chose the right project! Take these beautiful shawls. They  are gorgeous enough to be found in the nicest boutiques, yet, with just the tiniest bit ofRead More →

  Materials: 4″ x 28″ piece of calico for the flower 3/4″ x 40″ piece of calico for stem, ripped 2 copies of pattern bead with large hole 4 12″ long pipe cleaners Follow the directions for the Rolled Calico Flower through step 7. Disregard all directions for the leavesRead More →

The other day I shared pictures of two Rolled Flowers. First, the Rolled Calico Flower, then the Rolled Felt Flower. Although they are both put together in the same general way, there are a few differences to account for the different fabrics used. Although I like them both very much, I mustRead More →

After you make one of these flowers, and find how very easy they are, you’ll find yourself tucking them hither and yon! Cotton calicoes were used to make this flower, using the same pattern we used to craft our Rolled Felt Flower. The calico will be smaller than the felt flower,Read More →

The girls needed matching barrettes for their new outfits, so of course I got right on it! Although they haven’t seen them yet, I’m sure they are going to love them. I made these for Pixie, using the cherry print in her ruffle. I decide to use a yo yoRead More →

Quick, easy and fun to make, these yo yo contour clip barrettes will become a favorite. Materials: Scraps of light weight fabric 3/4″ Lace – 5 “ Contour clip barrettes 3/4″ buttons Cotton Perle or 6 strands of embroidery floss Sewing thread Optional – hot glue 1] To cut outRead More →

What could be more summery than lounging on your favorite deck chair with your hair pulled back in a bandanna? Bandannas are a mainstay around here. Whether it is an old fashioned bandanna quickly tied around your head, a reversible bandanna meant to match multiple outfits, or the delicate bandannaRead More →

Use our handkerchief bandana pattern to make a simple bandana for keeping your hair out of your eyes or add embroidery to make it extra special. The directions below are for a plain handkerchief bandana pattern, but options are given for making the handkerchief bandana featured above. A note aboutRead More →

The Eight Panel Princess Skirt Directions are now ready. You can find them in Free Patterns Section. I made this one in some sweet Kaufman Confections fabric that Fairy just had to have the last time we were at Joann’s. Since they were not on sale, Gammy only got 1/2″Read More →

Here is the pattern for a 8 paneled “twirly” skirt that takes the basic elastic gathered skirt and adds a little “flirt” to it! There are 8 panels that flair out at the bottom. You may choose to use 1, 2, 4 or even 8 different fabrics. For that reason we cannot give specific fabric requirements.Read More →

This is a basic pattern for a simple elastic gathered waist for young girls. This can be made by sewing up the seam of 45” wide fabric, turning down a waistband and hemming. The same concept can be used for bigger girls and even moms. The secret is the widthRead More →

I am notorious for losing, oh, let’s call it misplacing, things. My son has a Montblanc pen. He’s had it forever. NEVER give me anything of value unless it is screwed to my person. I go through pens and pencils like they were kleenex. I have no idea what IRead More →

Once you get started making barrette covers, you’ll be addicted! You can sew them by hand or machine. In some cases you can applique before you sew fronts and backs together, in other cases you’ll have to wait until the barrettes are attached. Go wild or just leave them plain, theRead More →

  Please Note: Throughout this project you will find many hints. They will help you complete the project.   Important: The pattern pieces DO NOT have a seam allowance included. You MUST add a 1/4” seam allowance BEFORE you cut out the pattern pieces.   Materials: Fabric scraps – 5Read More →

We have a brooch, we have a necklace, all that’s left is a bracelet! Here is a super duper easy bracelet that goes together in no time. With supervision, your 4 year old can help string the beads and your 8 year old can make their own! If you’re havingRead More →

For a young child’s bracelet 2 1/2″ diameter. Add more hearts and beads to enlarge.  Materials: small piece red wool felt small beads .7mm Stretch Magic elastic red embroidery floss heart pattern [1] Copy pattern. [2] Cut out 2 hearts for each heart on bracelet (I needed 4 finished heartsRead More →

The directions are now complete for turning our Valentine Brooch into our Valentine Necklace. I made the necklace first, and as an after thought, removed the heart and turned it into a brooch. When Fairy came over, she was heartbroken. She loved the necklace. Well, it took Gammy about 2Read More →

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, who couldn’t use a little heart? Check out our new Valentine Brooch in the Free Patterns. You say brooches aren’t your thing?  No problem! Use the pattern as an applique on anything that screams for a little bling! Later this week I’ll show you how to turnRead More →