Gnome & Fairy Dolls

Whether you are in love with the retro trolls from the 60s or the zany trolls from the recent movie, these peg trolls are sure to win you over, too! Yesterday Michelle and I were talking about a new project for Wee Folk Art. I had a couple of thoughtsRead More →

Today we have teamed up with Debbie from A Child’s Dream to bring you the Gnomes with Arms pattern. This past summer we shared several gnome patterns on Wee Folk Art that called for drilling holes into the standard peg bodies. Some of our readers expressed concerns over drilling theRead More →

Whether your Gnomes have been invited to a Harvest Celebration or plan to go out for Trick or Treats, they will undoubtedly be the cutest gnomes around in their matching Gnome Scarecrow Costume! Here is our fourth and final offering in our Gnome Costume Series. Once again we have modified oneRead More →

Since I have decided to use this summer as a time to share some of our past favorite summer projects, I’ve enjoyed taking the time to go through our archives, of which there are many! If you’ve never done it before, visit our SITE INDEX and get lost in overRead More →

You have meet our Seaside Gnomes and Seaside Mermaids. Today learn how to make these lovely magical ladies of the sea. A NOTE BEFORE YOU BEGIN: Unlike most of the peg dolls you’ve seen, these have bendable arms. I have tried many ways to secure arms in the past andRead More →

We started Wee Folk Art back in July of 2008, so we are celebrating 7 years of sharing our passions here on the blog. Every once in a while I love to flip around through our early blogs. In the beginning we were trying so hard to find our footing.Read More →

Is there anything more precious than a new born baby? I think not! And, have you ever wondered where baby gnomes come from? Well, here’s your chance to find out. When Pixie and Fairy saw the new Forest Gnome Family, the first thing they both said was, “Where’s the baby?”Read More →

This is the second and final part of our Festival Gnome. Part 1 of our Festival Gnome can be found HERE. 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 ofRead More →

  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.Read More →

Britta and I were chatting the other day, and she said she was ready for a make-over. We had tons of fun deciding on a new style, and then we both got busy stitching away. I think she looks lovely! Next week she'll model for many more photos and I'llRead More →

When Bug was a wee lad, he refused to eat ANYTHING with a face. And I’m not talking about just “mooers” and “cluckers”… if a food item was designed with a face, he couldn’t bring himself to chomp it. I remember the trauma of being served …a side helping ofRead More →

Like much of the world, I anxiously awaited the arrival of Britain’s newest member to the royal family. The news of the birth of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge was a delightful change from the often heart-breaking news that usually fills our screens. What joy to celebrate the birth of a healthyRead More →

Yes… we realize these are rather simplistic gnomes, but that’s the point. These Simple Little Gnomes are a wonderful project for beginning sewers be they six or 60! By using a running stitch to attach the face to the gnomes, and an overcast stitch to sew it all together, evenRead More →