Gnome Patterns & Stories (Page 3)

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Welcome to the Wee Folk Art World of Gnomes and Fairies. Wee Folk Art offers the largest collection of free gnome patterns and fairy patterns on the web. It can be called Peg Gnome Pattern Central and is home to the basic Waldorf Gnome Pattern.

Our love of all things gnome began many years ago with our simple Waldorf Peg Gnome Pattern. Once these little peg gnomes entered our homes, our fantasy fun began. Our gnome collection quickly multiplied. Soon the Waldorf Peg Gnomes were inviting their Flower Fairy friends over and even peg leprechauns showed up and began causing mischief.

Types of Gnome Patterns

We now have a vast collection of different gnome patterns and tutorials. You can make peg gnomes, wool roving gnomes, paper clay gnomes, or even carved wooden gnomes following our tutorials.

Our woodland gnomes needed a place to call home in their thicket. We built them a lovely woodland tree house and have had fun furnishing it with doll size furniture made from natural materials. More recently our newest additions to our gnome world have included the Seaside Gnomes and their Mermaid friends.

Gnome Lore & Stories

The fantasy world of gnomes and fairies is developed further with our campfire stories. Don’t miss out on the gnome adventures in the Thicket Tales or Seaside Escapades stories.

  Here is the tutorial, as promised, for our Gnome Bunk Beds. To read the story “Britta’s Dilemma :: A Gnome Thicket Adventure”, just click HERE! Materials: 1″ x 6″ x 12″ wood – I used pine two branches – 1″ x 8″ 2 pieces 3/8″ x 1″ dowel rodRead 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 →

The other day I saw the most adorable wee stockings at Little Cotton Rabbits. If you’ve never been to Little Cotton Rabbits, you are in for a real treat. Julie Williams is a gifted designer and knitter. She makes the most a.dor.able little creatures that she sells. The demand for herRead 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 →

If we seemed to have been rather elusive this week, its because we’ve been hard at work creating our Spring Gnomes for Wee Hands. Look for the tutorial in the next day or two.I always feel like I’m bragging, but I love the colors and designs on these little… I mean BIG guys! They were also very cooperative for theRead More →

When I was working on the Paperclay Leaves last week, I was absent-mindedly rolling some of the cut-away clay in my hands. Before I knew it, the blob was shaped into a peg form. Well, it took me about 3 seconds to decide to make some gnomes. What a shocker,Read More →

I’ve had a very busy week and Michelle has been doing a great job of holding down the fort. I do have a couple of things to share this week. First, a couple of weeks ago, one of our readers shared an Etsy shop with us on Facebook, specifically the artist’s littleRead More →

Wander back a few days and read the first couple of paragraphs of the post I had on reusing craft designs. Here, is yet another way to use our little gnome. Follow the basic directions there except use the pattern found HERE. The biggest difference, is you will be placing the pattern on aRead More →

Anyone who knows me well, knows I NEVER make “just enough” food for dinner. When I make chicken soup, you would think I planned to feed the villagers… and, in fact, sometimes I do 🙂 But here is my philosophy… it really doesn’t take that much more time to makeRead More →

The other day I shared our latest gnomes… the Old World Wooden Gnomes. In the past we’ve made Peg Gnomes, Knit Gnomes, Sewn Baby Gnome Dolls, and Michelle even designed Gnome Pillow Panels that you can buy from Spoonflower to sew and stuff. So, it only seems natural that we would eventually have gotten around to making wooden gnomes 🙂 NOTE: ForRead More →