Needle Work

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 →

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 →

Introducing the Little Red Riding Hood Embroidery Pattern The latest pattern in our collection of Fairy Tale needlework designs is our Little Red Riding Hood embroidery pattern. This embroidery pattern collection features stylized, pixie style dolls set in our favorite fairy tale stories. More patterns from this Fairy Tale Embroidery seriesRead More →

First up in our new collection of Fairy Tale needlework designs is our Princess and the Pea embroidery pattern. This embroidery pattern collection features stylized, pixie style dolls set in our favorite fairy tale stories. In the Princess and the Pea embroidery pattern, our princess sleeps atop a pile ofRead More →

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 →

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 →

I have been working on an embroidered pillow project for the last couple of weeks. I started with drawing up several cute little owls. These owls were designed to fit on a 5″ square. You can download the Owl Embroidery Pattern here. I then chose a light and dark coloredRead More →

Tomorrow, we will be hosting a give-away from our sponsor, A Child’s Dream. Yippy Skippy! When Debbie, the shop owner, was trying to decide what to give-away, I quickly suggested her WoolPets Needle Felting Kits. I’ve got a history with needle felting. Actually, it’s a tale of woe, but I’llRead More →