Appliqueing

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 →

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 →

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 →

I woke up at 6:00 Monday morning with an idea. I must dream in crafts, because I often wake up with some scathingly brilliant or totally lame idea… my dreams don’t always transfer well to wakefulness! Anyway, I knew I wanted to add something to Bug’s Art Supply Messenger Bag,Read More →

We get tons of emails from our readers. Sometimes they have questions, sometimes their kind words make us blush, and sometimes they simply WOW us! This falls into the category of WOWing us! I got this email from Jane: I thought you might be interested in the blanket I made as aRead More →

I’m a doodler. If I’m not actually crafting something, I usually have paper in front of me and I’m sketching and doodling away. Last night my weekend was officially over, when our weekend house guests left, leaving me alone for the first time in days. Sitting at my desk IRead More →

Because it is often hard to find things to make for older boys, and I know many of you are still looking for ideas for small gifts, I wanted to repost this. Bug loved the movie The Never Ending Story. (Joy of joys, he's now ready to read the book.  The Never Ending Story. I will need to remember to give it to himRead More →

Last week we received this email from a reader and having received her permission, wanted to share her email and pics. Kimara and Michelle, I found your blog a few weeks back. At the time I was bored and I knew I wanted to craft and sew but just hadRead More →