Embroidering

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 →

I don’t have much time for crafts right now, the kids activities are in full gear, but I like to work on little things when I get a chance to sit down in the evening. A couple nights ago, I found some plain white tea towels hiding in my craftRead 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 →

Yesterday, I shared photos of the embroidered piece I was working on… Little Girl Wearing A Hat… a bear hat, no less! I purchased this pattern from LiliPopo.  You can find the original post, with lots more photos HERE. You can visit LiliPopo's Etsy shop HERE. I decided to turnRead More →

Early in March, I happened upon these adorable embroidery patterns from LiliPopo. The girls and I promptly fell in love, and I purchased the PDF download from LiliPopo’s Etsy Shop. As soon as I gathered a few supplies, Pixie, Fairy, their friend Sprite, Michelle and I had a wonderful eveningRead More →

A few weeks ago I shared a tutorial for making Peg Owls using an “adult” size, 2 3/8″ x 7/8″, wooden peg. Today, I am sharing a pattern for making a Large Peg Owl, perfect for wee hands, using the large wooden pegs, 3 9/16″ x 1 1/8″, making them largeRead More →

Whoooo wants a couple of adorable owls to come stay at their house? I think the real question is Whoooo wouldn't 🙂 Using traditional wooden pegs and felt, these little guys can take their place with your gnomes, fairies and other woodland animals. And, using our basic pattern, you canRead More →

Monday night we called the wee ones at 8:30 as they were getting ready for bed. Michelle answered the phone. Me: Do the kids want to spend the night and go for a late swim. Michelle: Let me ask. “Do you guys want to go swimming at Gammy’s and spendRead More →

  [We took one of our favorite patterns and made it lovelier by adding more embroidery. I love the end results!] If Fairy Dust is sprinkled on a flower as the last dew of morning evaporates, something magical happens… a Flower Fairy is born! If you are lucky enough to have Flower Fairies in your garden, thenRead More →

Who can turn flowers into fairies, a dog into a dragon, and a pesky sibling into a troll? Children, of course! With just a flick of their wrist and the help of a magic wand, ANYTHING is possible and probable 🙂 And, if the wand is a beautiful flower, allRead More →