Felt & Felting (Page 2)

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 →

We don’t usually feature applique blocks back-to-back BUT Michelle needed a bird pattern for a project she was working on, so it made sense to turn it into a Black Bird Applique Block. Although we used Halloween colors, this bird can be any color you like πŸ™‚ As always, ourRead More →

At the end of summer I gave everyone a sneak peek at an applique block I had just finished. My plan was to enlarge the pattern 300% and make a Halloween banner. ((Sigh)) THAT never came to past… so many other projects we are in the middle of, but IRead More →

  Few things are more icon of woodlands and autumn then owls. And, here, lording over his domain, is a whimsical, yet wise owl… much like his creator πŸ™‚ This applique, like most of ours, was designed to fit a 6″ x 6″ block, but the pattern can be enlargedRead More →

I've worn bangs for longer than most of our readers have been alive… true story πŸ™‚ Anyway… Tim saw some sassy pics of me in the 70s, with long straight hair and no bangs. Tim: Oh, how cute. (He had enough sense not to say… you WERE so cute. GottaRead More →

Sometimes Bug comes looking for something “manly”. When he asked if I could draw him a lizard, I was glad to oblige. After I drew it for him, (he was thrilled with it, btw πŸ™‚ it screamed “applique block”! So here, in some fun summer colors, and definitely “boy worthy”Read More →

Because of everything that has been going on this summer, I feel like I’m a little behind… Wee Folk Art speaking. There were a few things that we have done that I didn’t have time to share at the time but still want to. So… first up… STRAWBERRIES! Although JuneRead More →

Hopefully you won't find this spider going up your water spout! I designed this applique because Bug wanted more bugs in his life πŸ™‚ When we were making stamps for our Letterboxing Nature Journals, Bug wanted something that "boys like". He was quite smitten with the spider, and since that time, this spider has appeared many places. It was designed to fit a 6" x 6" blockRead More →

Although snails might not be welcomed visitors in your garden, they are certainly a sign of summer! And, if they are not ravishing your tender young plants, they are cute as… well, cute as a bug's ear πŸ™‚ I know the wee ones are fascinated with snails, and the geek in me always marvels at the the mathematical formula, The Fibonacci sequence, that is visible in the spiral in aRead More →

“Once there was a peddler who sold caps. But he was not like an ordinary peddler, carrying his wares on his back. He carried them on top of his head.” So begins the tale of Caps for Sale, the lovely story of an unorthodox peddler and a tree full of peskyRead More →

FYI… Tim and I are off for a long weekend with Little Lady and her Mommy and Daddy. We will be back mid week. We hope everyone in the States has a wonderful and safe Memorial Day Weekend. And… if you’re NOT in the States… we still hope you have a lovely weekend πŸ˜‰ Do you have a budding artist inRead More →

Spring has sprung! The trees are flowering, and the baby birds are bouncing around the yard looking for yummies! Just imagine the fun you can have with this little “FunScape” applique. Designed to fit a 6″ x 6″ block, it can be reduced or enlarged to meet your needs. Michelle REALLY enlarged this block and painted a mural in Pixie and Fairy’s room. The pattern for the Bitty Birdie AppliqueRead 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 πŸ™‚ And, if the wand is a beautiful flower, allRead More →

The daffodils in our yard are just poking their heads through the ground, but I was aching for some flowers, NOW, so I decided to make my own. You can make a garland or 2 or 3 for yourself, too. Hang your Spring Flower Garland up and you’ll feel like you stumbled upon an enchanted flower fairy garden. WithRead More →

Yesterday we shared this month’s Out of the Block project… a wooden kite made using today’s Kite Applique Block. What is it about kites that excites us so? Is it the fact that a little paper, wood and string, can be transformed into a soaring vision? Or is it, that for justRead More →

  NOTE: The contest is now closed. The winner will be announced here, tomorrow morning πŸ™‚ EDIT: Just once I'd like to post a giveaway without having to go back and edit something. Fortunately, it's always my fault… so I have no one else to blame, hehe. This is VERY important… if take advantage of Daria's 10% discount… and why wouldn't youRead More →

A couple of weeks ago I shared a sweater and hat I knitted for the Little Lady. (Leaving Thursday for a week long visit πŸ™‚ I wanted a little embellishment for the hat, and I made a flower using the material that I will be using to make her 2 pairs of reversible pants. Although I sewed the flower directly on her hat, you couldRead More →

AND THE WINNER IS… Teryn: Submitted by teryn on Sat, 02/18/2012 – 18:41. Oh, so cute. We love felt foods … and they have some really cute kits! Congrats, Teryn. You are going to be very busy making a plateful of yummy looking Felt Easter Sugar Cookies πŸ™‚ Please make sure to contact us at weefolkart.com with your snail mailRead More →

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! Wishing you a day filled with love and giggles πŸ™‚ Kimara and Michelle   The pattern for our Valentines Peonies can be found HERE.Read More →

February is a great time to share sweet treats with all the "sweeties" in our life. And what's sweeter than an ice cream cone with sprinkles on top? Our Ice Cream Cone Applique looks yummy enough to eat!  We added sprinkles using a straight stitch and 6 strands of floss, but you could easily add glass beads for extra glitter. Or, cover in French knots. This appliqueRead More →

  FINALLY was able to wake up to snow. Granted… it’s only 1″, and granted… it’s suppose to rain in a couple of days and it will probably be all gone, but this morning I feel like I’m 5 years old and I want to get on snow clothes and go outside and play! I have been waiting toRead More →