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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 →

On January 29, 2014 I posted the following on Wee Folk Art’s Facebook page: “The other day I received a package in the mail from Poland. Seems Tim had purchased a beautiful journal for me for Christmas, but it got held up in customs and I just received it. WhatRead 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 →

A couple of weeks ago I shared a sweater and hat I knitted for the Little Lady. (Leaving Thursday for a week long visit 🙂 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 →

When I was a little girl, I fell in love with Black Eyed Susans. They weren’t flowers in my mother’s garden, but rather they grew wild in the park by our house. I was intrigued by how alike and how different they were from daisies, another favorite. Once I hadRead More →

Back when Michelle was in high school, her and a group of her friends decided to have a "formal" girls night out. Most of the girls had boyfriends, but they decided it would be fun to get all dressed up, go to a lovely restaurant, and party WITHOUT boys. And,Read More →

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY TO ONE AND ALL! Please accept a little Valentine from Michelle and I to you. First, an applique made up entirely of hearts! As always, this was designed to fit a 6″ x 6″ block but it can be reduced or enlarged to meet your needs. The pattern for the PutRead More →

Yesterday Pixie and Fairy had their dance recital. There was talent-a-plenty I can tell ya! This was Pixie’s first time on the big stage and Fairy’s third… a real professional! Both of the girls did great, and Pixie stole the show, with a prop mix-up, and her grace under pressure.Read More →

It began as a desire to have a few props for some of Leo Lionni’s books. I especially wanted to focus on It’s Mine. I began by drawing a frog and toad to be cut from wood, which I shall be sharing as soon as I cut out my toad. IRead More →

  Although this little nosegay isn't exclusively a Valentine's design, made up in reds, pinks and maroons, this would happily embellish many Valentine's projects. One of my favorite late spring flowers is the peony. They are bold and flamboyant and their colors are lovely. The only problem is… their bloomsRead More →

  Materials: 4″ x 28″ piece of calico for the flower 3/4″ x 40″ piece of calico for stem, ripped 2 copies of pattern bead with large hole 4 12″ long pipe cleaners Follow the directions for the Rolled Calico Flower through step 7. Disregard all directions for the leavesRead More →

As promised, here is the felt version of the Rolled Flower. If you’d like to see it done in calico, and for slightly more in depth pictures, check out the directions for the Rolled Calico Flower. They are constructed the same, with slight difference to make the best use ofRead More →

After you make one of these flowers, and find how very easy they are, you’ll find yourself tucking them hither and yon! Cotton calicoes were used to make this flower, using the same pattern we used to craft our Rolled Felt Flower. The calico will be smaller than the felt flower,Read More →

Quick, easy and fun to make, these yo yo contour clip barrettes will become a favorite. Materials: Scraps of light weight fabric 3/4″ Lace – 5 “ Contour clip barrettes 3/4″ buttons Cotton Perle or 6 strands of embroidery floss Sewing thread Optional – hot glue 1] To cut outRead More →

Materials: Felt pieces glass seed beads embroidery floss 3 12″ pipe cleaners florist tape pattern Directions: 1] Make copy of pattern. 2] Cut out pattern in desired colors. Inner Beaded section: 3] Mark the inner circle. 4] Using 2 strands of embroidery floss, bring thread up in the center ofRead More →

Although I’m not “officially” back until Monday, I was just finishing up a project for Fairy and I thought I’d share a little. Last year Fairy was in her first dance recital. Tell me if there is anything cuter than a 3 year old in a tutu!!! I wanted toRead More →

  Thanks to Christy’s suggestion over at Sweet Tidings, I turned my outdoor Wall Flower into a cute Posy Applique Block. I know I’m always saying that “this was designed for a 6″ x 6″ block but the pattern can be reduced or enlarged to meet your needs”. This isRead More →

For a very fast, spring time carpet, stitch together a fun silk flower carpet. Use it in a gnome house or as a flower garden for the doll house, wee ones will love playing in it. Materials: Neutral felt for backing Silk flower petals Small pieces of felt for flower centers EmbroideryRead More →