Another take on Swedish Dala horses–this time in felt with dimensional paint decorations. I think I’m turning back to jewelry for a while now–have to build up my spring stock!
I’ve started a series of floral necklaces for spring. Here’s the first one. It will soon be in my Gemnorde Etsy shop!
This is the last of the gnome making–red cashmere hats this time. And three little silk-lined fur muffs!
Yes, a hanging version with velvet hat and wool roving beard.
I’m loving how these turned out–just made 9 more, including some Victorian snow angels! They’re made of stuffed linen on felt.
These little brocade stockings would be great to tuck a small gift or money into for Christmas. They will be on sale next December!
I look today at the hundreds of thousands of women–not only in Washington (far larger crowd than for the inauguration), but in Chicago, Minneapolis, London, Paris, and across the world…and I am so filled with hope, pride, and gratitude. Yesterday … Continue reading
These are the larger ones with the cashmere hats! The beards are washed lamb’s wool. Dark grey felt bodies and red mittens. For a finishing touch I’m going to sew a little Norwegian flag on the front of each hat. … Continue reading
The newest members of my Scandinavian Christmas ornaments family–Norwegian Nisse and Swedish Tomte! These turned out so well, I’m going to make some a bit larger in grey with sheep’s wool beards and cashmere hats. Save
This is the time of year when I start making ornaments for the next Women’s Art Festival in December. Never too soon to get going on this because during good weather I don’t want to be inside. Here are two … Continue reading