It won’t stop raining here today, so I turned my attention to Christmas sale projects. I got these canvas bags (really knapsacks) at a garage sale a few years ago and knew I wanted to do something with them. So, … Continue reading
Yes, even as spring peeks through the clouds here, I’m stuck on Christmas. This time, more Norwegian nisse. Unbelievably, I had everything I needed on hand to make these guys–large spools, mold-maker, sculpty clay, paints, cotton, the little mushrooms, etc. … Continue reading
My latest batch of linen and felt ornaments. They have a little stuffing in them for 3-D effect.
I’m at it again. At last December’s art sale, a woman asked me to make 6 shoe ornaments for this year’s sale. She wanted to buy them for her friends who shared her passion for shoes. So, here are the … Continue reading
OK, I’ve started in on Christmas ornaments again. I’ve had all this vintage lace hanging around for years so I decided to make some small lace Christmas trees!
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!
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!
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