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Just in time for Christmas crafting the storybook gals I made last year are now available as a PDF pattern in the shop. Storybook X-Stitchettes, $4. I think these would be so sweet in a nursery. That ship has sailed... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Wee Wonderfuls
Since the pattern is named Elsa anyway I thought I'd give *the* Elsa a shot. I don't know though, not loving my materials on hand. I'm shooting for the young girl Elsa since I could never pull off sequined glam... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Wee Wonderfuls
This little guy turned into an elephant ornament for the tree to go with Mr. Panda. Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls
Hi Carla, I just resent the Olive pattern to you. This kitty is made from flannel. I have to order wool felt online. So hard to find in the shops. Luckily this shop is near me. It's where I found this lovely flannel
Toggle Commented Nov 17, 2014 on katie kitty at Wee Wonderfuls
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Have you seen the Kindness Elves floating around on facebook? It's an idea from the Imagination Tree website for an alternative to Elf of the Shelf. The Kindness Elf promotes giving and kindness by bringing thoughtful heart shaped suggestions instead... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls
It's done! I crocheted an afghan! Fun! I love making blankets. Crochet is such a new world for me. It's so forgiving. This just occurred to me.. my border is a little ruffly where I started out because I was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls
It's a little panda for the Christmas tree. Every year I want to make a bunch of little stuffed toy ornaments and I get distracted. Maybe this is my year. I sorta want to bedazzle him up with glitter glue.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls
Ok, I am maybe halfway done with my crocheted hexagon afghan. I thought I was closer but then I laid it out on the floor, instead of just on my lap, and ok, maybe another 30 hexs. I really want... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls
Hello hello, how are you blogaudience?! I am very happy. Halloween is OVER! And I'm not a hater, but I am so relieved. There is something about the day after Halloween that feels like the end of a marathon. I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls
I've picked up this unfinished project, Jo. She has a sweet face now. Motivates me to finish the rest of her. Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls
I spent maybe 2 hours yesterday afternoon, geez was it really that long, trying to figure out how to do an attached i-cord border to my knit afghan. I couldn't figure it out from the diagrams and written instructions so... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls
We had a lovely 3 day weekend. Two bright sunny days to take in all the Fall festivities and one nice rainy day to stay home and work on my crocheted hex afghan. Also this week I finished up knitting... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls
Of course after clearing out/destashing my basement fabric supply I get the bug to make a bear from felted thrifted sweaters. I'd held on to that stuff for years! Since this era! (because Wee Wonderfuls is such a vast empire... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls
I made a quilted handbag for my mom for her birthday. I saw this bag on Pinterest and thought she'd like it so I went down to the Quilt Merchant and found some wool and flannels and autumnal prints and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls
Phoebe jumped into her own scrapbook with zero encouragement. She found the album and pocket pages I bought her, appropriated my paper cutter, glue stick, corner rounder, gel pens and went to town with my pile of unused photos. Her... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls
It is an overcast and drizzly day and I'm happy to be home crafting except that I'm too all over the place. I want to work on 20 things at once. And I have the wrong stuffing. And I just... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls
Here's the kitty friend for the two dolls I just made. She's the Katie Kitty pattern from my book, Wee Wonderfuls: 24 Dolls to Sew and Love Fun to make! I haven't made an animal in a while. Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls
thanks Jody :)
Toggle Commented Sep 30, 2014 on crocheted hexagons at Wee Wonderfuls
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just go for it! I think it's the color choices that keep crochet fresh
Toggle Commented Sep 30, 2014 on crocheted hexagons at Wee Wonderfuls
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Yes! that's it. Ah, there is the weave in as you go. thank you!
Toggle Commented Sep 30, 2014 on crocheted hexagons at Wee Wonderfuls
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pillow would be really cute. And then I wouldn't be stressing myself with another giant hex project. I still have an entire hex quilt to hand piece some time this decade.
Toggle Commented Sep 30, 2014 on crocheted hexagons at Wee Wonderfuls
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that is a good idea! I have to keep going back to the pattern bc I can't remember the specifics for each round. I need more yarn colors so I can do this. any excuse to go yarn shopping :) the yarn is vicky howell sheepish, so 30% wool. I was worried it was too fuzzy. seems like stitch definition is a big thing with a design like this.
Toggle Commented Sep 30, 2014 on crocheted hexagons at Wee Wonderfuls
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yes! where the round ends is so confusing. Or when you have to join back to that first spoke and I feel like I always pick it up in a different place. Not as straightfoward as the knitting. But I do love how easy it is to pull stitches out and redo. thank you for confirmation! that's what I was thinking crocheting ends in was. that's pretty easy. do you have link to your hippo? sounds cool!
Toggle Commented Sep 30, 2014 on crocheted hexagons at Wee Wonderfuls
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I have started another over ambitious project in a medium I know nothing about, crochet. After weeks of futsing with it here and there I think I figured out how to crochet a hexagon. Sometimes they turn out right and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at Wee Wonderfuls