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Don’t Cry, Spike! Pre-orders now available!

When I told Spike it’d be a couple of months before the book was ready he was very sad. I’m hoping putting the book up for pre-order will make him a little happier! Pre-order Ducky & Spike now and save $2.00 on the retail price! For a limited time, pre-orders for Ducky & Spike will … Continue reading »

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Rue the Reindeer, new sewing pattern available!

Rue the Reindeer is 19″ long and stuffed full of winter love. Sewing pattern includes full size patterns and illustrated directions plus a list of awesome suppliers. Rue is not jointed. Safe for children. Eyes and nose are needle felted. You may make finished animals for sale. You can find this pattern in my Etsy … Continue reading »

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Frankfurt Fox, a new sewing pattern!

A new, realistic, fox. 14″ tall. Safety lock joints, needle felted eyes. You can find Frankfurt in my Etsy store or download from Patternmart (link below!) Frankfurt Fox This listing is for the pattern to sew a beautiful 14″ fox! Frankfurt Fox has safety lock jointed … Price: US$10.00

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Two new hand sewing patterns now available!

Gnome Sweet Gnome Bring a little magic of the forest into your home with this cute wool felt applique project. 14″ in diameter. Use as a candle mat or table centerpiece. Download it from Patternmart.com following the link below or find it on Etsy. Gnome Sweet Gnome Bring a little magic of the forest into … Continue reading »

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Think Spring! New pattern for an easy to sew felt bunny

Inspired by a wood carving of a rabbit I just had to have! Now I have a soft version too! He’s easy to sew, no joints, with a cute as an Easter bunny embroidered face, nose and tummy. You could even put your own Easter or Spring message on his tummy. Directions are written and … Continue reading »

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Free sewing pattern, primitive rabbit

I made these adorable bunnies from a baby quilt I found at a vintage/junk store in northern New Hampshire. They have rusty jingle bells for eyes and a scrap of homespun for their bow with an embroidered nose, ear and leg. Fill them with lavender for a cute sachet or toss them in a chair … Continue reading »

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Two Country Gentlemen, a new sewing pattern for a dressed up rabbit and pig

These two little country gentlemen are ready to frolic and play. You can make them from a variety of fabrics. The directions include instructions for jointing the head with safety lock joints, but you have the option to joint the legs and arms with thread jointing instead of safety lock joints. Eyes shown in photo … Continue reading »

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Sir Tenderheart, New sewing pattern

Now available! Sir Tenderheart is a 10″, fully jointed lion. The directions include illustrations and full size pattern pieces. Directions in pattern include instructions for glass eyes, but other methods/eyes can be used. You will find a tutorial for needle felted eyes on my website, www.thedragoncharmer.com. This listing is for the downloadable sewing pattern only– … Continue reading »

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From Sketch to (almost!) Finished—-The first Illustration for Bedtime for Little Owl

I spent much of this weekend working on the first illustration for my story Bedtime for Little Owl. It isn’t quite complete yet, but it’s finished enough to get your feedback, and show you the sketch it started from. Why did I start with this panel? Well, actually, it was the only one I had … Continue reading »

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Work in Progress, more sketches for Bedtime for Little Owl

I’ve been recovering in bed for the past few days after having a stomach bug and then getting a kidney stone on top of that. (Yes, Mom, I’m drinking lots of water!) If you know me, you know that I don’t like sitting still— so if I wasn’t napping I was keeping my hands busy. … Continue reading »

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