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creativity

Did you know? Hand sew your favorite creatures

Many of your favorite Dragon Charmer dragon sewing patterns can be hand sewn from felt. Take a peek at the beautiful hand sewing Atelier Anke has done!

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Introducing Hazel Witch Cottage Sewing Patterns

I have a new imprint name for my Halloween themed sewing patterns! I LOVE fall and Halloween and I wanted a special  name for just these patterns. To introduce Hazel Witch Cottage to you, I’ve developed three new patterns that are ready to download and start crafting now. Just Click on the link below the … Continue reading »

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Ducky Sewing pattern now available!

The sewing pattern for Ducky, the main character in my new book, Ducky’s New Ball, is now available! Ducky is a sweet 6″ poseable doll made from cotton knit and wool felt with a wooden doll body. The pattern is illustrated with photographs and clearly written. There is a list of suppliers included as well. … Continue reading »

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Suffering from the midwinter blues?

Make yourself something fun!! I’ve got a 25% off coupon active in my Etsy store right now. Save on anything in the store! Use code: MIDWINTERBLUES. Happy creating!

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New kits available in the Etsy store!

Just in time for gift making, I’ve added kits for the very popular Tidbit Faerie dolls. These fairies are the perfect size for dollhouses, ornaments or pins. You’ve got the choice of 4 different skin colors (in a pre-sewn tube!), lots of felt colors, and 6 different hair colors. Check out the listing here. I’ve … Continue reading »

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Getting to know Huldfreyja–My writing process for the sequel to Hapeny Magick

My writing process for Tangled Magick, the second book in the Hapenny Magick series, was much different than writing the first. For one thing, I already knew my characters through and through, so there would be no surprises, right? Wrong! My characters threw me curveballs while I was writing—especially Leif. I do plan for surprises … Continue reading »

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New sewing pattern , Avril, the Goblin Traveller

Avril, The Goblin Traveler. I caught this guy trying to steal eggs from our chicken coop! Luckily he only got away with one and a nice black feather from the rooster. I don’t think he’ll be back, but I’ll be on the lookout for those red boots! Avril is made from hand-dyed wool, but you … 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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Awesome Creature Maker Monday, Fionna

Meet Fionna! She is my awesome creature maker for this week! Here’s what she wrote me: Hi Jennifer, you don’t know me personally but I have had some of your patterns for a while now and just starting to make them up. I am not a sew-er as such, as I am mainly a Clay … Continue reading »

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