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Christmas Spirits, New sewing pattern and kit available!

Christmas Spirits are little elves that arrive in your home and help spread joy and cheer during the holiday season. Arrange them in a new place every morning with a little note for the children or grandchildren encouraging the spirit of the season. Your note can say: Let’s visit an elderly neighbor or relative today, … Continue reading »

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New Sewing Pattern, Yeti Earbud Buddy and I-Phone/I-Pod Case

Always losing your iphone or ipod in your bag or purse? Those days are long gone with a cute little pouch that you can hook to the handle of your bag. The earbud buddy keeps your earbuds from from getting tangled or the wires broken, simply wrap your cord around the Yeti’s neck and snap … 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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Another free pattern to celebrate Fox Hollow Tales!

This cute little bear is one of the creatures you might meet in Fox Hollow! Want to meet some of the other creatures that live in Fox Hollow? My Kickstarter campaign is going strong and you can visit and see other character sketches and watch the video! Please help me spread the word and meet … Continue reading »

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Swirly Turtle, a new hand sewn pattern

A new turtle to hasten the days of summer in! Enjoy! Swirly Turtle, hand sewn from felt, PMRT Swirly Turtle is made from felt and hand sewn together. He is 6 1/2″ long and about 6″ wide. Easy … Price: US$3.00

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Free sewing pattern, Rumshuckle, a faerie pin or ornament

I designed this faerie pin for the Utopiacon 2012 program, but I thought it would be nice to share with you as well.  He is hand sewn with just a basic blanket stitch. Just download the directions below and happy creating!  Don’t forget to look for other fabulous sewing patterns by The Dragon Charmer! Find … Continue reading »

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A Beast of a Bag, new sewing pattern, now available!

You’ve been waiting for it! Here it is! A Beast of a Bag, Easy sewing pattern, PDF   Roomy and fabulous for everyday use! This beast of a bag will will grab attention everywhere you go! Full of character, this bag measures 16 1/2″ by 13″ when finished and only takes a 1/2 yard of … Continue reading »

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Upcycle me! Snowmen from vintage oil cans

If you are like most creative people, you scour the flea markets and garage sales during the summer for great items that can be recycled or “Up”cycled. Last year I found an old oil can at a junk/antique store and immediately it spoke to me. It said “Don’t I look like a penguin to you?” … Continue reading »

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