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Jennifer Carson

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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Remembering the Magic: Shedding our Skin

Sometimes life gets so busy that we forgot to stop and see the magic around us. I had one of these moments on Saturday evening after a long day at a festival hunched over face painting. The Universe always gives us signs though, and here was mine: a cool little visitor on our back fence … 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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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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Things just got a little “Duckier” around here!

  I’m so excited to share the new photos of Ducky and Spike. We spent this afternoon in a dear friend’s photography studio, Unforgettable Photos, in my hometown of Manchester, MI. The pictures turned out beautifully for the book. I’m so excited to give you a top-notch product!  The book will be a 40 page … Continue reading »

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The Fair Villagers are coming!

It’s been a long haul, but the faeries and I have arrived safely in our new home. I thought I’d introduce you to some of the new faeries I’ve met recently. Thankfully they didn’t mind having their picture taken. Marlo is a faerie who lives near our basement entrance. He farms the moss that grows … Continue reading »

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Meet Ducky and Spike in Person!

Meet Ducky at Enchanted Passage in Sutton, Massachusetts. Today at 2 PM!

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Ducky and Spike, test shots with scenery

I’ve always wanted to make illustrations with my dolls, so this year I decided to get rid of the fear and go for it. I still have some tweaks to make, but I’m getting closer. What do you guys think?    

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New Sewing Pattern, Nori, the Scandinavian Hairy Troll

Nori is based on the hairy Scandinavian trolls. She is fully jointed with needle felted eyes and wired fingers. Nori is 16″ in total length. She wears a removable fur collar and is stuffed with love. Nori, pictured above, is made from hand dyed wool and a premium faux fur. You may substitute the wool … Continue reading »

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