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sewing

Safety First For Young Creatives

Many people ask if my sewing patterns are good for kids. The answer is a resounding YES! But when sewing with kids we must also take safety into consideration. Cassandra Pollock, enthusiastic freelance writer, mom, and sewing aficianado, was invited to do a guest post on just this subject.   Safety First For Young Creatives … Continue reading »

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New sewing patterns available, dogs and hedgehogs

                Finnian and O’Malley are two posable pups just waiting for someone to play with. They stand at 4-1/4″ high and are 5″ long (excluding their tail). They are made from wool felt with a figurecord skeleton which gives them so many posing possibilities! My patterns are written … Continue reading »

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Finnian & O’Malley, new sewing pattern sneak peek

  If you follow my Face Book page you might’ve seen these two cute little guys popping up. Finnian and O’Malley are completely poseable, and way easier to make than you might think! Get your hand sewing supplies ready!

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New year, new updates

Happy new year fellow creatives! As part of my New Year resolutions I’m am going to update all of the older Dragon Charmer patterns. Some of the older patterns just don’t want to print correctly without a lot of messing around with print settings, etc. I’m not sure if it’s new technology, or problems with … Continue reading »

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Drumroll please… Ducky’s Kickstarter is live!

Please help Ducky and Spike spread the word about their new story. The Kickstarter is live now. We have 30 days to raise enough money for the book to become a printed reality. And, it’s the only way you can get your hands on the sewing pattern for Spike! Want to learn more? Visit the … Continue reading »

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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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Lily Pad Pin, a free sewing pattern!

As promised, since we got a bunch of new Facebook followers this past weekend, I’m giving away  a free pattern for Lily. She is an adorable, wearable art pin. 4″ long from the tip of her flower to the start of her”roots”. Make as many as you want for gifts, but please, since she is … 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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#showyourwork, Updates from the Dragon Charmer Studio

I know. It’s been a really long time since I’ve visited. This spring was so busy with the production of Hapenny Magick, and then I got really sick. Pretty much the whole month of May. And did I mention that I started a new job in March as well? So…now you know why I’ve been … Continue reading »

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