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Softie of the Week

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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Free softie sewing pattern to celebrate my new book, Wojer and the Wizard of the Wood!

To celebrate my new storybook series, Fox Hollow Tales, in which the first tale stars a little badger named Wojer, I created this little badger for you to sew! Okay, so Wojer isn’t a European badger, he’s an American badger, but he’s still cute! Here’s what you’ll need to make a badger: wool felt in … Continue reading »

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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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October’s Free softie of the month, Fall Hare

October is here, and in the Northeast, it is getting quite chilly especially at night. I hope you are enjoying your fall wherever you are! This month’s free softie sewing pattern is a cute little hare. Using leftover wool scraps I hand stitched this 8″ hare together and softly stuffed him. He would be great … Continue reading »

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The first softie of the week..er, month! Starry Eyed Rattle Bear

So, I’m now official. I have my Bachelor’s Degree in my hand, which means that I don’t have any more homework and can spend more time designing. Instead of the softie of the week during the summer, I’m going to do a Softie of the Month. Instead of 6 softies a year you’ll be getting … Continue reading »

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Sly, the Weasel and the first summer free softie of the week!

  Shipping from the printer on August 1st is the October Issue of Teddy Bear and Friends, where you can find– you guessed it! Sly the Weasel. If you’ve read Hapenny Magick, you’ll remember that Maewyn brought these little guys to life from twigs to help save the wedge from the troll invasion. This beautiful … Continue reading »

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A Birthday Gift for you!

Yesterday was my birthday. I was overwhelmed by how many of you sent me happy greetings. My way of thanking you is this little, just under 3″, piggy pattern! I made him from short, dense mohair and hand dyed felt with two small glass beads for eyes. He is thread jointed with waxed linen for … Continue reading »

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The Final Softie of the Week, Butterfly

 It’s here! The final Softie of the Week sewing pattern. I hope you like this cute little butterfly. I made her from black wool and a tea dyed cotton, but I’d love to see her made in bright colors! If you have enjoyed these free softie patterns, I hope you will consider joining my mailing list, … Continue reading »

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Softie of the Week, Rufflewing the owl…

Hi everyone! I’m so glad you’ve enjoyed the softie patterns. I’ve gotten lots of good responses and a few photos. I would love to see more of your creations, so keep sending those pics in! There are only 2 softies left for Softie of the Week! But don’t fret– if you want more free patterns, … Continue reading »

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Softie of the week, Jack-o-Lantern

I know, summer has just begun in the far north east, and I’m already thinking about fall! Groan at me all you like, but fall is my favorite time of the year so naturally I have to give you guys a fall-ish design. Plus, these guys turn out so cute. I’d love to make a … Continue reading »

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