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Tagged With: creativity

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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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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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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Adult make-a-gift Night!

Many of my friends in my hometown have participated in the annual make-a-gift fair that the elementary PTO sponsors for the Sutton kids every year. For a low price the kids come in and make gifts to give to family and friends for the holidays. There is also a cake walk, where my kids have … 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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Light up your Faerie World!

I’ve been making these really fun faerie house night lights lately. I thought I would share them with you! I hand build each one from pottery clay and then they have to dry for about 2 weeks before being fired. The wait is agonizing! Then I get to pick them up and paint them. Here … Continue reading »

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Upcycle me! Overdressed to fabulous!

Ever see something at a flea market/garage sale and wonder if you can actually do what you think you can do with it? I saw these 3″ overdressed porcelain dolls at a flea market recently and I thought to myself, I wonder if I can get those clothes and icky hair off and make them … Continue reading »

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The importance of being creative…

My life has been full of creative pursuits. It wasn’t until I was almost 30 that I finally settled on creating creatures and found a way to support my craft habit. Creating to me is like drinking water– it is not just something I like to do– but MUST do. To keep my creative mind … Continue reading »

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New! Hapenny Magick Newly Borns Sewing Pattern now available!

You can find the new sewing pattern for the Hapenny Newly Borns on Etsy and Patternmart! Happy creating! Hapenny Magick Newly Borns PMRT Newly Borns are 18″ of lovable baby. They are based on the newly born, Mabel, a character in my … Price: US$10.00

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Playing with PheeMcFaddle, How to dye felt with Kool-Aid

This tutorial is generously illustrated by my good friend Phee McFaddell! Please visit her online at pheemcfaddell.com for wonderful faerie projects, coloring pages and stories!! To find the free dragon ornament pattern that goes along with this tutorial there is a link on the bottom of the page. These images are copyrighted by pheemcfaddell.com and … Continue reading »

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