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Tagged With: dragon

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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Two new patterns available! A music playing bear and a Good Luck, Chinese Style Dragon!

Two new patterns are available this week, just in time for the weekend! The first is a big, beautiful bear named Baird. He is 17″ when sitting, has long, dangly arms, is fully jointed with needle felted eyes and embroidered nose. He comes with directions to include a music box (with a nice supplier list … Continue reading »

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New Sewing Pattern, Dragon Hatchlings

New Dragon Hatchlings sewing pattern!   Two beautiful dragon patterns in one digital download. Patterns will be delivered as a PDF file. Detailed instructions with illustrations. Each dragon is about 22″ long. Needle felted eyes and chest, soft sculpted nose, wired fingers/toes. Your choice to thread joint or safety lock joint, instructions included for both. … Continue reading »

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Only 6 chances left to win the sunshine dragon!Beyond Bears, How to Draw,Design and Sew your own soft animals, Pre-order going strong!

The first 30 pre-orders went so fast that I had to add 10 more! Now there are only 6 pre-orders left, and that means, only 6 chances left to win the sunshine dragon! I will not be adding any more chances to win after this, but you can still pre-order the book and receive it … Continue reading »

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Beyond Bears, How to draw, design and sew your own creatures–Now available for Pre-order!

My design book, Beyond Bears, is finished! For a year I’ve been working on putting together all the information that I’ve learned from my 7 year journey of drawing, designing and sewing my own stuffed animals and creatures and now I’m showing you how to do it!Beyond Bears contains 76 pages of need to know … Continue reading »

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New Dragon needs a name! Naming Contest!

I need a name! Meet the newest dragon of the The Dragon Charmer family. Problem is, we don’t know what to call her! Perhaps you can think of a name for this little sweetie? You have until Friday July 20th to give me the best name you can think of. The winner will receive the … Continue reading »

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New Sewing Pattern for those of you who love handwork! Jewel Dragons!

This beautiful dragon sewing pattern is for a completely hand sewn dragon from hand dyed wool-blend felt. His body is needle felted with swirling patterns using wool roving and beaded for an extra bit of sparkle. His eyes are glass beads. Wired limbs and claws for posing. If you want to make this dragon for … Continue reading »

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Stand up for Dragons – An open letter to dracophobes…

Saw this wonderful post about why we celebrate dragons and I thought you might like it too!   Stand up for Dragons – An open letter to dracophobes….

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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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How to spot dye wool fabric…

Most of the creatures I make are made from woven wool that I buy from the Dorr Mill Store in Guild, NH. Wool is easy to dye and you can use any dye that can be used on natural materials. I’ve used acid dyes (Prochem), Flavored drink mixes (ie: Kool Aid) and food coloring. There … Continue reading »

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