Spring Time Flower Garland

The daffodils in our yard are just poking their heads through the ground, but I was aching for some flowers, NOW, so I decided to make my own. You can make a garland or 2 or 3 for yourself, too. Hang your Spring Flower Garland up and you’ll feel like you stumbled upon an enchanted flower fairy garden. With a kiss of spring and a promise of warm summer days, bring the outdoors indoors with this lovely Spring Flower Garland. 
 
To make your own you will need:

Spring Flower Garland Kit from Wee Folk Art's Market Place [Available April 23]

Note: Kit includes 100% wool felt, cotton embroidery floss, 100% wool yarn and directions. To finish the project you will need embroidery needles and Size F or G crochet hook.

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Materials:
wool felt - 8 colors for flowers and green for leaves
embroidery floss to match the 9 felt colors
wool yarn
Size F or G crochet hook (it is small for the 2 strands of yarn you will be chaining, but I wanted the chain dense
embroidery needles
pattern

MATERIALS AVAILABLE IN WEE FOLK ART'S MARKET PLACE: [available April 23]
Spring Flower Garland Kit (Items may be purchased separately)
embroidery needles

NOTE: If...Read more

Felted Egg Giveaway from Art of Felting


 
NOTE: The contest is now closed. The winner will be announced here, tomorrow morning :)

EDIT: Just once I'd like to post a giveaway without having to go back and edit something. Fortunately, it's always my fault... so I have no one else to blame, hehe. This is VERY important... if take advantage of Daria's 10% discount... and why wouldn't you :) the coupon code is... WEEFOLKART10. So make sure you include WEEFOLKART10 in the comments to receive your generous 10% discount :)

If you've been reading our blog for any period of time, you will know I adore Art of Felting, and the gentle artist, Daria Lvovsky, who creates each piece lovingly by hand. As we prepare to welcome spring, what a perfect time for this extremely generous giveaway.
 

One lucky winner will be the proud owner of 6 of Daria's Wool Felted Eggs. Whether you celebrate Easter or simply the arrival of spring, you will want these for your very own!

Their description is as follows:

Are you looking for Easter eggs? I’ve crafted them for you. Please have a look, they are the ideal size for keeping in hand, nice to touch, beautiful, colorful and made of friendly...Read more

Felt Easter Sugar Cookies Kit Giveaway from Prairie Point Junction

AND THE WINNER IS...

Teryn:

Submitted by teryn on Sat, 02/18/2012 - 18:41.

Oh, so cute. We love felt foods ... and they have some really cute kits!

Congrats, Teryn. You are going to be very busy making a plateful of yummy looking Felt Easter Sugar Cookies :) Please make sure to contact us at weefolkart.com with your snail mail address in the next week or a new winner will be selected.

A very big thank you to Julie over at Prairie Point Junction. And remember, even if you didn't win, Prairie Point Junction always offers Wee Folk Art readers 20% their entire order. Simply type WEEFOLKART as your coupon code at check out.

Over the next few weeks we have other giveaways planned, so make sure you enter all of them :)

With Spring just around the corner, we're thinking it's time to start some Easter crafting. Fortunately, the folks at Prairie Point Junction (you may know it as Wool Felt Central), not only agrees with...Read more

Spring Bouquet Kit Give Away from Wool Felt Central

CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. The winners will be announced tomorrow morning. Please check back.
 
My girls loves these flowers... they won't leave them alone. Gammy always makes them a special felt flower for their dance recital every year and they have already put in their color requests for June. Fairy wants a baby blue and Pixie wants a cotton candy.

Wee Folk Art, together with Prairie Point Junction's Wool Felt Central, has a wonderful give away, just in time for your Spring gift giving and decorating!

Our dear friend, Julie, owner of Prairie Point Junction, is giving away 2 FREE kits so you can make your own Spring Bouquet... enough materials to make 18 flowers!

Each kit includes:
1/3 yard EACH of 3 colors of felt (You pick the colors)
12" X 18" Pea Soup for Leaves
8 skeins of floss to match the selected felts  (2 skeins of each color)
1/2 yard of green calico for stems

Note: You will need to provide 12" pipe cleaners and large holed beads

To enter, simply visit Prairie Point Junction's Wool Felt Central, and check out...Read more

Spring Bouquet Tutorial

If you would like to give someone special a bouquet of flowers this Spring that will last forever, considering making a bunch of these flowers in a array of beautiful colors. Whether you make a single flower or 2 dozen, they are sure to please. But remember... make some for yourself... we all deserve to give ourselves flowers every once in a while :)

MATERIALS

For single flower:
2" x 28" piece of felt for each flower
Green felt for leaf
3/4" x 40" piece of calico for stem, ripped
2 copies of pattern
bead with large hole
4 12" long pipe cleaners
2 copies of pattern

For 18 flowers:
1/3 yard EACH of 3 colors of felt
12" X 18" Pea Soup for Leaves 
8 skeins of floss to match the selected felts (2 skeins of each color)
1/2 yard of green calico for stems
18 beads with large hole
72 12" long pipe cleaners
2 copies of pattern

DIRECTIONS
Preparing pattern pieces:
The pattern piece for...Read more

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