Birthday Cake Applique

Close your eyes, make a wish and blow! I hope all your wishes and dreams come true! Today we are sharing our Birthday Cake Applique.  Like all of our appliques, our Birthday Cake was made to fit on a 6" x 6" block but can be enlarged or reduced to meet your needs. 

I have already shared 3 other applique patterns in our February Applique Collection and you can find the link to the February collection HERE.

 

The February Appliques can be found HERE.

The Pattern for the Birthday Cake Applique can be found HERE.

The tutorial on How to Enlarge and Reduce Patterns can be found HERE.

The tutorial on How to Cut Out Felt can be found HERE.

The Stitching Glossary can be found HERE.

Our Gallery of all our Appliques can be found HERE.

 

DIRECTIONS - Refer to pattern and photo for applique placements and cutting instructions.

Make a copy of the PATTERN.

Cut out felt using pattern. Transfer any embroidery markings.

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Prairie Point Junction February 2015 Give-Away :: $50 Gift Card

Comments are now closed. Congratulations Kerri! Please contact me within three days to claim your prize.

I love the colors of Breath of Spring. Perfect for making flower fairies for our nature table. 

Use the code WEEFOLKFANS in the comment section of your order to save 20% off through February 28, 2015.

 

Sponsor: Prairie Point Junction Home of Wool Felt Central

Give-Away Date: Saturday February 7, 8am EST – Monday, February 9, 8am EST

Number of Winners: 1

Prize: $50 Gift Card at Prairie Point Junction

How to Enter: At Prairie Point Junction they love to create color-coordinated bundles to make felt selection easy. To enter, check out their wool felt bundles by visiting Wool Felt Central and then come back and leave a...Read more

Post-its :: February 6, 2015

Banner Images (left to right) Source :: TM CollectionSource :: Strana Masterov, Photo Source :: Bugknits and Source :: Kate Gondwana   

POST-ITS is a weekly feature on Wee Folk Art where we share some of our favorite posts from the week taken directly from our Wee Folk Art's Facebook page. We encourage you to share some of your favorite finds from the week. It might be something you've seen on the web or something you've blogged about or something you just added to your shop. Just tell us a little bit about your find and share a link in your comment.


Miniature Knitting

Photo Source :: Bugknits

I can't even begin to wrap my head around this!

From the needles of Althea Crome (actually polished surgical steel wire) she knits minuscule pieces usually at one twelfth the scale of normal knits.

To learn more visit these sites:

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Snowflake Coloring Page

THE SNOWFLAKE by Kimara Wise

You flit, you fly, your float around,

Before you settle on the ground.

Unique you are from all the rest,

You take your place on nature's breast.

 

Although you disappear from sight,

One of millions in the night.

It makes me happy just to know,

You still are you among the snow.

 

Our Snowflake Coloring Page is based on our Snowflake Applique Block.

 

The Snowflake Coloring Page can be found HERE.

The Snowflake Applique Block can be found HERE.

The January Applique Collection can be found HERE.

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February Applique Blocks

Ah, Valentine's Day. A day when we give sweets to all the sweeties in our lives. So, seems only fitting that our February Applique Blocks are a collection of sweet confections. We have a yummy cupcake, piled high with icing, and even a cherry on top. Then, a delicious ice cream cone just waiting to be enjoyed. Our Februarys are still cold, so what better way to warm you up than sharing a mug full of hot cocoa with sprinkles on top? Finally, a two layered cake with icing oozing out from between the layers and dripping down the sides.

We have already shared the cupcake, ice cream cone and cup of hot chocolate. Next week I will share the cake applique and complete this group. Also, watch for coloring pages for each of these. We hope you enjoy our delicious February Applique Blocks.

 

To see all of our FREE appliques, visit our Applique Block Gallery HERE.

The Please With a Cherry on Top Applique can be found HERE.

The Ice Cream Cone Applique can be found HERE.

The Cup of Cocoa Applique can be found HERE.

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Sew Simple Fleece Mittens

Here is a perfect project for a snow day. It is a simple sewing project that your kids can help make. In our Winter Wonderland unit we included basic directions for making super simple fleece mittens. It has always been my intent to do a more in depth tutorial. Today I finally (it's only been 8 years or so) have a chance to share this project.

My kids have grown quite a bit since we did the Winter Wonderland unit. My over flowing basket of mittens, sadly looks like doll clothes next to my kids these days. All those lovingly knit mittens just don't fit any more and at this time of year you can never have too many mittens. I needed to make a basket full of mittens fast. Sure I have some mittens on my knitting needles, but knitting takes more time than sewing. By making these super easy fleece mittens I was able to fill the basket up quickly. After the first pair, which I had to fiddle with a bit, I was able to turn out a pair of mittens in about 15-20. So in one afternoon...Read more

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