Whether you plan on dressing up as an elf to help Santa or Mrs. Claus greet children, act in a Christmas play, or just have fun, this free pattern for making felt elf shoes makes it easy! Of course, not all elves are Christmas elves.
I went to Jo-Ann and purchased around 4yards of premium red felt which turned out to be waaaaay too much. I measured my kids heads and decided that I needed to cut a right-angled triangle with the long side Hypotenuse! I remember something from school, woo!
No costume ideas? With a few common craft items and some everyday clothing pieces, you can quickly transform yourself and your plus one into the perfect garden-guarding pair. The first step in the process of becoming a gnome is to create the iconic hat.
This free basic fleece hat pattern is the base for many of the hats on Fleece Fun. Learn how to make a fleece hat with this step by step tutorial. The measurements on the pattern are for the circumference of the head. Please note that fleece can have varying amounts of stretch to it.
Great DIY Halloween costume! I heart Halloween and Trick or Treat. You remember that kid whose mom made the cool cape for their Count Dracula costume or the bat costume made from garbage bags and a painted black cardboard mask, right?
Amy came up with the idea for the gnomes after seeing a story about a woman who was making gnome houses along a running trail here in Kansas City. Amy thought it would be fun to create a happy figure that could be made with cozy recycled knits, and our little gnome family was born! There is a large size, a medium and an ornament size.
Want to make a DIY gnome hat? Who wouldn't?! Gnome hats are incredibly easy to make with felt and a few measurements.
I got a book from the library called "Once Upon a Time In Crochet" by Lynn Rowe. It's got some great projects, but when I made the Seven or Six, so far Dwarfs, they turned out larger than I would have liked and larger than the pattern said they would. A "big dwarf" is kind of oxymoronic, so I modified it to make cute little ones I also include special instructions for making a Santa gnome.
This DIY farmhouse gnome is ready in minutes and requires no sewing! Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, I love to make gnomes. But seriously, I do love to share our fun gnome tutorials with you so that you can bring them into your home.
This is an extremely easy pattern, and works well for any simple box that needs an opening on top, such as tissue box. Omit the steps for creating the top opening, and this method can be used to make a toaster or appliance cover. This project uses Fusible Fleece or Craft Fuse. Fusible fleece provides nice padding.