By Salley Mavor
Salley Mavor's ebook Felt Wee people encouraged tens of millions to handcraft dolls from basic fabrics. Now, she invitations you to come back to the wee international with Felt Wee Folk—New Adventures, starring a hundred and twenty dolls to spark smiles and creativity. As asked via lovers, this long-awaited follow-up stocks tougher tasks. discover clean scenes and an array of latest clothes, hairstyles, and add-ons, with full-sized styles. Make bendable dolls that resemble you, your loved ones, or your favourite fairy-tale characters with wool felt, chenille stems, and ornamental sewing. show the figures in a dollhouse, atop a marriage cake, or in a vacation scene to be adored yr after yr. From the pages of Mavor's award-winning children's books for your domestic, the enthralling wee folks dolls entice crafters of every age and talent degrees.
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Wind floss around the base of the neck a few times. place the bent center between the legs and twist to form the body midsection and neck. 16. Wind the floss around the ˝ 13/4 body midsection. Y X 17. Tie a knot with the leg floss tail and trim the ends. 10. Wrap the arm, covering the chenille fuzzies as you go. 11. Continue wrapping the 3. Fold a 12˝-long chenille stem in half (shown in tan). 4. Place the bent center (X) floss at approximately 1/4˝ intervals around the single stem of the second arm to get over to the hand.
10. Thread the floss onto a large-eyed needle, knot the end, and trim. 11. Repeat to make a second ski pole. B 1˝ 50 z Felt Wee Folk—New Adventures Blossom Fairies z Photo by Doug Mindell z chapter 5 PROJECTS Blossom Fairies z 51 Make a collection of fairy dolls, from the tiniest 11/2˝ baby to a full-grown 31/2˝ fairy. These dolls have floss-wrapped arms and legs, which require more skill and dexterity than the children’s fairy project (page 20). Construct their wrapped wire bodies (see Step-by-Step Directions for Doll Bodies, page 24) and dress them in bright petal petticoats and embroidered wool felt tunics.
Squeeze the 2 stem sections together and wrap up the length of a shoe (about 1/2˝ from the tip of the toe). 4. Secure the floss by looping it around the top of the shoe, feeding the floss end through the loop, and pulling tight. 5. Trim the floss, leaving a 3/4˝ tail. 6. Repeat Steps 2–5 for the second shoe. 31/2˝ Blossom Fairy doll (pages 53–56) Legs 1. Start at the top of a shoe and wrap up the length of the leg with leg-color floss. 2. At the top of the first leg, do not cut the floss, but continue winding at approximately 1/4˝ intervals around the single stem to get down to the top of the second shoe.