Peg Doll

Spring Peg Doll Set | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

  As I recently posted, I have been doing a lot of oral story telling using props in our homeschool. A couple of weeks ago, I was trying to needle felt a gnome to accompany the book, Little Gnome Tenderroot, when I decided that I needed to find a quicker way to make story telling […]

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Autumn Gnomes | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

With autumn just around the corner, I thought I’d share a photo of the fall gnomes that I made for our seasonal table. As with all of the monthly gnomes I made this year, I just used a wood burning tool to draw a symbol on the gnomes that I felt represents each month. I […]

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We use gnomes to represent each month and season of the year to help Sola better understand the flow of the year, even though she is too young to be learning the names of the months.  As with all of the seasonal gnomes I have made, I used a wood burning tool to burn a […]

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I’ve completely finished making our monthly gnomes and am now moving on to new projects! For our spring gnomes, I used a pattern from Making Peg Dolls, by Margaret Bloom. Here is what the hat looks like from the back and above. If you have read this post this far, why not subscribe so that […]

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I’m finishing up the monthly gnomes that Dora asked me to make. As I mentioned previously, I opted to design different head attire for the gnomes, based on each season. Here are our winter gnomes for December, January, and February. I made knitted hats for these little guys, using this pattern from Anna Branford. It […]

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