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SooStark
« on: December 02, 2009 10:12:52 AM »

ive searched and searched google and have not come up with anythin tutes for making a gnome kinda plushy, either theres nothing around or im doing something wrong with the search
my 6 year old son is obsessed with gnomes and had been badgering me for ages to make him one
so if anyone knows of any patterns and tutes ill love you forever lol
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samsun
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2009 12:43:23 PM »

If you can knit there is a great gnome pattern from Alan Dart. This pattern was in the Simply Knitting Magazine and may be one of their free patterns, however Alan Dart does have his own site with various patterns available. Hope this helps.
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« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2009 11:08:35 PM »

There's a really simple crocheted gnome pattern on the Lion Brand website for free.
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SooStark
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2009 02:40:09 AM »

thank you
but unfortuantly i dont knit or crochet, i was thinking a sewing pattern
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aisy
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2009 01:05:46 PM »

i would suggest finding a tute for a simple boy doll and then altering it-all you really need is a red jacket, black pants, you can sew a cone and use it as a hat. then get some wool roving and use it for facial hair. i hope that helps
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karaintx
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2009 02:32:03 PM »

What about this?
http://www.bitofwhimsydolls.com/nutmeg-gnome/

I have purchased some of her doll patterns and they are awesome!!
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anamom
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2009 08:28:52 PM »

I have also been looking for a pattern for over a year.  I did buy the Alan Dart pattern (knitted) from his web site, which I'm working on now but I don't care for how long it takes me to knit.  If you could find a santa pattern you might be able to alter that to be a gnome. I have also seen that people have used the poppet pattern for a gnome.  Good luck and if you find something please share, It would make my day.
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pixidance
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2009 09:29:18 AM »

I've seen some cute gnomes done in a cone shape.  THen they applique to add the details like a hat and a beard and a shirt.  Let me see if I can find a picture.
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=239909.0
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twinmom01
« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2009 08:08:23 AM »

I am a gnome freak - a coworker made me the gnome from above (bought it from Little Deers shop...link in the previous reply) just hand sewed with felt...I adore it to pieces...it is small  - but you could probably enlarge the pattern to make it bigger

You could also do a basic unisex plush doll - add pants and tunic with a belt - white beard and hair and pointed little cap...


Also Micheal Miller has a new line of fabric out that is Gnome fabric and they have a panel so you could cut the gnome out and sew two back to back and fill with stuffing and you and a plush gnome  - a little pillow like but...I am planning on doing this to feed my gnome habit
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SooStark
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2010 08:10:25 AM »

I've seen some cute gnomes done in a cone shape.  THen they applique to add the details like a hat and a beard and a shirt.  Let me see if I can find a picture.
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=239909.0

yes this is exactly the kindi want to make but on a bigger scale but just have no idea of how to do it
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