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LissyLou
« on: April 09, 2017 02:23:48 AM »



These little garden gnomes were a surprise find; not that finding more gnomes in my garden was such a surprise after discovering Warrick, but finding blue garden gnomes was. That is until I entered my garden shed and discovered a massive spill of paint, and just guess what colour paint! There was splashes and splotches of blue everywhere and in amongst the mess, covering the floor and leading out onto the grass were the smallest of blue footprints.



As adorable as these little gnomes are they are soon to be off to new homes where they can be tossed and thrown about until their blue heart's are content. I have decided to send them of in pairs as I'm sure they would be lonely being sent away alone and of course it will be up to their new families to name them.



The scroll they are holding is for their new family. It contains a little information about wizarding garden gnomes and also has some suggestions for a gnome toss game. The tutorial for sewing these gnomes also comes with a great set of instruction for a points based gnome toss game which is a lot more detailed then I have included here. For those interest in a copy of this scroll I created visit HERE. I thought it would be fun to have these gnomes come from Weasley's Wizard Wheezers, since they are known to sell other magical creatures such as pygmy puffs.



For these gnomes I used a couple of old pairs of jeans, and although garden gnomes, even magical ones, are not traditionally blue I just love how these adorable little magical creatures turned out. I'm positive they would look great in any colour and in a variety of materials, however I used jeans because they are a hardy material and because it's what I had on-hand.



Their grumpy little faces are so cute and they are the perfect size and weight for tossing about as I'm sure these will be. Hand-sewn and filled with a bean bag pouch they will provide endless fun being tossed about. This is such a unique and gorgeous pattern that I could not help but make more of these little gnomes to share with those I love.

Read the full story HERE.
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« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2017 07:35:13 AM »

holy jeez these are cute! i dig there tiny faces and soft blue color. clever idea to send along the scroll too.
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« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2017 07:56:18 AM »

The variegated ones are my faves but they are all so cute!
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« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2017 08:49:50 PM »

Love them all.
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« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2017 06:05:20 PM »

Thanks for the lovely comments  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2017 08:18:31 PM »

I'm head over heels for these little guys and their mischievous faces! Makes me wish I had a garden in hopes of discovering one of them. Too wonderful!
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« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2017 03:08:23 PM »

OMG these are cute, I just want to make one in every colour and create a game with them. Cute story write up too. Thanks for sharing
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« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2017 07:36:12 AM »

 These are incredible! I adore them.
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« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2017 06:30:33 PM »

Congratulations! This project has been chosen as a featured project for the First Quarter of 2017 here on the toys board.
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« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2017 09:36:57 AM »

Wow that's amazing, I'm so pleased  Grin Thank you so very much
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