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The Handsome Hooded Merganser

You had to know that there was a Hooded Merganser duck pattern coming after my photos of a pair at the beaver pond last week. The male is so distinctive … Continue reading

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The Roseate Tern

I used Monday’s snow day to finish up this Roseate Tern that I started weeks ago. Summertime you’ll find these little birds scooting across the surface of the water and … Continue reading

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The Winsome Wood Duck

wood duck printable pattern

One of the enduring signs of spring (if you’re paying attention) is the return of the Wood Duck to the ponds and rivers here in Maine. I was reminded of … Continue reading

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Snow Goose on a Snow Day

snow goose felt pattern

I’ve been thinking about drawing this Snow Goose since last spring when I spied a lone snow goose swimming among a flock of Canadian Geese. It was my first sighting … Continue reading

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The Charming Common Goldeneye

goldeneye duck pattern

The only sign of spring in these parts lately is the opening of the water on area rivers. What was once completely covered in ice now boasts open pools for … Continue reading

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The Tiny Bufflehead Duck

This little bufflehead duck was inspired by buffleheads I spied in the waters surrounding Schoodic Point on Saturday. They are the cutest little ducks with a most ungainly, wobbly flight … Continue reading

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The Peculiar Pelican

pelican felt ornament pattern

What’s peculiar about this pelican? No self-respecting pelican would be caught on this freezing windswept beach in Downeast Maine! Right click here and select “Save Target As” (on a PC) … Continue reading

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The Spectacular King Eider Duck

Kin Eider Duck Pattern

The King Eider is a sea duck prized among hunters. A sighting in this neck of the woods is rare. The male is spectacular with his bright, bold coloring. Our … Continue reading

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The Blue Billed Ruddy Duck

Not long ago, a Mrs. Ruddy wrote and asked me to make a Ruddy Duck pattern. Not being familiar with her namesake, I googled it. Once I saw how fun … Continue reading

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The Elegant Trumpeter Swan

Trumpeter Swan

A reader recently requested a trumpeter swan – the first such request I’ve received. I loved the idea and had fun coming up with the design for this double-sided felt … Continue reading

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The Proper Penguin

Penguin Felt Ornament

Penguins look so proper and stoic. This Adelie Penguin, somewhat out of place skating on the duck pond, is stylish in his winter scarf. Click here to download the pattern … Continue reading

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The Laughing Loon

Loon felt ornament pattern

The call or “laugh” of a loon is an eerie, soul touching sound. It’s a treat to see one of these birds on the water. I hope you enjoy making … Continue reading

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Just Ducky: Mallard Felt Oranament

Mallard Duck Felt Ornament

A snowy Easter afternoon seemed like a good time to finish this little Mallard Duck felt ornament. Click here to download the pattern. Hope you have fun making him!

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Arrival of the Canada Goose Felt Pattern

Canada Goose Felt Ornament

The past couple of weeks, Canada Geese have been flying overhead returning north for the summer. I love to hear the honking sound as they fly by – there’s something … Continue reading

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Atlantic Puffin Felt Ornament

Felt Puffin Ornament

In Maine, the Atlantic Puffin resides on a few islands off the coast. Almost gone from Maine in the early 20th century, their populations are now thriving or stable due … Continue reading

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