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The Giving Season

It’s that time of year when the Women’s Health Resource Library in town hosts their Christmas Tree Festival. We pluck baby balsam fir trees from the woods, pot them up, … Continue reading

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The Precious Pygmy Owl

pygmy owl pattern

I ventured into this work of creating bird patterns three years ago with my Downeast Thunder Farm owl family of ornaments. So, it seems appropriate that my first pattern of … Continue reading

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Northern Saw-whet Owl 2013

I first designed a saw-whet owl last year. I was never particularly happy with with the way he turned out. As I was working on my Owl Be Home For … Continue reading

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Simply Sweet Short Eared Owl

Short-eared owl pattern

This short-eared owl’s heart-shaped face makes her appear simply sweet. Right click here and select “Save Target As” to save this Short-eared Owl pattern to your computer (on a PC). … Continue reading

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The Beguiling Boreal Owl

You won’t find the boreal owl in the woods of Maine, but as I work my way through patterns for owls (my favorite birds to design) I couldn’t pass up … Continue reading

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The Tiny Elf Owl

This little elf owl is among the tiniest of owls. You’re not likely to see one in Maine, but Hannah and I fell in love with the sweet Gylfie elf … Continue reading

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The Grand Great Gray Owl

great gray owl felt pattern

Recently, Sheena wrote: I would love you to produce a great grey owl pattern. My daughter had a great grey owl fly up the isle at her wedding land on … Continue reading

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Owling at Birdsacre

Today’s mission was to find dress shoes for Hannah to wear to her 8th grade graduation dance. We power shopped our way through the task of purchasing her first pair … Continue reading

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Elusive Long Eared Owl

Long-eared Owl Felt Ornament

Long-eared Owls are fairly common, but not often seen. He’s a good project for a snowy winter’s day. Right click here and select “Save target as” to save this PDF … Continue reading

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“Hoot” the Barred Owl at Downeast Thunder Farm

After the excitement of my first owl sighting earlier in the week, it was only natural that my next bird pattern would be a Barred Owl, also affectionately known as … Continue reading

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The Fearless Eastern Screech Owl

Eastern Screech Owl Felt Ornament

I started my collection of bird ornaments with an owl last December, so it only seems fitting that I finish out the year with an owl. This diminutive Screech Owl … Continue reading

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Enchanted by Owls

Pottery Owls

My love affair with owls started when I was a little girl. My grandmother, Ruth Bender Nerviani – affectionately known to me as Mother, had a few owls in her … Continue reading

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Meet the Tiny Northern Saw-whet Owl

Northern Saw-whet Owl Felt Ornament

The Northern Saw-whet owl is one of the most common owls found in Maine. It was only after a blog visitor suggested I make a pattern for this owl that … Continue reading

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A Downeast Thunder Farm Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl Felt Ornament

This little owl is reminiscent of Hedwig of the Harry Potter fame. While we don’t see Snowy Owls in our neck of the woods, there is a stuffed Hedwig living … Continue reading

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Feathery Felt Barn Owl Ornament

Felt Barn Owl Ornament

This little barn owl is my favorite felt ornament yet. With individual feathers and buttons for eyes, I can imaging her perching on the barn rafters. If we had a … Continue reading

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Great Horned Owl Felt Ornament

My felt great horned owl

We share our property with a great horned owl. On nights when the window is open and I’m doing my 2:30 a.m. night owl routine, I can often hear her … Continue reading

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Owl Family Felt Ornament Patterns

owl felt pattern

Hannah and I have had great fun making these little owl ornaments to decorate our Christmas gift bags this year. For those of you looking for a fun felt project, … Continue reading

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Downeast Thunder Farm Owl Ornaments

Mommy Owl

Hannah was in a creative mood so we decided to work on making some felt ornaments for Christmas. We pulled a few patterns from the Internet and this was Hannah’s … Continue reading

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