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Make This Easy Farmhouse Gnome Pattern in Minutes!

This easy farmhouse gnome pattern is a quick and simple gnome craft that is perfect for late summer or fall!

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Simple and fast, this easy farmhouse gnome pattern is a great gnome craft for late summer or fall.

Easy Farmhouse Gnome Pattern

Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we just can’t stop it with these easy gnome crafts. They’re a fun way to break-up the afternoon and make something decidedly cute to add to a farmhouse tiered tray or table decor.

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Frankly, they’ve also become a gift that I’m “known for” among my group of friends, so when I was asked to make a “blue” gnome, I jumped right on it. If you’re ready to make a gnome for your farmhouse tiered tray, let’s get started.

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Tips to Make this DIY Farmhouse Gnome

  • Based on my Icelandic Lovey Gnome Pattern here this gnome works up fast. There’s more than just the pattern for this one tomte in here, too. I made 4 different gnomes, plus the optional arms, legs/boots and a reversible hat – all in one pattern!
  • If you want your cutting machine to do all of the work for you, get the farmhouse gnome pattern AND cut files for Cricut or Silhouette for the pattern. Great news for Gnome Makers batching out making several gnomes at once.
  • This particular gnome was made with an off-cut of a dark blue faux fur that I’ve had in my stash for a while. And you’ll notice, I didn’t have a lot of room for error. If you are new to cutting fur, learn how to cut faux fur in this quick video tutorial.
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How Do I Make this Easy Farmhouse Gnome Pattern?

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Yield: 1 Gnome for Farmhouse Decor

Easy Farmhouse Gnome Pattern

easy farmhouse gnome pattern

Super easy to make, this fun farmhouse gnome pattern makes a mini gnome perfect for a tiered tray, but big enough to stand on his own. Just one of those perfect little gnomes that can be made by sewing or by no-sew method!

Active Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $3

Materials

Tools

  • Hot Glue Gun & Glue (note: hot glue sticks for fabric do exist and should be used, if possible)
  • Scissors
  • Razor Blade or Craft Knife
  • Funnel
  • Pencil or Fabric Marker, optional
  • Wire Cutters
  • Sewing Machine, Needle and Thread

Instructions

  1. Cut out the body shape and base from the fleece or minky fabric. Fold the body shape in half, right-side to right-side and hem the edge, leaving it open where noted.
  2. Pin then hem the base shape on the bottom of the body, then fold together the darts on the base and pin then hem them. You can leave the darted fabric as-is or trim, as desired. Turn the body right side out. photo collage tutorial of how to make a farmhouse gnome from fleece
  3. Add about 1/2 cup of poly beads to the bottom of the gnome body. Fill the remaining portion of the body with Poly Fill. Tuck the wire inside the gnome’s body.
  4. Close the body by hand-sewing the hole closed.
  5. Cut the faux fur into a beard shape and hot glue the beard to the gnome on the front. Part the faux fur and hot glue the nose in place. Allow the glue to cool completely. in-process step of how to cut a faux fur to make a gnome beard to make a easy farmhouse gnome pattern to sew a gnome
  6. Cut the hat shape and hem the bottom edge of the hat shape.
  7. Fold the hat shape in half, right-side to right-side. Pin and hem the two sides of the hat together. Turn the hat right-side out and tuck the hat down over the body.
  8. Hot glue the hat down over the nose, creating a little wrinkle or scrunch to the fabric. Hot glue the hat down in the back, but leave the sides open if you plan to add arms. Allow the hot glue to cool completely. If you want to add arms, do so now. Your gnome is ready to display! photo collage tutorial of how to make an easy farmhouse gnome pattern

Notes

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