Peg Angels

December 11, 2013

December is going by so fast, cannot believe it is the second week already!  Whoosh, where did it go?  I have so much to share, but I left little time to photograph or even write.  But a week ago, inspired by Margaret Bloom's book Making Peg Dolls, I huddled in my sewing room one day and created these angel folk. 

So here they are, a dear little family of peg doll angels,  all fancy with tulle, vintage Christmas sheet music for wings, and eyelash ribbon for their faux fur.  Shopping links are at the end.

The eyelash ribbon looks like a fur collar.

I used a few gold foil Dresden crowns leftover from a long ago project.

The angel wings were cut from vintage Christmas sheet music.

For hangers I used 15/32" brass screw eyes.

Ten years ago I made dozens of Santas from batting.  Most were gifts but I've held on to a few.

The smallest in a 2" angel peg, the larger is 3 1/2".

We have a winner from last week's giveaway.
Congratulations to Estella from Just One More Row.  
Estella won the angel ornament from Margaret Bloom!

The links:

Making Peg Dolls by Margaret Bloom.
Eyelash Ribbon from Ikea, found last year.
Tiny 15/32" brass screw eyes from National Hardware.
Paint, clothes pegs and tulle from JoAnn's.
Angel pegs from A Child's Dream.

I'm flattered that Cindi Brumpton of PurlOne
has featured my house and Christmas crafts on her blog this week.

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  1. The angels are adorable.
    Merry Christmas.

  2. These are so sweet.

  3. These angels remind me of something from my past, but I just can't think of what exactly!!! I love them! They have that super vintage look to them that I adore! I LOVE the "fur" collars!!!

  4. They are adorable and I hope Sue M. sees them as she loves angels.


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