Bring a little hygge into your home this season with a cute traditional Scandinavian ornament.
In Sweden, they’re known as a Tomte. If you’re in Norway, you’ll hear them called a Nisse. You might even know them as Gnomes.
Originally, they were Nordic folklore creatures who were believed to be responsible for protecting the farmstead, but make sure you treat them right or they’ll become very mischievous.
So grab some old sweater remnants, a sock and a little rice and you’ll be hangin’ with your “gnomies” this winter, too. (Gnome pun intended. Ha!)
You can watch the Youtube video here:
Click here for the complete step-by-step photo tutorial.
For more sewing and refashioning inspiration, click here.
Happy Holiday Sewing!
They’re super cute! What do you use for nose and hands? Pompom or wooden beads?
Thank you Cynthia!
I used wooden beads, but you could use pompoms, too. Here’s the link to the step-by-step photo instructions: https://www.ehow.com/13722949/how-to-sew-christmas-gnomes
Fabulous! My daughter and I will give these a go. Thanks
Are there arms on the middle gnome? If so, how did you make the arm part? Making these up for the whole family for Christmas 🙂