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Homespun Peddler - About Seed Pod
© Maria Pahls
and Homespun Peddler
All of the original paintings, drawings sketches seen in the Seed Pod are the work of Maria Pahls
You may use these links to seen e-mail to Homespun Peddler
or Maria Pahls
Seedpod Patterns at Homespun Peddler.
Homespun Peddler is pleased to present the "seed pod" line of patterns designed by our good friend Maria Pahls.
If her name sounds familiar, it should; Maria is the founder of the "Primitive Pals" club and creator of the popular Seed Pod Newsletter.
Everyone in the "primitive folkart" community seems to know Maria
Inspired by her
prose and drawings (which are seen throughout the Homespun Peddler web site), Maria
has brought to life a fantastic line of doll and stitchery patterns.
The seed pod pattern line is a treaure trove of unique and innovative techniques.
This as well as Maria's close attention to detail in her
instructions allows the first-time crafter to feel as comfortable as an experienced doll maker when working the design.
latest additions to the growing pattern line are all "glue gun free".
feels this will allow your creations to last a lifetime.
"You'd be surprised how you can work around things like glue if you put your mind to it.
I find it a challenge that keeps me on the creative edge.
I'm always trying to test my limits and see what results."
has numerous credits to her
designed patterns for the well known Sharon Andrews and Company
hosted the first "primitive gathering" at her
home in Ohio bringing together a wonderful group of friends & folk artists from as far as Maryland.
spread the word of "primitives" in an article highlighting some of her
fellow artists in the popular "The Cloth Doll" magazine.
is well known for her
wonderful primitive style artwork.
You'll find her
pictures, sketches and other art throughout the Seed Pod newsletters and Seed Pod gallery
here on the Homespun Peddler web site.
Seedpod Patterns at Homespun Peddler.
You probably already know Maria Pahls from"The Seed Pod" - the original on-line primitives and folk art magazine.
To the delight of many, Maria
made a limited edition run of some of her
Each signed and numbered print is professionally printed on quality card stock.
A select few pieces are limited to 100 prints, but most are limited to between 5 and 25 prints.
is pleased to display a selection of these prints.
If you are interested in purchasing any, you can contact Maria
Click here to viewSeed Pod Prints page 1.
For more information about Seed Pod Prints
you may e-mail Maria
Maria Pahls is a great doll designer as well and is
continually adding designs to her
popular Seed Pod pattern collection.
Maria Miller Pahls
Artist Info: Maria Miller Pahls
MARIA MILLER PAHLSMaria Miller Pahls
has been working with spun cotton since 2002.Her
techniques are based on original methods and include reproductions and original works.Preserving the tradition of cottage industry by limiting production and the belief that each piece should be unique are the basis of her
With a background in doll making, illustration, and sculpting, Pahls
uses this media to take advantage of all her
design skills at once.She
regularly works from photos for reproductions accenting finished pieces with vintage trims and imported German embellishments.Her
original designs are inspired by all manner of things including vintage holiday decorations.Ornament themes include animals, fruits, Santas, snowmen and a parade of Halloween figures.Her
work was chosen for the permanent collection of the Ohio Governor's residence and has been featured in Celebrate 365!Magazine.Maria Miller PahlsPO Box 58492Cincinnati, OH 45258Email: email@example.com