Patterns / Projects

Interchangeable Welcome Sign

In Woodcarving Illustrated Spring 2014 (Issue 66), Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2014 (Issue 68), and Woodcarving Illustrated Holiday 2014 (Issue 69), Betty Padden demonstrated how to paint seasonal signs. As a bonus, we’ve provided a downloadable PDF of the interchangeable welcome sign pattern.


CLICK HERE to download the Welcome Sign Pattern.

CLICK HERE to view the Tulip Sign.

CLICK HERE to view the Pumpkin Sign.

CLICK HERE to view the Snowman Sign.


For more information read Betty Padden’s Lettering & Sign Carving Workbook. It gives a contemporary look at a nostalgic craft with updated techniques and a fresh variety of styles for carving and painting a variety of signs for the home, summer cottage, or basement bar. The book is available for $19.95 plus S&H from

Read more great articles from Woodcarving Illustrated Fall 2014 (Issue 68) here.

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