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Penny Rugs

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For years, I've been interested in Penny Rugs. Their origin dates back to the Civil War era, when homemakers used wool scraps from old clothing, etc. to create mats or rugs. Using coins as templates, they created circles and stitched them with a blanket stitch to a background fabric. They weren't necessarily made as floor rugs, but more often decor coverings for beds, tables, and mantels. Recently, inspired by the blog site of Ashton Publications, I decided to try my hand at making a penny…

A Penny For Your Thoughts

People often ask me if I do only quilting or if I’m into any other crafts? All I have to say is, “my creative juices kind of go with the flow”. I can be working on a quilting p…

Woolie Pentagons Sewing Box - One Dodecahedron Tutorial

Want to make a woolie pentagon box for your sewing notions? This is a Dodecahedron. (don't say that with a mouthful of popcorn!) 12 pentagons, 30 edges, and 20 vertices (points)! You will need: Lightweight cardboard, cut 12 cardboard pentagon shapes. Cotton quilt batt scraps cut to the same size as cardboard, please cut 13 pentagons, the extra will be for the inside of the lid. Lightweight mismatched felted wools for the faces, cut 12 pentagons, 1/4 to 1/2 inch larger than the cardboard…

"Daisy Applique Pattern - Wool Applique Patterns - Daisy Candle Mat Pattern   - PLP 206  \"Summer Breeze\""

Summer Breeze by Katherine Hecker is perfect for Spring or Summer day home decorating. This is a paper pattern that is full size. It has full instructions for making it and a list of what you need. Sweet summer daisies grace the center of this lovely 11" penny mat. This design stitches up quickly. Add a candle or a small vase of fresh daisies and display all summer long. The wool is not included with the pattern. We have wool fabric by the piece here…

Primitive Wool Penny Rug e-Pattern Traditional Pennies Long | Etsy

This is a pattern designed by Lake View Primitives. It is a beautiful, traditional design made with different sized wool pennies in warm colors. A wool runner like this can be displayed anywhere in your home all year long. Do you have lots of wool remnants? Change things up by using different colors that you have in your wool supply. This pattern is titled "Rosemary's Wish". The finished wool runner measures 40" x 17" when complete. The pattern comes with a color picture, detailed…

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