Category Archives: Etsy

Fracture Frenzy

I’m very happy to unveil a new book by Brenda Esslinger. This is Fracture Frenzy and it is a sequel to the best selling Fabulous Fractures book from 2009. Since writing that first book, new ideas and techniques came to … Continue reading

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My Little Orange Kitten

This is our newest family member. We call him PJ for “Pumpkin Jr.” but his nickname is Agent Orange — and he’s just as lethal! PJ started out as a country cat and is the luckiest kitty I know. When … Continue reading

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Pigs on a Blanket

This 36″ baby quilt is a great scrap buster. I used lots of bright scraps for the border squares and I even used scraps for the binding. This pattern (available here) has two different sized templates for the hexagon blocks. … Continue reading

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Instant Download Patterns on Etsy

Etsy.com has a new feature that lets you attach a digital file to the listing. Once the item is purchased, the buyer instantly has access to a .pdf file that they can download and print out right then. Even if … Continue reading

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Froggies are Back

I always have these Froggie patterns available in my Etsy store, and sometimes I have ready¬†made frogs for sale too. The problem is that I’d sold every one I’d ever made. But I got busy and made a batch of … Continue reading

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Floral Bunnies

Etsy.com has recently added a new feature to their site. It is an “instant download” option for patterns. You can download a .pdf file and start making the quilt right away instead of waiting on the post office. I’ve decided … Continue reading

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Pink Flamingo Quilt Pattern

I’ve just finished this new pattern… it is a large scale pattern that includes ten different flamingo applique patterns and several different small critters including fish, a frog, and a shrimp. I’ve got the patterns listed on Etsy¬†and Billie has … Continue reading

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Wool Penny Rug with Duck Decoy

I made this wool penny rug using one of the three duck decoy patterns from my Beautiful Big Dogs book. I am pretty happy with the way it turned out. The rug measures approximately 16″ x 11″. The pennies are … Continue reading

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Wool Pincushions on Etsy

By request I have re-listed my handmade wool pincushions on Etsy again. I’ve got all three sizes listed — large, medium, and miniature. The pattern is also listed if you prefer to make your own. When making these pincushions, I … Continue reading

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Tiny Wool Pincushions

I became hooked on wool when I made my first wool penny rug for my horse book. That was my first “real” experience in working with wool. Since then, I have made all sorts of things from it and I … Continue reading

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