Category Archives: Wool Patterns

Wool Penny Rugs — The Perfect Cold Weather Project

As we start another new year and cold weather is upon us, what better way to fill the long, dark evenings than to make something easy and beautiful? Wool Penny rugs were first made using leftover scraps of wool that … Continue reading

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What to do with TINY pincushions

These tiny pincushions are very cute, but they also are more practical than you think. I like to keep one in each of my “many” sewing boxes. They fit in small, tight, compartments and hold a few pins. When you … Continue reading

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Seven Stocking Stuffer Ideas for People Who Sew

I really enjoy finding small stocking stuffers at Christmas time. I’m always looking for cool stuff on Etsy and Pinterest. I also have quite a few items on Etsy that I sell myself. Below are a few items that any … Continue reading

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Precut Wool Kits

Precut wool kits make great gifts, both as a kit, or after the item is finished. They also make great take-along projects for this time of year when we travel. This way you have something to keep your hands busy … Continue reading

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Wool Penny Rug

Originally posted on Ashton Publications Quilting Blog:
Here is another wool penny rug that I finished up this afternoon. I think I’m addicted to these things! For this one I used 1″, 2″, and 3″ circles on 4″ background squares.…

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It’s Wool Season

  It’s finally autumn and the air is crisp, to me that means it’s wool season! If you haven’t played with wool before, beware, it’s addictive! It can also be quite an investment. If you think you’d like to try … Continue reading

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Pink Flamingo in Wool

I stitched my Flamingo Pattern up in wool just to see how it would look. Then, I added tabs around the exterior and made it into a wool penny rug. (Click here for the wool pattern.) I used plastic safety … Continue reading

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Louis Rastetter Chair Update

I’ve finished fixing up my flea market chair from an earlier post. I decided to use one of my ValentineĀ patternsĀ (with a few modifications). This chair had been badly painted with a paintbrush. It had a thick, dull, black paint all … Continue reading

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My Louis Rastetter Folding Chair

This is my newest project — it is a Louis Rastetter and Sons wooden folding chair. I picked this up at a flea market for $4. It was stuck and wouldn’t fold up and it was covered in a nasty … 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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