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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 the free patterns from my website (with a few modifications). This chair had been badly painted with a paintbrush. It had a … Continue reading

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Santa in the Window

I bought this light-up Santa at a garage sale yesterday. As an April Fool’s joke, my son Christopher, set him up in my sewing room. But it’s got me to thinking that maybe I should design a Christmas quilt pattern. … 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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Singer 328k

This is my Singer 328k. I really like the way this machine zig-zags. It sews beautifully.

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Wool Penny Rug

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. Then I lashed the squares together with … Continue reading

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Sewing Room Clocks

Here is something new — a hand-sewn clock! I kept finding myself searching for a clock in my sewing room. I was always twisting around, searching for the time. The clock that was up there was not in a convenient … Continue reading

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Wool Pennies for Valentines Day

I have made three of the four smallest patterns from the book. I plan on making the fourth one very soon. I’m very happy with the way they turned out. The “Pennies” around the edge are 1-3/4″, 1-1/4″, and 3/4″ … Continue reading

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Wool Penny Rugs

Wool Penny Rug   Here is the second rug. This one is a little more scrappy and also a little more elaborate. It is made from recycled wool clothing purchased from thrift stores and embellished with shell buttons. The patterns … Continue reading

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