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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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Hand Embroidery

As the nights get longer and colder, it’s good to have some handwork to keep your fingers busy while watching TV. Personally, I get a little stir-crazy when I don’t have something else to do in the evening. But did … Continue reading

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Paper Cut Valentine Classes

I have a Paper Cut Valentine class scheduled at Oklahoma Quiltworks on April 14, 2015. Find the book here

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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 Valentine patterns (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 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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Wool Penny Rugs

Wool Penny Valentine Back View This is something new that I made recently. It is a Penny Rug made from recycled thrift store wool. The red plaid and the grey pinstripe were once skirts, and the charcoal grey was an … Continue reading

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Feb. 14, 2008 – Happy Valentines Day

Paper Cut Valentines Happy Valentines Day! I hope everyone has a pleasant, low-stress day. Today, in honor of the day, I am offering the book Paper Cut Valentines for a special price of just $7.95 (normal price $11.95). This includes free … Continue reading

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