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Woolies on Etsy

I’ve recently reposted my wool circles and a few wool kits on Etsy. I had these for sale a few years ago, then got busy and let them lapse. But they are back again, at least for now!¬†https://www.etsy.com/shop/AshtonPublications?section_id=5447293&ref=shopsection_leftnav_4

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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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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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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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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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My Sewing Basket

Here is a photo of my sewing basket. This is the basket that I carry up and down the stairs and throw in the car when I need to take a portable project with me. I used to use one … 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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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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