Penny Rug, Candle mat, Buffet cover
Imagine how excited I was to find a outlet place that has all the colors of the rainbow, in felt! Seventy five inches wide! Price...$5.99 a yard, well, not too bad. On this day I looked farther and found they had a over abundance of navy blue, it is only thirty inches wide at $0.99. I think....I could do something with that. How about a penny rug? Since I need something on Etsy, that what it'll be. It's also my first TRUE, BLUE primitive. I posted about these quite some time ago, you can…
Obsession for penny rugs
(Click on each image to see a larger view) My dear friend Bonnie came over the other day with a wonderful surprise for me. She presented th...
The Makings of a Penny Rug, by Colleen MacKinnon
First things first, Gather your wool, cut your scraps into circles. Check my tutorial about how to cut circles for a penny rug. For this rug, 3", 2" and 1" circles. No rules! Make them 3.25 and 2.75 and .75 if you want! What do you have in the wool stash? I stitch my stacks with #10 crochet cotton. Brown is absolutely the hardest colour for me to find. If I see brown at a thrift store, I buy it! Look closely at the blacks, sometimes they are more grey than black. Butcher's twine is a nice…
Rustic Lighting Ideas For Country And Rustic Home Look
My old wooden bowl on my dining room table! Primitive Heartstrings #PrimitiveDiningRooms
I got the nicest note yesterday from Patti Gagliardi. She sent me a photo of the runner she made after seeing my Scattered Hearts in Primitive Quilts and Projects. She wrote "I cut all the hearts free hand and stiched them all so that the hearts are touching each other signifying how all our hearts touch each other." I loved it and wanted you all to see it too! Thanks Patti!