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Large penny rug table runner that I stitched up from a Threads That Bind kit. Designer is Shawn Williams

Large penny rug table runner that I stitched up from a Threads That Bind kit. Designer is Shawn Williams

Cute snowmen ornaments. No pattern just pinning for an idea. I want to make some of these!

Cute snowmen ornaments. No pattern just pinning for an idea. I want to make some of these!

Free Wool Penny Rug Patterns

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…

Lisa Kaus: Obsession for penny rugs

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...

Penny Rugs and More: The Makings of a Penny Rug, by Colleen MacKinnon

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…

Easy DIY Felt Crafts, Felt Crafts Patterns and Felt Bird Crafts. Pics 23779980 #feltcrafts #craft

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Easy DIY Felt Crafts, Felt Crafts Patterns and Felt Bird Crafts. Pics 23779980 #feltcrafts #craft

Scattered Hearts

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!