Monthly Archives: September 2009

Inkle Loom…Floor Size… Finished (free online plans)

I’ve finished with the inkle loom.  I don’t think I got it sanded well enough, but lets hope that with use some of that will change.  Here it is:   I haven’t done a true warping yet, but in just … Continue reading

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Quilt One Block at a Time… free tutorial

This is one that I must try…probably tonight.   A nine patch would be easy to put together and then easily quilted… and easy to do with a needle and thread instead of on the sewing machine… hmmm The tutorial for this … Continue reading

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LOTS of Free Embroidery Patterns….

Agulha de Ouro is a magazine (be aware there will be a couple of pop-ups with the home site)  with a page for LOTS of free embroidery patterns here… with no pop-ups that I know of on the pattern site.  … Continue reading

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More Tablet Weaving… Michael Cook in Spin Off

This 8 feet of diamond pattern tablet weaving was turned into a leash…but is way too heavy for the little 6 pound beauty that I had in mind!  My fascination with this kind of weaving grows with each new pattern … Continue reading

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Sitting Sunbonnet Sue and Sam…free applique patterns

Over the years that I’ve done this blog I have had many, many requests for the patterns for Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam. One of the questions I get most often is “Where can I find them sitting down?”.   … Continue reading

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The Things We Do… Free, Easy Card Weaving Patterns

And who we do it for. All in all it’s been a busy week.  My father’s family is having the annual Family Reunion this weekend and I have been busily painting these eggs for the auction held on Sunday afternoon.  … Continue reading

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