Monday, April 18, 2011


This Blooming Hearts tablerunner is stunning.  Can’t you see it in your home?  I can in mine.  The Attic Window Quilt Shop has this pattern by Waltzing With Bears which also includes  a pillow pattern.  The wool is beautiful but I can also see this pattern made in cottons, maybe 30’s fabrics or brights.   

I am going to have to take a class and learn to work with wool.  The Knotty Girls stitching group is always working on such beautiful wool projects.  Maybe I’m just afraid of all the embellishments they do to make their pieces so awesome.  

How about you?  Do you work with wool?  Here is a cute tutorial for a wool luggage tag.  Prairie Point Junction has some great tips for working with and preparing your wool.  Wee Folk Art has a tutorial on making felted marbles.  There is still time to make these and put them in your Easter baskets.

Stay Positive!


Linda said...

That is just gorgeous!! Would look great in my house!! Does the shop sell wool?

Barb said...

That is so fabulous!!

em's scrapbag said...

Lovely runner. I have a little wool but I don't play with it very often.

Nancy Page said...

Working with wool can be fun and interesting to work with. Hope that you take a class. The runner is lovely.

Have a super great sewing and stitching day.

Allie said...

That IS pretty - I'd do it in brights, I think - I can't work with wool, I'm allergic. But I love it!

Mama Pea said...

I love wool. It's probably one of my most favorite handwork projects!


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