Oh, the people you meet!
Sometimes, you meet people you form
an instant friendships with.
Lately this has been the case.
I have new found friends that I crazy quilt with,
I also have a group of friends that I
wool stitch with,
Kim is a "birds of a feather" friend,
we seem to like a lot of the same things.
My latest project is wool stitching,
Elaine has a blog that features quilting and
stitching among other things.
Occasionally, you may even see a
chicken, on her blog.
Elaine decided to do a tutorial on a
I have seen these penny rugs and I love the
primitive look of them.
The best part is they are made of wool and
wool is a pure pleasure to stitch through.
When you are starting a new project
the first step is,
visualizing it in your mind.
If you can see it,
you can create it.
I looked around for a nice shape for
my background. I found this silver tray
and decided to make a mat for it.
I then planned my design. I did not want anything
The leaves are cut out and I am playing around with
the placement in this photo. I did not like how
I had the red between the 2 orange pieces.
I swapped the red and olive green pieces.