Autumn Jubilee Wool Stitch Along

The Autumn Jubilee Wool Stitch Along will finish up today with the addition of embellishments and mounting.  If you missed the first post with the pattern, click on Wool Stitch Along Part 1.  So, we left off with the pumpkin done and the leaves left to stitch.   Place one leaf on top of the pumpkin, and …

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Wool Stitch Along and Making Wool Felt

Our first project for Autumn Jubilee begins today with a stitch along using wool felt.  I thought you'd like to see how to use found wool fabrics, like in garments from the thrift store or yardage from a shop.  Some time ago I got these lovely wool fabrics at a local shop with the intention …

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Quilter’s Meet and Greet

Today I am participating in an event called Quilter's Meet and Greet - a blog hop of quilting bloggers, some new, some established.  Welcome to From My Carolina Home!  I am a longarm quilter, pattern designer and speaker for quilting enthusiasts, and I've been blogging for over 4 years. I do lots of free patterns …

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Road Trip, Embellishing Wool and Oriental Fabrics

Recently, I was having a lovely email conversation with a lady online, and she mentioned that she had a huge amount of fabric she was trying to sell.  The fabric came from a friend with medical problems, and the sale proceeds would go to helping with the expenses.  When we realized that we only live …

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Mid Year Check in on Goals

It is coming up on the  halfway point for the year, so it is time to check in with the goals for the year and see how it is going.  Actually, pretty well!!  The goals post is HERE.  Since I am still working on the secret quilting projects, I can't show those just yet.  But, …

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A Year at From My Carolina Home, and a plan for next year

Are you a planner? I have to confess that I am not much of one anymore. After spending many years in the business world and the medical field, using complex planners to keep track of appointments, travel arrangements, goals and objectives, this is the last thing I want to do now. For me, quilting, cooking, …

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Wool Stitch Along Finishing and EQ8!!

Today is the finishing post for the wool stitch along penny rug.  Just a few tips to show you the way I like to finish mine.  Fast and simple is is the goal.  Here's the finished project to tempt you, LOL!!  You can still see the steps and get the pattern on the previous Sunday …

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Autumn Jubilee Wool Stitch Along Embellishment

Did you get your shapes stitched to your base this week? Today will be embellishing the leaves and pumpkins to add detail and shine. To begin, mark two curved lines on the pumpkin shapes to enhance the illusion of roundness. Mark vein lines on the leaves. I use a yellow chalk for marking as it …

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Autumn Jubilee Wool Stitch Along

Sundays are great days for some handwork while watching TV, football games or old movies, whatever is your favorite thing.  I have designed a new wool penny rug for Autumn Jubilee and the stitch along begins today.  To begin, download the pdf with the pattern - Autumn Jubilee Wool Stitch Along Pattern. Then choose your …

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Catching up to Christmas

I am working on several new projects for this holiday season, but nothing is ready to show yet.  I will be working on our quilt-along this afternoon, the next step is tomorrow.  My weekend sale online orders from all my favorite retailers are coming in for new projects for the blog, thread and fabric should …

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