Finishing the Autumn Wool Work Table Runner

Yes, I got it done!  Finishing the wool work stitchery was a concentrated effort, working on it for several days to finish the details.  I don't like to have UFOs, and I wanted this done to enjoy this season.  I left off needing to attach the last leaf, and get the veining and details embroidered. …

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Working on the Autumn Wool Work Runner

Picking up where I left off during Autumn Jubilee, I have made a bit of progress on the Wool Runner.  I wasn't able to finish it before the end of the event, so I had to continue working on it in November.  If you missed that and you'd like the free pattern, click on - …

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Autumn Jubilee Wool Stitch Along

Did you get at least one end of your runner done?  Working on it during football games, I've been able to get the leaves stitched down, and begin the embellishments on one end.  Here is where we left off last week, with the shapes pinned in place. I really love the Aurifil wool thread!! It …

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Autumn Jubilee Wool Stitch Along

The Wool Stitch Along begins today, with an original pattern and a fabulous giveaway!!  We've done some little penny rugs in the past, and last year did a fun mini wall hanging.  This year we go bigger, with a table runner. You know that I only recommend what I use, and I am really impressed …

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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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