Back to Some Handsewing

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I had an urge to work on some new standing wool, quillie pieces. So I sliced up a washed wool skirt the other day and filled a basket with these tan quillies with wonderful specks of different colors. This trivet is the largest of the group, using two burgundy wool sweaters for color. (If you are trying this, cut wovens on the bias.)
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Two merino sweaters in this one, a chunky rib and a smooth, dark blue.
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Little bits of yellow and green cashmere
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This one went asymmetrical on me. Happens sometimes. 
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Ta-da! That’s it for now. I have two more prepped to go, but the hands need a break.

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Opening soon! I've got a little spot in a new shop opening in Scranton. My husband did so much work to help me revitalize some old garage doors and boxes to create my space.
Opening soon! I’ve got a little spot in a new shop opening in Scranton. My husband did so much work to help me revitalize some old garage doors and boxes to create my space.
No new materials used in the making of this booth! Except for an extension cord, light bulb, and a handful of brass screws to hang some vintage knobs.
No new materials used in the making of this booth! Except for an extension cord, light bulb, and a handful of brass screws to hang some vintage knobs. Murphy’s Oil Soap and Johnson’s Paste Wax are my new best friends.
With all the dark wood, and no light directly overhead, I snagged a vintage lamp at the flea market this past Sunday.
With all the dark wood, and no light directly overhead, I snagged a vintage lamp at the flea market this past Sunday to shed some light on the goods.