The Pokeberry Quilt

The Pokeberry Quilt

Saturday, November 05, 2011

A Wool Snowman Mat and Vintage Wool Ornaments

Stitching on this wool table mat today, making it up as I go along.  I cut the backing so the tongues are already attached as you can see.  Then I can stitch the gold wool backing I have to the entire piece. Not as difficult as stitching each tongue to the mat. The snowman still needs a scarf and need to add another tree and a little something hanging from the bird's beak.  Need to add applique to the tongues, also.  Another day of stitching for all that.
And then a close up of the vintage wool ornaments, not mittens as I said in another post.  Just wool circles with vintage lace stitched to the wool and a vintage button added for additional embellishment. 

5 comments:

  1. I love your new pieces, the snowman piece is perfect with the wools you used and those ornaments are gorgeous, beautiful with the lace and the light shades.

    Debbie

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  2. Hi Nancy,
    Those ornaments are delightful and i love your snowman.
    I'm working on a Christmas quilt today, it will be hanging in my sitting room for the holidays.
    have a relaxing Sunday,
    Hugs, Angela.

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  3. The vintage wool ornaments you made are beautiful and inspire me to try making something similar. Your snowman table mat is going to be adorable and I like your idea of cutting the tongues as an extension on the backing. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  4. HELLO Nancy. your snowman is delightful and your ornaments are gorgeous. love them. hugs Judy

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  5. Cheri back to larkrise11:56 AM

    Hi Nancy, I too was working all weekend on projects. I love what your doing. Hugs Cheri

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