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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Some recent projects

Here are some new projects that I've been working on.  Sometimes it's nice to do little quilts or quilt projects to mix things up a bit.  So without further adieu....

Another kitty pin cushion, this was a commissioned piece.
A handful of mug rugs and pot holders for swaps

This is a trade I did with the original piece of art.  

The original

This is for a pot holder swap called "Cute as a Button"  

And here is a customer order with carrying case.  Weaving spool holder, warping stand.
And as a surprise I made this bag for it.  However I never even got a thank you or a review so probably will never be so nice again....yeah I do expect a thank you or at least a review.  just saying.  Some people just have no couth.... wish I could right a review sometimes...;)  oh well...all is good.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

My new weaving bench design

I've been making and selling weaving tools for about 15 years now.  Wow time flies doesn't it!
One of the items I made is an adjustable weaving bench.  I've been wanting to take the time to design a new bench that is easier to adjust the height. The old bench required that you turn the bench upside down, remove the 4 bolts holding the seat into place and then stacking books or some other object under the seat at the height that you wanted to make the bench then screwing the 4 bolts back into place.
The new bench only requires slipping the seat off and moving the supports up or down.  Also the new bench can now either be set at an angle or straight just but turning the supports one way or the other.

The new bench comes in large and small.  The large bench adjusts from 27.5 down to 15 inches in the following increments, 27.5, 25, 22.5, 20, 17.5 and 15 inches .
The small bench adjusts from 24.5 down to 14.5 inches in the following increments, 24.5, 22, 19.5, 17, 14.5 inches.  I am happy to be able to offer two sizes.

Here is the prototype of the new bench, the optional spool holder can also be added to the new bench.

And here is the old bench with the new one so you can see the optional spool holder.

This is the first sold bench with spool holder


Thursday, February 5, 2015

My Little Valentine Pot Holder swap.

I've been very busy getting all the swaps I'm doing done. I've finished another one today for the My Little Valentine Pot Holder Swap. Now I'm working on the It's all about the embroidery Redwork Pot Holder swap. I'm doing the red work while I watch TV tonight then tomorrow I have a weaving bench to make for a customer and those take a good day to make.

Well here is my Valentine pot holders. I made one to keep :)

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

All Things Spring Mug Rug Swap

I searched the internet for something I'd love to make for the All Things Spring Mug Rug Swap....
And I came across this picture.  I never could find the website it came from or the pattern so I can not tell you where to get the pattern.  I printed the image and made it as close as I could to the picture.  This definitely makes me think of spring.  One more swap complete and now on to the Valentine swap.  I also found a picture of the pot holders I'll be making for this and the website that originally posted the pattern is no longer being hosted :(  very sad indeed.  I'm going to try and recreate them without the pattern but It would be so much nicer to be able to purchase a pattern!

Well here is the All Things Spring mug rug I made.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Mug Rug Swap

I started a Facebook swap group for mug rugs and pot holders.  You can find it here.
This is mug rug is for the Laundry Day Mug Rug Swap that is due February 19th 2015.  I finished it today and am very please at how it turned out.  I did put a hanger on the back in case who ever gets this little beauty wants to hang it.
Here it is...so much fun to make and finally finished.