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Rug Punching (a continuing saga)

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Rug Punching (a continuing saga)

Please GO TO YOUR DOWNLOAD HERE! I tried, and really enjoyed, a new thing! Here is what I learned: you should try it too! I’m serious. This was all kinds of fun. You can buy a “stretcher” which can be between $100 and $200. But Lee and I made one. I didn’t want to invest too much money until I knew that I would like it. Hey, I’m on a budget here! You can make one using an inexpensive canvas stretcher from Michaels. We built ours from scrap wood and carpet tack strips. Traditional rug hooking is worked on a linen...

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Rug Hooking, Punching...What’s in a Name?

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Remember that I posted some photos of Lee making me a frame for rug hooking? Well, I used that frame. I used it like it’s never been used before!   Here is the final rug/really-it’s-a-wallhanging before I have taken it out of the frame and finished the edges. A couple of things to note: I used scraps that my sister, Laura, an avid crocheter, gave to me. I created the folk art design on the iPad, then I looked at the colors I had and added those to the design. I used that as my guide when choosing my yarn....

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Technology is Cool

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Technology is Cool

I love technology! I love tools. I really love a good user experience. Here’s an IOS feature that I just discovered: I copied a link on my phone and pasted it in my chrome browser on my iPad. The reason this is a good user experience is because it is imitating something we would do in real life if we were cutting and pasting - it feels like the link was somehow attached to my finger physically - like I’m taking it from somewhere and pasting it somewhere else.If you already use this feature, sorry (not sorry 😊). Otherwise, this...

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Woodburned Flowers

This was another fun video I did. How to burn a design onto a piece of a wood plaque from Michaels.

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4th of July Craft You Can Do

You can gift this or keep it! It's up to you because we LOVE America! Get your list of supplies and tools here. Watch This DIY Video:

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