Hooking Rugs (Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-120) by Lila Fretz

By Lila Fretz

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Keep in mind that both pockets must fit within the area that will be covered by the 7" x 6" exterior back pocket (see drawing at left). Starting at the upper left corner of one pocket and using 3-ply floss, knot off on the inside of the pocket and sew 2 horizontal stitches to secure the edge. Straight stitch down the left side of the pocket, across the bottom, and up the right side, then sew 2 horizontal stitches at the top right corner to secure it. Straight stitch across the open edge of the pocket, sewing through that layer of felt only, and knot off on the wrong side.

84 - - - Kata Golda’s Hand-Stitched Felt D 85 1. Cut Appliqué Pieces With paper scissors, cut out the template pieces you need for your sign and pin them to the red felt pieces. With fabric shears, cut out the appliqué pieces. FINISHED DIMENSIONS 3" x 26¾" (for a 6-letter sign) MATERIALS 3" yellow circles (2 for each letter in sign) 2" x 2½" red felt pieces, for letters (1 for each letter in sign) 1" x 30" purple felt strip (see Custom Sizing for adjusting length) We all like to mark our own special space, and here is an 2.

Sew 3 straight stitches, attaching the loose end of the needle holder strap to the inner upper right corner of the tool pocket. Knot off on the inside of the pocket. B To tie the straps around the closed tool pocket, see the photograph on page 110 and the drawing at left. D 112 - - - Kata Golda’s Hand-Stitched Felt 113 PART ALPHABET 3 115 Alphabet 116 Leaves 116 Tooth Fairy Pillow 116 Bird on Branch 117 Botanical 1 117 Botanical 2 117 Giraffe 117 Pincushion Cap 118 Dog 118 Snail 118 Mouse Finger Puppet Working with Templates Most of the projects in this book require that you use a template to cut out a piece of felt.

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