Penny Rugs

Enhance your home decor with beautiful penny rugs. Discover top ideas to add a touch of charm and nostalgia to your living space.
Patchwork, Quilting, Appliqué Quilts, Primitive, Quilts, Crochet, Wool Felt, Penny Rug Patterns, Applique Quilts

For years, I've been interested in Penny Rugs. Their origin dates back to the Civil War era, when homemakers used wool scraps from old clothing, etc. to create mats or rugs. Using coins as templates, they created circles and stitched them with a blanket stitch to a background fabric. They weren't necessarily made as floor rugs, but more often decor coverings for beds, tables, and mantels. Recently, inspired by the blog site of Ashton Publications, I decided to try my hand at making a penny…

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Venice Sherman
Home, Appliqué Quilts, Primitive, Applique Quilts, Wool Applique Quilts, Wool Applique Patterns, Primitive Quilts, Penny Rug Patterns, Wool Applique

HOME OF THE ORIGINAL "ARMY BLANKET PENNY RUG©" and "CANDLE HUGGER'S©" ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ E-MAIL ME WITH YOUR CHOICES Just click on sheep to the right Note: All Penny Rugs shown here are ones that customers ordered ~ shown as examples only for sizes and prices ~ All are made to order and vary in color KM Primitives Original Early Style WOOL ARMY BLANKET© TRADITIONAL PENNY RUGS© These are (washed) original Army blankets They are that 'good ole American' issue as well! Not reproduction wool…

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Carolyn Boutilier
Couture, Ideas, Crochet, Haken, One, Style, Stricken, Sweater, Patrones

Want to make a woolie pentagon box for your sewing notions? This is a Dodecahedron. (don't say that with a mouthful of popcorn!) 12 pentagons, 30 edges, and 20 vertices (points)! You will need: Lightweight cardboard, cut 12 cardboard pentagon shapes. Cotton quilt batt scraps cut to the same size as cardboard, please cut 13 pentagons, the extra will be for the inside of the lid. Lightweight mismatched felted wools for the faces, cut 12 pentagons, 1/4 to 1/2 inch larger than the cardboard…

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Kayelynn Van Wagenen