from Rebekah's workroom

a blog about creativity, design, and wool appliqué

August 13, 2020

This week Kelsey is showing you how to transform two of my wool applique patterns into designs for yarn sewing. The final result is still folky, but it creates a different look that seems so old. Enjoy!

Yarn sewing is an old technique—it’s said to have come before rug h...

July 30, 2020

Along the way as I travel to teach and vend at various textile events, I have noticed a pattern among those I meet. Nearly every person works in more than one kind of medium. Very rarely do I meet someone who only does wool appliqué in their spare time—it’s nearly alwa...

July 16, 2020

Antiques are so often a source of inspiration for me, as many of you who follow me know. They are a treasure trove of ingenuity and creativity. Not surprisingly, some of my latest patterns come from ideas of old with my own interpretive take. This week I want to share...

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Patterns Reworked: Punchneedle with Yarn

September 17, 2020

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