Savor the richness and beauty of wool applique-its texture, depth, color, and design. Well-known, award-winning folk artist Rebekah L. Smith will ignite your passion for Americana home decor with her simple and elegant designs. Hand stitch 14 folk-art projects, each with full-size patterns and step-by-step instructions. Applique pillows, bed toppers, and table runners from woven wools, felted wools, and wool felt-upcycling at its finest! Staying true to early decorative arts, the antique color palette and natureinspired designs translate seamlessly to many modern living spaces.
Rebekah L. Smith studied graphic design at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and specialises in wool work, murals and American folk art. Rebekah and her husband, along with their three daughters, continually work to restore an 1838 house in Ohio. rebekahlsmith.com
Introduction 1. Welcome to Wool Find, Felt, Dye 2. Snipping and Stitching 3. Rug: Shades of Earth 4. Purse: Her Lady's Pocket 5. Pillows: Creatures of Habit Cat Rabbit Blackbird 6. Bag: Birds Out of the Bag 7. Table topper: Where the Heart Is 8. Sewing caddy: For Needles and Thread 9. Quilt: Wooly Window 10. Sewing Caddy Book: Wooly Bindings 11. Table Rug: Flowers at the Table 12. Chair bag: Housing for Papers 13. Table Rug: Tulip Harmony 14. Wallhanging: A Patriot's Rug