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Cee Rafuse
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My Goodness!!!
My Goodness!! Has it really been January since I've last blogged? Much has happened since those Scrappy Log Cabin Kits. My rugs have now become 'a family affair'. Everyone is helping including my  sweet four year old grandson Avery Avery has a new kit Here ...

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Instructions for the Scrappy Log Cabin Kits
The Scrappy Log Cabin Kits have been the most difficult and challenging kits since I started selling the kits a year and a half ago. My original samples were easy and quick.  I used freezer paper and cut the  'wonky' logs, basted together and stitched.   Ea...

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Just a bit longer...
And the first kits of the wool log cabins will be ready. This IS NOT the log cabin quilt kit. I had such fun working up the design I thought  I would make a few 'smalls' with the log cabin wool technique. So very simple, everything will be cut for you. Open...

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New rugs for this month and a bit of a 'secret'.. hope you enjoy!

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Mamie, Matilda and Dee Have Arrived!
It's been a long six weeks of  cutting hands and leaves. I am relieved to know the  Heart'n Hands is retired and.. Mamie, Matilda and Dee have arrived in My Etsy Shop Mamie and Dee  are the exact  same patterns but the colours of pennies, the thread, the ba...

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Heart'n Hands and the Fish Rug are Finally Ready!
Finally, the two new kits are finished! It has been quite a struggle with the  hands and fish rugs because the rugs in my mind are not how they eventually finished. Colleen and I have a saying when a rug gives us problems. 'The rug will tell you what it nee...

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Threads from Throw and Sample Rug Sale
  Would anyone but Cee unravel the throw shown above to use as threads?   A recent find at my local thrift shop yesterday. I knew it was not wool but could not resist bringing it home with me.   This morning I unraveled the threads, tested and they are abso...

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Plaids'n Lace..The Tale of an Unusual Penny Rug
I receive many questions on the making of penny rugs and although I have stitched and designed rugs for over 20 years. I am not an expert, but I do know There are no 'right' or 'wrong' ways to stitch a  penny rug. This rug was stitched for an upcoming video...

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New Kits for May
The 'best-laid plans of mice and 'cee'  often go awry. My website is 'on hold' What was I thinking?? The perfectionist that I am,  would never be content with anything but complete control ..and so it is back to learning about HTML and  gradually working on...

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Penny Rug News!
Hello Everyone! So much has happened since my last posting. We still have snow although it is very muddy and dirty patches, it has been a winter to forget! My worst winter here in the old house since we moved in 1988.  Housebound and ice build up which made...
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