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What do you do when a friend gives you half their wool stash? Hummmm…

I was over at Teri’s house when she decided to purge her wool stash. Now, this is not just a casual stash; it was a well-cherished, thought-out cache of woolie love. And, this is only half of it!

 Look at that pile of fluffy joy! Not only did I receive lots of wool but wool kits as well as patterns! Wahoo! It was like winning the lottery!
Among the kits was this sweet fella…
A little crumpled and almost finished, he was waiting to be set free. Now, if you don’t know, Teri is a little obsessed with snow people, but she developed a serious sensitivity to wool. This little guy is a wool blend though; that’s not so bad, right?! It just makes him a little blurry. Shhhhh, he doesn't know any better...
So I took my little orphan out and warmed him up with an iron. The wrinkles came out easily. All that needed to be done now was stitching the pennies to the perimeter and that only took one episode of the Pretender to get it done!
Oh, did I see a little smile peeking out through his scarf! Awe, he knows he's going home!


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Comment by Morgan Hess /Fla. on January 30, 2014 at 4:48pm

Sorry for Terry, but happy you got all that. Your very lucky!   I just love that snowman!   Enjoy and have fun!  Hugs Morgan oxoxoxoxox

Comment by Irene Gallway on January 30, 2014 at 5:06am

I love the look of wool applique.  Your snowman project is cute.  Your fortunate to have been gifted with a good stash of wool. Have fun.

Comment by Terry F on January 29, 2014 at 6:47pm

Bet that wool will be happy now!

Comment by Joy Gross on January 28, 2014 at 10:23am
Mari!! You are so lucky.. And what a adorable snowman :).
Comment by Roxann on January 28, 2014 at 9:10am

Love the snowman!  What a thoughtful friend!

Comment by Joan on January 28, 2014 at 7:49am

Oh!  You've got me drooling.

Comment by Janet/MO on January 28, 2014 at 7:43am

What a wonderful gift.  I love doing wool applique'.  The snowman is adorable. 

Comment by donalma shoust on January 28, 2014 at 7:43am
So cute.
Comment by B J Elder/WA on January 28, 2014 at 7:29am

Oh my goodness - what a wonderful gift you got!  Love the snowman.  So sorry Terri can't deal with wool.  (My dad was allergic to wool and in WWII their uniforms were ... wool, as was their mummy bags that they had to sleep in.  Not fun.)  Looking forward to seeing what new and wonderful creations you will be making with all that wonderful fabric.

Comment by Pam/NY on January 28, 2014 at 6:41am

How cute is that? Wow, that's a stash of fun! You'll have lots to choose from!

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