Penny Rug Wall Hanging

Materials

  • Wooden Large Memory Frame, 12”x12”
  • Wool Felt: Black, 1/2 yd.; 1/4 yd.: Cameo Pink; Reets Relish; English Rose; Buttercup; Blushing Bride; scrap: Strawberry Dream

Tools

  • Ceramcoat: Acrylic Paints: Black; Wild Rose; Gloss Varnish
  • Sizzix: Die Cut Machine; Die Cuts: Flower Tulip; Leaf Stem; Circles
  • Steam-A-Seam 2 Double-Stick Fusible Web
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss: Pink; Dk. Pink
  • Creative Textile Tool
  • Tempered Glass Mat
  • Embroidery needle
  • Fabric glue
  • Dime (for pattern)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Follow manufacturer’s instructions to apply Steam-A-Seam 2 to wool felt colors.

STEP 2

  • Print and cut out pattern. Cut two large base circles from Black wool felt.

STEP 3

  • Use die cut machine to cut three leaf shapes from Reets Relish, four flowers from Cameo Pink, and four flowers from Buttercup. (Note: Only top portion of flower is used.)

STEP 4

  • Use die cut machine to cut: 26 large black circles; 13 small English Rose circles; large English Rose circle. Use dime as pattern to cut one small circle and four extra small circles from Strawberry Dream.

STEP 5

  • Use Creative Textile Tool with trowel point to fuse small pink circles onto small black circles.

STEP 6

  • Use dk. pink floss to straight stitch pink circles to black circles.

STEP 7

  • Place remaining black circles onto black/pink penny; use pink floss to blanket stitch circles together.

STEP 8

  • Use photo as guide to arrange wool felt pieces onto black base circle; fuse in place in same way as Step 5.

STEP 9

  • Use blanket and straight stitches to secure wool felt pieces to black base circle. Add remaining black base circle, and blanket stitch front and back together.

STEP 10

  • Use pink floss to blanket stitch Black/Blushing Bride pennies from Step 7 around base circle, to black circle.

STEP 11

  • Sand frame; wipe dust. Paint inside Wild Rose and remaining areas Black. Apply varnish.

STEP 12

  • When dry, glue penny rug inside frame.

Creative Textile Tool Tips

  • 1. Read manufacturer’s instructions before using tool.
  • 2. Tool works best when used on a glass surface, ensuring your work area will not be damaged.
  • 3. Use masking tape to secure pen holder to work surface.
  • 4. Attach desired point. Place tool on stand and plug into electrical outlet. Turn switch on and let heat for 4-5 minutes.
  • 5. When finished, turn switch off and let cool.
by Rebekah Meier for Walnut Hollow

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/5415/d28d1a87-b922-4d55-9883-d511336567bd.pdf



Penny Rug Wall Hanging
Penny Rug Wall Hanging