Category: "Mt. Sydney Chalet"

Tulip Rug - 1 hour

by brae  

I have my floss wound on bobbins and the pattern transferred to my fabric.  I also adjusted the blue tip on the needle to make a shorter stitch.  The Tulip Rug has so much detail, that I thought a shorter pile would work better. It looks cleaner on the… more »

Brick and wood beam walkway

by brae  

I often consult my inspiration files when I start a new build and go back to them along the way as the build progresses.  For Mt. Sydney Chalet, I found a wonderful idea for the side walkway in a mud room floor from designer Amy Morris for Atlanta Homes… more »

Prairie Rug II - stitching complete

by brae  

I finished stitching the Prairie Rug II with 24.75 hours of stitching time, which is a lot less than I put into the first one that I never finished.  As I mentioned, I had a better handle on the technique so I was able to work more quickly. I need to g… more »

Hop to it!

by brae  

As you can see, the rabbit hutch has a new resident.  :D  I'll have to add some straw in there, make some carrots and greens.  In mini-land, I don't mind sharing the garden with a cute herbivore.   This beautiful bunny rabbit is by the talented *Reve*… more »

Arts and Crafts Tulip Rug in punchneedle

by brae  

For Mt. Sydney Chalet, I need two large area rugs. I've been working on the beautiful Prairie Rug II from Mitchell's Interiors for the living area on the first floor. For the bedroom, I chose a much more intricate design: L.R. Resources Inc. Arts and Crafts Blue Rug. I like to call it the Tulip Rug, though. :D The Prairie rug gave me a primer with the materials, and the Tulip rug will challenge me. more »

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