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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

~Love Notes~ Annie from Old Road Primitives

 Hi, ladies!
Today, I wanted to "share" a ~darling~
little raggedy that I made for our Grand-daughter!
Her name is ~Love Notes~ Annie
because I have written a few ~Love Notes~
on her tummy and back for our Grand-daughter
to "cherish" for ever & ever!

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Raggedy "Hair" Tutorial from Old Road Primitives...

Raggedy “Hair” Tutorial from ORP! To get started we will start with Picture #1-Wrap a strand of yarn around your fingers several times to form loops as shown in picture #1. Picture #2-Starting hand stitching these loops at the top/center of the raggedy’s head. I hand stitch the loops right down the seam line of the head. Picture #3-When the hair on one side is finished, continue stitching the loops down the other side of the head. I usually try to not go any further down the head then the temples with the hair. Picture #4-This is the “wild” shot. The top is now finished. One more step to go. Picture #5-Start stitching the loops across the back of the raggedy’s head in a straight line. When you are all finished you can go back and clip the top of each loop or you can leave your raggedy’s hair “loopy”. I like to clip each loop but leave a few “loops” in the bang area. I especially like to leaves some “loops” on my girl raggedies. If you purchase ORP’s Raggedy Annie & Andie Pattern, I state the actually size of the strands of yarns that I use and how many strands that I use on these raggedies but this will give you a general idea of how I do Raggedy hair.

"Easy" Striped Raggedy Leg Tutorial from ORP...

“Easy” Striped Raggedy Leg Tutorial from Old Road Primitives. This is the "easy" way to paint "perfect" little stripes on your raggedy's leg. Picture #1-Paint stripes evenly on fabric. (I used scotch tape spaced evenly across the fabric.) Dry stripes. A blow dryer speeds up this process. Remove tape from fabric. Picture #2-Fold the fabric in half with stripes on the inside (RSI-Right Sides In). Please note…be sure to line the stripes up evenly. Picture #3-Trace the leg/shoe pattern piece to the fabric. Picture #4-Sew and trim leg/shoe piece. Picture #5-Turn the leg/shoe piece (RSO-Right Sides Out). Stuff the leg/shoe to the stuff line. Walla…now wasn’t that easy? Go ahead and paint the shoe. Let it dry. Stain, dry and sand the leg/shoe piece one last time. ORP's Raggedy Annie & Andie pattern can be purchased at the following link...

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

***NEW*** Raggedy Annie & Andie Pattern from ORP...

 Hi Everyone!
I almost forgot to post ORP's newest
Spring/Summer pattern on my Blog!
So, here it is!
Aren't they just the "cutest" ever?
~Granny's Attic~ Raggedy Annie & Andie Raggedies!
This is a super easy and fun pattern to work with!
This pattern comes with a one body/head pattern piece!
No complicated "round" heads!
Button eyes for those of you who prefer button eyes!
Also, all of the clothing pieces are made from
rectangle pieces of fabric for easy sewing!
Please click HERE for more information on ORP's
***NEW*** Raggedy pattern!

Have a great day!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

***NEW*** ~Spring Thyme Blessings~ Bunn n' Hat Pattern from ORP...
Hi, everyone!
Today, I wanted to "share" my newest Spring pattern with all of you!
This new pattern is called...
Isn't this little Spring bunny hat simply adorable?
This is a really ~fun~ pattern to put together!
Not only will you learn how to make the darling
little bunny but you will also learn how to make
the hat and the darling little Spring flowers!
Please stop by Old Road Primitives to take
a peek at this pattern!
Have a great day!

Monday, February 10, 2014

***NEW*** ~Spring Thyme~ Bunny Pattern from ORP...
Hi, everyone!
We are "hopping down the bunny trail" here at Old Road Primitives!
Today, I wanted to "share" my first Spring pattern for 2014!
It is called...~Spring Thyme~ Bunny!
This little bunny is ~fun~ to bring to "bunny life"!
She is super easy and can be made fairly quickly!
Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, November 24, 2013

***NEW*** ~Sugar n' Spice~ Christmas Gingers Pattern from ORP...

 Hi, everyone!
I hope that all of you are having a great Sunday!
Today, I wanted to "share" ORP's newest Christmas pattern
with all of you!
This ***NEW*** Christmas pattern is called...
~Sugar n' Spice~ Christmas Gingers!
This is a super ~fun~ pattern!
These little "Gingers" have the most precious little faces!
 They make great ornies, bowl fillers or tucks!
You will learn how to make this ~darling~ flour sifter
arrangement with this pattern!
Great gift for the "Ginger" collector on your Christmas list!
This pattern comes with
printable "Sugar n' Spice" tags
with three different Sugar n' Spice sayings for
you to print from your computer!
Tags say...
Sugar n' Spice Christmas
A Sugar n' Spice kind of Christmas
A Sugar n' Spice Merry Christmas!
Please stop by Old Road Primitives to view this
***NEW*** Christmas pattern!

Have a blessed Sunday and "Happy Thanksgiving" everyone!

Friday, November 8, 2013

***NEW*** SnowGirl Pattern for Christmas 2013...
 Hi Everyone!
Today, I wanted to "share" my
newest Christmas pattern for the 2013 Season!
This new pattern is called...
~Frosty-ia~ the SnowGril Raggedy!
If you ~love~ snowmen then you are sure to love this new pattern!
Please stop by my website Old Road Primitives to take a peek
at this new Christmas pattern & many, many more!

Have a great weekend Everyone!!!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

"Snowballs" anyone?!?!
Hi, everyone!
Today, I wanted to "share" my newest
"Christmas Craft Project" with all of you!
It's called..."Prim lil' Snowballs"!
If you ~love~ decorating your home for the Holidays
then these little snowballs are a must!
The are super easy and very inexpensive to make!
These darling little snowballs can be made in minutes!
This is a "no sew" project!
These are great tucked in some pine & berries!
You could print the snowman "bag topper" that comes with
this Christmas craft project and bag them up!
 This is a super cute "twist" on these snowballs!
Please click HERE for more information on this
new Christmas craft project!
Speaking of "snowballs" we got snow last night!
I guess, if I wanted to, I could go outside and make some real one! :)
Have a great day, everyone!

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

~Snowman Welcome~ "Some Assembly Required" Snowman Hat Pattern...
Hi, everyone!
Real quick, I wanted to "share" my
newest Christmas pattern with all of you!
It's called...
~Snowman Welcome~ "Some Assembly Required" Snowman Hat!
This makes a "real" snowman hat that you could actually put on a snowman!
Along with the snowman hat you will also learn how to make those
~darling~ little mittens and snowballs, which could also be used
for "ornies" on a tree!
There are so many directions that you could take this pattern!
It's been a popular one so far!
My customers are ~loving~ it!
Please click HERE to take a peek!
Blessings, Kim