Monthly Archives: September 2011

Candle mat for Etsy

Here’s the candle mat I listed on Etsy this morning.  I wasn’t very productive yesterday.  Had a chance to go to town for a bit of shopping, so I went.  I was out of butter and eggs, and cheese.  Hard to … Continue reading

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Printing PayPal shipping labels with Google Chrome

By trial and error, I have figured out how to print PayPal shipping labels using Google Chrome.  If you are having trouble getting your labels to print, try this. In PayPal, click on the print shipping label tab.  Fill out … Continue reading

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New Country By Design place mats

It’s been place mat week here at Country By Design.  Here are the two latest installments. I think I like this design with two stockings better than the other ones.  I like the shape of these stockings better, too.  This … Continue reading

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Christmas stocking rag quilted place mats

I listed another set of rag quilted place mats on Etsy tonight.  I’m having fun making appliques with “fur” cuffs. I had planned to use the set of stockings that I made for my how-to, but then I decided that … Continue reading

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How to make a rag quilted appliqued stocking

Easy to follow directions for making a rag appliqued stocking.   Sketch out your design on paper about the same size as you will need for your finished design.  Here is my first version of my Christmas mitten and my … Continue reading

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Christmas mittens for Etsy, 2nd edition

I finished another set of rag quilted place mats using Moda fabrics this afternoon.  I’m basically happy with the design, but I’m sure I will tweak it if I use it again.  There were 36 squares in the Countdown to … Continue reading

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Country By Design place mats for Christmas

I don’t mean to rush the season, but I had some lovely Christmas fabric that was begging to be used for something, so I made these Christmas mittens place mats. I liked the way this set turned out so much … Continue reading

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