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Review of Mexican Serape Blanket Throws

Mexican Serape Blanket Throws; and Explosion of Color!    I love colorful saddle blanket style throws and rugs. And a good bargain is so much the better. However, a good bargain and bad quality equals a waste of money so…

Finally Done with Moving!

In a million years I would have never thought it would be so hard to move and take so long. I swear that the old a person gets, the heavier the boxes are. Though the move was only next door,…

All About Bootjacks

Personalized bootjack with brand

WHAT ARE BOOTJACKS? Bootjacks are a functional and utilitarian way to remove boots economically and quickly. It's actually an implement that will hold the heel of one boot while the toe of the other boot holds the jack in place.…

Bonnet Bonnet Original Pattern-free

 Found this button bonnet pattern in an old Work Basket magazine. I still have many of those magazines and I’ve kept some of them because they were my mother's or because they have such beautiful older style patterns in them.…

Sunbonnet Testimonials and Comments

Bonnet Model for Rawhide Gifts and Gallery

Sunbonnet Testimonials, Feedback and Comments There is a current page to view our bonnet testimonials and you can read them here…… http://www.rawhidestudios.com/bonnet-testimonials/ Unfortunately this page cannot be commented on as there is no comment box for it.  It was once housed on…

Button Sunbonnet Pattern FREE

How to Make a Button Bonnet

How to Make a Button or Snap Sunbonnet with Only Two Main Pattern Pieces   If you are on a slow connection or mobile phone, please note that some images are large and require some download time. Make this really cute…

Long Brimmed Victorian Bonnet Pattern Experiment

Long Brimmed Bonnet

  I was looking at odd bonnets and older style brimmed bonnets the other day. I even found an image with a 'pattern', if you want to call it that, which had no real information for me to use. I…

DIY Easy Silver Jewelry Cleaning at Home Pt2

Final Step in cleaning silver jewelry at home

How Do You Clean Jewelry at Home? With this Simple Solution!  Silver Cleaning Jewelry at Home is Easier Than You Think Have you ever wondered if silver jewelry cleaning at home is something you can do? I did my second…