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All Original Designs by Artist, Kathy Gaul
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Our Designs, Your Workmanship... 
Hand-Crafting Heirlooms in Wool.
 Original Wool Applique Patterns, Kits & Rug Hooking 
Our new booklet format with color photos in addition to the written instructions and pattern sheet!
Available as a wool applique pattern booklet ($21), or, as a rug hooking canvas on primitive linen or monk's cloth ($47)!  Visit the "Shop Online Store" for details!
Our new booklet format, on all our new patterns, features full color photos of all the steps to applique the design, plus our signature detailed instructions, drawings of all the necessary stitches, full scale printed pattern layout and individually drawn pattern pieces.  
"Cardinal Rule" Complete Kit - $ 145.00
"Celebrate America!"- New Wool Applique Booklet Pattern - $30

Complete Kit Now Available - $180
"Blooms on Old Wood" - New Wool Applique Booklet Pattern - $30

Complete Kit - $355 includes booklet, all the felted wools (background and applique - and the flower fabrics are hand-dyed!), all 25 hand-dyed wool and cotton threads, cotton stuffing and freezer paper!
"On the Right Path"
Available as a wool applique pattern booklet ($27), or "Pattern + Threads" ($165) or
 Now Available - Complete Kit with all wools, threads and pattern - ($235)
Design Measures 12" x 16"
"Enter into Autumn"
Available as a wool applique pattern booklet ($24), or "Pattern + Threads" ($145)
Now Available - Complete Kit with all the wools, threads and pattern - ($225)
Design Measures 11" x 14"

Our "Booklet" Style Patterns & Kits,
 Featuring Color Step by Step Photos...

"Field Lilies and Fancies" pattern book is packed full, with 20 pages of detailed instructions, full scale pattern layout and separately drawn pattern pieces, plus 6 pages of full color photos of the step by step construction!  There are over 80 images in this pattern book!  $32.00 for the pattern.

Complete kit featuring all hand-dyed threads from The Caron Collection, The Gentle Art, Weeks Dye Works, and Valdani, plus hand-dyed wools from Weeks Dye Works and W. Cushing & Co. is now available!  
$320 for complete kit.
Copyright 2016 MHD, LLC
Pattern Now Available - $23.00!
Introducing our new design, 
"Oh, Fluffy Stuff!" 
For every cat lover out there, Fluffy is a fully dimensional 12" portrait of our furry friend, featuring mohair edge-stitched wool layers of fur, needle-felted ears and reverse appliqued eyes.  Complete Kits Now Available Too - $135.00
Copyright 2015 MHD, LLC
Copyright 2015 MHD, LLC
Copyright 2014 MHD, LLC
Copyright 2015 MHD, LLC
Copyright 2015 MHD, LLC
"No-sew", dimensional design, "Winter's Woodland Gifts"!   Yes, it is true, these three evergreen boughs, winterberry branch and pinecones are all crafted from felted wool, wire and glue and not a single stitch!!!

Even more exciting is the fact that this pattern includes 15 rusty bells to create the branch of bells, and the rusty bow, all for $18.50, plus over 30 color photographs of the steps to make this whole project.

Complete Kits now available - $75, includes all the felted wools, wires, floral tape, cotton batting and jute string!

Finished size is about 16" x 20"

Shop our webstore now to order!
"Auntie Von's Creamer"
Punchneedle Pattern - $11.00 includes the plain weaver's cloth for tracing design.
"Birdie Batter Crock"
Punchneedle Pattern - $13.00 includes the plain weaver's cloth for tracing design.
"For Love of Country"
Punchneedle Pattern - $13.00 includes the plain weaver's cloth for tracing design.
Our Punchneedle Designs
On the steps of First Church (a true meetinghouse!), where our journey together first began 30+ years ago, to where we are today running our pattern company!  
Welcome to Meetinghouse Hill Designs - 
Kathy and Jerry Gaul
Love this painting?  It's a Charles Munro original!  We are honored to share a friendship with this remarkable folk artist, who also received honors as an Early American Life Directory Artisan for 2018.  Visit Charlie's website to see and shop his wonderful paintings and carvings at:

Redware and Pears
featuring dimensional pears and jug
Inspired by a friend's lovely collection of antique redware jugs and an historical early 1800's dish from the Huntington Library in CA.  
If you love antiques, then this one is a must for your collection!
Permission Granted for Use  Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Gail-Oxford Collection.  
American Loaf Dish
"Redware and Pears" is available in our new "booklet" style pattern, with 35 color step-by-step photos to aid in stitching this dimensional still life design.  Pattern booklet also includes the hooked rug pattern as a bonus! 

Pattern - $26.00 (for both the applique, and the hooked rug) ORDER Now

Complete Kit for Applique Design - $110 includes pattern, all felted wools (hand-dyed and bolt), hand-dyed applique threads (cotton floss, pearl cotton and wools), freezer paper and Quilter's Dream Dream Wool batting for adding the dimension beneath the jug and pears!  ORDER Now

Rug Canvas - $35 (choose Primitive Linen or Monk's Cloth foundation)
Rug Canvas is hand-drawn on foundation fabric; it does not include any wools.

Finished Dimensions of Wool Applique Design - 12 1/2" x 9 1/2" - features wool batting beneath jug and pears for dimensional realism.

Finished Dimensions of Little Hooked Rug - 16" x 12"
Finding us for the first time from our being named a "Directory Artisan" for Early American Life magazine in 2019?  Here are the pieces of artwork we submitted for judging including those for the Holiday Directory listing: "Redware and Pears", "A Summer Tradition", "Cardinal Rule-Love One Another" and "Raven's Secret".  We are thrilled to receive this honor for the second year in a row!
Happy 10th Anniversary to Us!  
On April 17, we celebrated launching our wool applique 
pattern company 10 years ago!
We are delighted to share our passion for wool with all of you!
So, enjoy our website, shop our "online store" and be in touch with any questions.  
We look forward to inspiring your journey of stitching, hooking and punching!
Blessings!  Kathy and Jerry

NEW Design!
"Pining for Ewe" 

a 10" x 8" pillow just ready for spring!
Pattern -$10
Complete Kit, featuring Weeks Dye Works threads and all felted wools -$62

NEW Design!
"Willow Ewe Be Mine" 

a 12" x 15" pillow or wall hanging for sheep lovers!
Pattern -$13
Complete Kit, featuring The Gentle Art threads and all felted wools to complete as a pillow -$92

Our 2018 Early American Life Directory of American Crafts entries awarded the honor of "directory artisan" listing: 
"Childhood Friend", "On the Right Path", "Blooms on Old Wood" and "Celebrate America!". 
Introducing a great 
Christmas project...
"Snow Cone" - A winter make-do!

An all wool pine cone and 6 evergreen branches dusted with "glittery snow" sit atop a painted candle stand.  A one-day project that's quick and easy and involves NO sewing!

Available as a pattern or complete kit.  
Thanks to the Colorado Springs Woodman Edition newspaper for interviewing me, and Fluffy, about our pattern design company!  

Read the full story at their Facebook page.

Coming Up SOON!
"Glory Bee!" Dimensional Wool Applique Class sponsored by
Castle Rock Quilt Guild,
New Hope Presbyterian Church in Castle Rock, CO.
Thursday, Sept. 12
Contact Kathy for details:
(719) 282-3518

Introducing... NEW Designs! (and classes on the "Classes" page - both Colorado and Massachusetts!

"Classic Christmas"
An ornament for your tree to wish family and friends a "Merry" or "Happy" Christmas!

Now available as a pattern for $10 at our webstore.

Made from felted wool, this "all embroidered" antique 
redware dish or "embroidered and appliqued" ornament will become a treasured heirloom for your home!
"Holly Leaves Accent"
A candle stand accent, ornament, wine bottle or gift topper!
Now available as a pattern for $9.50 at our webstore
Also, available as a kit!

Felted wool gains "shape-ability" with the addition of thin wire sandwiched in between the wool layers!  A quick and easy Christmas decoration to make!
Are you an Early American Life magazine subscriber?  If so, did you see this piece, "Cardinal Rule" shown in the 2019 Holiday Directory of Traditional American Artisans, in the Christmas issue?  It is hitting mailboxes and stores now!  We are so delighted to be named a Directory Artisan, AND have our artwork featured!