I find myself at a loss when I pick this up and try to work on it. Perhaps the idea of “just doing it” is not working. I have finished the left diagonal combination and have embroidered all the wording in stem stitch, but just find that I am not too happy with it. […]
Straw.com is a goldmine for knitters. Check out their free patterns page and you will find wonderful, useful patterns to include this Cat’s Paw Scarf… so pretty. This softly curved vest is one of my favorites. This mock turtleneck uses a seed stitch down the sides to remove some of the bulk from under the […]
For a beginning quilter (or an experienced one), having a pattern layout and a tutorial is sometimes a real benefit. Altos is an online storefront for quilting supplies that also has several quilt block designs and the tutorials that give the basics of how to put that block together. This is the Crazy Quilt using […]
With babies and baby showers, here’s a new twist on the gifts for new mom and baby. Crib sheets you make yourself out of the loveliest fabrics you can find… Here’s the tutorial on how to do it from The Quilter’s Shop online.
After I saw the crocheted wrist warmers that Mariella of Knitting Nonni crocheted, I was hooked.. So I sat down a couple of nights ago with some leftover thread and began to see what I could come up with… and these are it. They are easy, quick to do and are warm when you put them […]
RJR Fabrics is an online fabric resource for quilters. Besides having great fabrics, there are 50+ RJR free patterns and another approx. 30 designers patterns that are free to download using Adobe Reader. There is a “Learn to Color Shade” page that has a quilt skeleton on it.. by clicking the block you would like […]
I have tried several times to come up with a spider web for my CQ blocks, but it always turns out looking like a 4 year got hold of my needle and thread…grin I was slurping my coffee and drooling over the needlework that Julia does over at Camille’s Place when I began surfing her […]