Last year we lost someone very dear to us. My husband’s grandmother passed away at 86 years of age. She had a long, happy life and touched everyone who met her. She was such a loving and selfless person with a spunky sense of humor. She will be sorely missed. Continue reading →
Have you ever walked through your local craft or fabric store and been drawn to all of the fun and fancy fleece fabrics they have? Some of the designs they have these days are amazing. You can choose from everything from cute cartoon prints to collegiate and pro sport designs. They have so many fun patterns for kids and adults alike, they are hard to resist. Continue reading →
A few years ago I decided to make my family new Christmas stockings. Little did I know, I would be adding more every year. Our family has grown from 5 celebrating Christmas to 12 in just a few short years!
My stockings are patchwork, made out of 2-inch squares, and I hope to make up a tutorial soon. While you are waiting for my tutorial, check out all of these amazing Christmas stocking patterns. Continue reading →
During the last few months, my grandkids have been pretending to go ‘shopping’ when they are playing at my house. They will push the grocery cart to me and expect me to ring up all of the items and bag them up (I had a few small paper bags they would use)… That is what gave me the ideas of making these pint-sized grocery bags. Continue reading →
All of the infinity scarf and cowl crochet patterns are not only stunning and stylish, they are easy enough to crochet quickly!
This list was inspired by my need to find easy projects I could make while I am recovering from neck surgery. I found so many amazing patterns, I am not sure where to begin… I guess starting with #1 is maybe the best option? Continue reading →
I was going to do a round up of fall wreaths, but instead I thought these DIY fall buntings would be much more fun! They make me want to go dig through all of my fabric bins and paper drawers to see what I can come up with. How about you? Continue reading →
My last post explained how to make t-shirt yarn using old t-shirts. I made this yarn specifically to crochet a t-shirt rug! I will do my best to explain how I made my crochet t-shirt rug so you can try it too. Continue reading →
Since we are on the topic of baby quilts, this is the quilt I made for my first grandchild, Blake Leigh Ann, who was born in May 2011. This was quilt #93, made in March of 2011. I finished it in time for Katie’s (and Blake’s) baby shower. Continue reading →
First of all, I wanted to use this post to announce the re-opening of my Etsy store. It has been quite awhile since I have posted anything for sale but that is going to change! I had a lot of fun making these little gems and look forward to making many more.
I have a plastic bin in my craft cupboard that I use to collect extra quilt blocks. Usually, when I am designing my own quilt tops, I make way too make blocks plus some quilt patterns I use leave me with extras… I can’t bear to just toss these so I have been collecting them. Recently I decided to go through this bin and see what I could come up with. Continue reading →