Fabric, How-Tos

Organize Your Fabric Stash: Part 5 – Organizing Fabric by Color

This is the fifth and final installment in a series on Organizing you Fabric Stash.  While some of these tips apply to other crafts, I'm focusing here on fabric.  Check back later for tips on organizing your Notions! Before reading, check out Part 1 - Let It Go, Part 2 - Gathering Projects Together, and… Continue reading Organize Your Fabric Stash: Part 5 – Organizing Fabric by Color

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Fabric, How-Tos

Organize Your Fabric Stash: Part 4 – Organizing Fabric by Material

This is the fourth installment in a series on Organizing you Fabric Stash.  While some of these tips apply to other crafts, I'm focusing here on fabric.  Check back later for tips on organizing your Notions! Before reading, check out Part 1 - Let It Go, Part 2 - Gathering Projects Together, and Part 3… Continue reading Organize Your Fabric Stash: Part 4 – Organizing Fabric by Material

Fabric, How-Tos

Organize Your Fabric Stash: Part 3 – Organizing Fabric by Size

This is the third installment in a series on Organizing you Fabric Stash.  While some of these tips apply to other crafts, I'm focusing here on fabric.  Check back later for tips on organizing your Notions! Before reading, check out Part 1 - Let It Go and Part 2 - Gathering Projects Together. Step 3: … Continue reading Organize Your Fabric Stash: Part 3 – Organizing Fabric by Size

Fabric, How-Tos, Uncategorized

Organize Your Fabric Stash: Part 2 – Gathering Projects Together

Here's the second in a series about organizing fabric stashes!  Before reading, be sure to check out Part 1 - Let It Go Step 2:  Gathering Projects Together. Do you have quilt tops, blocks, and pieces all cut out and ready to go?  Gather them together! Give each already planned project its own gallon bag.… Continue reading Organize Your Fabric Stash: Part 2 – Gathering Projects Together

Knit & Crochet, Tools & Materials

Best Wool Blends

  Today I'm taking a look at my favorite Wool blends that combine Wool with manmade fibers. Wool 101:  Some people use the word "wool" to describe all yarns, or all animal fibers.  But true wool only comes from sheep!  Wool is sorted into grades, with the highest grade (longest staple) wool being Merino Wool. … Continue reading Best Wool Blends

Fabric, How-Tos

Organize Your Fabric Stash: Part 1 – Let It Go

Step 1:  Let It Go. Are you overwhelmed by the idea of sorting through your fabric?  Do you feel guilty for ditching a project or letting it hibernate?  Do you have a bunch of fabric you purchased just because it was on sale, not because you loved it or had a use for it?  Do… Continue reading Organize Your Fabric Stash: Part 1 – Let It Go

My Patterns, Knit & Crochet, Crochet-a-long 2018

2018 CAL Block 3: “Front and Back Stitch”

Here’s the March Block!  An ad-free pdf pattern for Block 3 "Front and Back Stitch" is available on Ravelry. Block 2:  “Here Comes Treble” Difficulty Level:   Easy Finished Block Size: 8″ x 8″ Gauge: 4 stitches x 4 rows = 1″ x 1″ (single crochet, front loop only) Skills:  Chain, Slip Stitch, Single Crochet,  See Basic Crochet Stitches for help. You will… Continue reading 2018 CAL Block 3: “Front and Back Stitch”

My Patterns, Knit & Crochet

Eggscellent Easter Basket

This Eggscellent Easter Basket is perfect for Egg Hunts and Easter Bunny Surprises!  With worsted weight cotton yarn, an easy spiral base like the Rainbow Nesting Baskets, and a fun basket weave stitch for the sides, this Easter Basket is sturdy and beautiful! The pattern for the Eggscellent Easter Basket is available on Ravelry. The… Continue reading Eggscellent Easter Basket