Monthly Archives: June 2007

My Blue and Yellow Tote (pattern & tutorial)

Remember when I blogged about wanting to make one of these… posted by tiny happy. Well, yesterday was the day.  Now if I could just learn to follow instructions, all would be well..lol  I guess because I had read and re-read the … Continue reading

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Easy Quilt Block Patterns w/tutorials

Debbie Kratovil has the most terrific site up called Quilter By Design.  She has many books and dvd’s that can be purchased, but she also has a group that are free lessons.  I have searched for patterns to use my … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Knitting Boards (free pattern)

Last January when our son was home from Iraq (he’s a Marine), we talked about a couple of knitting board sites.  We discussed this site… Let’s Make a Knitting Board and the possibilities of making this knitting board.  I think this … Continue reading

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Biscornu Finished

As we watched an old Humphry Bogart, James Cagney movie I finished the Biscornu last night.  I think I was off by 1 stitch on the border, as a result my sides are not the same length.  But I think … Continue reading

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Biscornu (free patterns & tutorial)

My friend Jo from Daily Stitches is to blame.  It’s all her fault.  I dropped over to her site and found “the motherlode” of free biscornu pattern links.  So…here it is.  The one I just had to try was begun … Continue reading

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Possibilites..etc.

Remember this miniature quilt hanging that I made from my crazy quilt “learning” block?  This block began as a first try at crazy quilting and took about 10 or 11 months to finish.  I would use this block to learn something new … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Thimbles (free pattern & tutorial)

Threads Magazine has an online site that discusses many of the things covered in the magazine.  I love it.  One of my favorites is this pattern for making your own thimble.  Using a thimble is hard for me as I … Continue reading

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