Monthly Archives: February 2008

P & B Textiles … many free quilt patterns

P&B Textiles has 8 new quilt patterns up for their 2008 fabrics… oooww…lovely!  Their free quilt pattern page has patterns that are available back to 2004.  There’s also a pattern for a reversible wrap-around skirt.   Look for an “easy Trip Around Baltimore quilt“…While … Continue reading

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Well, I’m Finally Trying It

I got out both my Bossie Midi and my Prelude and decided to give the Icelandic a try.  It’s definitely different from the others, but I’m finding I can spin smaller singles.  There are three different colors to the Icelandic … Continue reading

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Freshisle Fibers (free patterns)

This process of illusion knitting is a fascination for me.  I have not tried it and probably will not try it for a while, but for those of you who cannot get enough of it, here is a link many free … Continue reading

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Nauvoo 1st Annual Quilt Festival

I got an email from Brad Baker this morning announcing the First Annual Nauvoo Quilt Festival.  Their web site with all the information regarding registration, vendors, lodging, schedules also has links that will give you an inside look at the historic town of Nauvoo, … Continue reading

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Knitting (ezine, free knit,felt & crochet patterns)

An excerpt from a press release from Interweave Press……”Loveland, Colo., June 20, 2007: Interweave Press today officially unveiled, a new online knitting community, library of free knitting, felting and crochet patterns, daily blog, and           e-newsletter for knitting and fiber enthusiasts … Continue reading

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Jo Ann’s (free quilt patterns…lots)

Jo Ann’s has some new free quilt patterns up.  This is one that has a fresh, spring feel to it.  My DH has just now found the quilt bug…we just put one on our bed.  Looks like I will be … Continue reading

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Just (layette patterns)

 I’m sorry to say the links for Just in this post are now broken.  As for the pattern for the layette in the picture… it is from Leisure Arts Leaflet 460 called Baby Layettes to Knit and Crochet Book … Continue reading

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