Monthly Archives: July 2008

BOM…BLOCK OF THE MONTH…120 free quilting patterns

    Love to quilt…or just love to make the blocks and use them for something else (like pillows) ?   BOM is a wonderful site with 120 regular blocks (with new ones added each month) and several more that are paper … Continue reading

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Nalbinding Socks … free crochet sock pattern

I bought the book by Larry Schmidt called Lots of Socks.   I love the book, but when I decided to make my DH a pair of nalbound sleep socks, I wanted one that stretches a bit like the knit soft … Continue reading

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wordpress.textiletutorials/ What do ya think?

  I hopped over to the wordpress tutorials tag list… I was looking for a tutorial of a fabric/yarn/crafting nature.  What I found was dozens of Photoshop, PC tutorials…it took until page 4 before I  found one listing on fabric anything.  Sooo… I am  … Continue reading

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Crafting Crisis

I guess you could say I’m in a “Crafting Crisis”…..  Just got back from a short trip..took along my crochet hook and some of the purple and the yellow homespun I finished a while back.  Worked on several off the … Continue reading

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Carol Leather’s “Stitchin’ Time” … New Stitch-along and Free Patterns

FYI.. and I really like this… Carol Leather over at Stitchin Time  has started a new  White Work Stitch-along.  These are lessons that will finish as a sampler.  Her free blackwork sampler lessons finished a while back and is now a  wonderful … Continue reading

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Yes, You Can… And Look What I Got!

I’ve had several emails and comments left asking if it is okay to sell the products made with my free crochet patterns… The answer is… ta da… Yes you can make, sell, or donate as many as you like as … Continue reading

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