Tag Archives: patterns

Sunbonnet Sue and Sam

I had a question asking if I have seen  a pattern for an adult “Sunbonnet Sam” to go with Sunbonnet Sue.  I have seen what I think is one at this site… Free Applique Patterns.com .. I’m not sure if … Continue reading

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Rigid Heddle Weaving… How to video for waffle weave

I enjoy my rigid heddle loom.  I must say that the first time I used yarn that I had spun and found that weaving with it produced wonderful fabric… I was hooked.  When I saw this video, I knew I … Continue reading

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Arm Knitting.. Free Tutorial at SimplyMaggie.com

Who would have thought of using your arms for knitting needles?  I just watched this video.  What a cool idea.  My first thought was teenagers making their own, but I really like this myself.. 🙂 Have a look at SimplyMaggie.com … Continue reading

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Finally.. My Body Double (I hope) !

A few days ago I finally got up the courage to measure myself and see if I could find a sewing mannikin that I could adjust to my size.  I hope I found it because I ordered it!  I’ve been … Continue reading

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Free Knitted Shawl Pattern.. Bev’s Country Cottage

Back in 2006 when I was trying to learn to knit I found this pattern and decided I could do it.  I knew how to knit and purl.  This looked easy enough.  And it was.  If you have a newbie, … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Thimble… again and Split Rail Quilt Wins

I’m in the process of making the quilt for our bed… but in the evening I’m doing a little hand quilting on a small one that I started ages back.  Hand quilting without a thimble is a bit disconcerting to … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Patterns

I’ve decided to finally make that quilt for our king size bed.  It has only taken me about  8 or 9 years to really decide to do something about it.  In the process of making this decision I looked all … Continue reading

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