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A Straight Grain Arrowhead Block

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Sometimes when I’m working on sewing down my scrap pile I come across an idea.  Today I wanted to see if I could make Anita Grossman’s Arrowhead block using some of my scrap strips.  320 more words


stitchinstein reblogged this on Sewingforlife! and commented:

Today I was writing over on my shop's blog! Check out my new pattern for the ON-GRAIN Arrowhead block! Those experienced won't need instructions but look for a tutorial on using the new pattern in a few days! Enjoy! ~Cathy

Scrappy Cowl - Stash Busting Pattern

What started out as 5 mismatched leftover balls of hand painted yarn turned into my favorite neck warmer!  The color changes combined with the slipped stitches make the colors sing.  209 more words


Friday Finds–02/27/2015

Well, its been a busy week and I’ve not been on the Internet as much, but here are a few of the things I’ve found. 164 more words

Friday Finds

Great Snow Day Project


I have found a great resource for free crochet patterns. Everything from simple to advanced projects with easy to follow directions.

I am using one of the featured patterns to give to my future granddaughter, Nora Jade who is expected to arrive April 2, 2015. 159 more words

It's my party and I'll yarn if I want to (Part 2)

In yesterday’s post we started the latest version of  my crochet hook/knitting needle case (I really need to find a shorter name for this… 608 more words


Next pattern in the works

Way back in September Awana, Jean and I went to an annual Dye Day event and turned this –

Shades of Autumn orangey goodness. Three skeins were an odd tangerine color as a result of being first into the dye pot (more on that project another day.) A bit of brown and a bit more red were added until the perfect color began to emerge. 444 more words


It's my party and I'll yarn if I want to

As I mentioned yesterday, I recently helped celebrate my friend’s birthday. She just so happens to be a fellow yarn enthusiast. When I showed her the crochet hook case I made for myself and told her how excited I was to make another, she graciously allowed me to design one for her. 723 more words