Free Cushion Knitting Pattern with Cable

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Simple Free Cushion Knitting Pattern with Cable
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Tweet :: Easy Free Cushion Knitting Pattern with single Cable :: Love this!!! I am a particularly lucky girl. For many reasons, but one of them is my awesome knit bed spread. About 2 years ago, picked up a chunky white knitted cotton bed cover. At Ikea. Nice, you might think. But ‘very nice’ was […]

Red-Gold Ear Warmer Crochet Pattern with Button + LINKY PARTY

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Tweet Today I want to (share) show off (sorry!!!!) my latest find at a local charity shop. And I want to share with you my red + gold ear warmer crochet pattern with button. For beginners. I created it last year but never got around to show you earlier.(** LONG OVERDUE **) Red – Gold […]

Finger Knitting Projects: Chain Necklaces

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Tweet :: Finger Knitting Projects : Make the cutest finger knitting necklace :: Teach your kids your love for working with yarn, and introduce the basics of knitting. You will do both when you make a couple of these finger knitting chain necklaces. Kids loooovve finger knitting as it is so easy to do. And […]

Free Diaper Bag Pattern (or Office/Going to Town)

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Tweet Initially I classified this as a free diaper bag pattern. Big enough to be that, but it sure is beautiful enough to be an office bag to take to town. May I show you this gorgeous, smooth handbag design by real sewing artist: Rebeka Lambert. Her bag is called the Phoebe bag. Looking at […]

Triangle Wrap Scarf Hoodie Knitting Pattern + Linky Party

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Tweet Over the holidays I had the delight of having my pretty niece over and found her willing to model a triangle scarf hoodie that I designed recently. Here are some photos showing the various ways the scarf can be worn: as a glamorous hoodie, as country-walk wrap and as a casual over-sized scarf (regular […]

Christmas Ornaments Knitting Pattern Sets

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Tweet I like to add some new Christmas ornaments to our collection each year. I had been doing that for years. But then of course with these international moves, it does not make sense to hang on to Christmas ornaments, other than those that are keepsakes. So, the reality is that I have very few […]

20 Awesome Free Sewing Patterns for the Holidays

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Tweet You know me, I am ‘Researcher Extra-ordinaire’ when to comes to finding eco-friendly and / or low-cost| free resources online for our creative projects.  If you want to do a bit of sewing for the holidays, here are 20 very popular and really awesome free sewing patterns for the holidays, none of which I […]

Chevron Throw Knitting Pattern Free

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Tweet This Fall/Winter chevron throw looks so good, you could wear it as part of our winter wardrobe. It’s the ultimate oversized wrap! The long fringe and unusual mix of yarns, make it look like a Free People’s outfit for their Fall catalog, doesn’t it?! This ginger model looks magnificent with this wrap over her […]

Houndstooth Quilt Pattern, Free Video Tutorial

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Tweet Today is class #29 in our ongoing series of quilting workshops for beginners. We are now doing quilting projects, and today’s project is a Houndstooth quilt pattern for a lap quilt. The last two workshops we experimented with doing smaller quilting projects for the kitchen, such as Fall leaf potholders, coasters and table runners. […]

Red Poppy Crochet Pattern

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Tweet Today’s free red Poppy crochet pattern is a tribute to our forgotten heroes. Because I cherish my freedom and freedom for all people. I love living fear-free. That’ s why I designed this Poppy flower crochet pattern, to share and to hopefully raise some funds for those families who lost their hero in the […]

Triangle Shawl Knitting Pattern with Tassels and Cross

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Tweet Oh wheeh! Just finished designing and knitting an over-sized triangle shawl, and I’m absolutely thrilled about it. The base shawl as already great, but it now features a statement-sized cross and beaded tassels. It’s huge – so it’s trendy; it’s black – so it matches everything; and it’s a wool blend – so it’s […]

Yarn Bombs in Trees

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Tweet Yarn-bombs are literally everywhere. What makes yarn bombs so good is the surprising element they entail. As well, yarn-bombs inject the cozy, homey and human nature of yarn  into the environment. Be that place the wilder side of nature, such as a forest,  the harsh industrial design setting of a city, or the practical […]

Best Halloween Ideas + Linky Party

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Tweet Hi everyone! Today is the last linky party day before it’s really Halloween!!   Before I ask you all to link up, I’d like to share some amazing Halloween-themed features. These are some of the Best Halloween Ideas!!   The Features ~ Best Halloween Ideas Halloween Greeting Card This first feature is  fantastic. It’s […]

8 Pointed Star Block :: Beginners Quilt Workshop

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Tweet : Today’s pattern is for a pretty 8 pointed star block to complete our sample quilt : Hi all! Sorry to say, but our beloved quilt instructor has a back injury. I don’t dare asking her to come teach us quilting as she should really rest and recover instead. Not sure if/when she’ll be […]

Flying Geese Block Pattern :: Free Quilting Workshop for Beginners (#25)

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Tweet 6 block so far in our quilt sampler. It’s starting to look gorgeous. (Free block patterns at end of article) Janeen van Niekerk will teach us how to make a flying geese block ~ #7 ~ today. It has a real modern feel to it. As Janeen will point out, with some minor modification […]

Free Domino Quilt Block Pattern + Workshop (#24)

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Tweet Hi guys. I realize that upon completion of this week’s Domino quilt block pattern we will have reached the 2/3 completion point of our 9-block Fall quilt sampler. Whoohooo. How’s it going for you? Today’s quilt block design is called a Domino. Lovely and colorful, it’s fairly easy and quick to sew.   Does […]

Beautiful Blocks for Halloween Quilts

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Tweet Here is an exclusive by quilt designer Janeen van Niekerk that will just thrill you and yours. Look at these amazingly cute and beautiful paper piecing blocks to make Fall or Halloween quilts. It’s the ultimate in Halloween crafts! What is particularly nice about this set of Halloween quilt blocks, is that they say […]

Whirlpool Block Pattern (Sampler Quilt Workshop #23)

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Tweet :: Whirlpool Block Pattern (Sampler Quilt Workshop #23):: Our (and your) collection free patterns and workshops for beautiful quilt blocks is growing. Each block gives you an opportunity to learn new quilting techniques and to develop some insight as to which style of block patterns suit your taste. This is 5th block in the […]

Free Hat Knitting Pattern

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Tweet Welcome to today’s linky party! It’s been a busy week for us. We posted great free tutorials & patterns (See right bar). How about you? I can’t wait to see your great new creations and DIYs. But first … Our Linky Part Feature This whirling little girl’s Fall hat is a stunner! It’s made […]

Which Yarn, what Hook or which Needle?

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Tweet A yarn weight table to figure out which crochet hooks and knitting needles you’ll need and so to work out how much yarn you’ll need…? Who of my readers would not want such yarn table??!! Well, dear readers, here it is: CRAFT YARN COUNCIL STANDARD CHARTS How to use this crochet – knitting – […]

Free Hourglass Quilt Block Pattern + Workshop

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Tweet You know, when I did my graduation thesis, one of my professors once said that if you want to become EXCELLENT at something, you have to do the same thing over and over again. Continue to want the same thing…   This inspirational quote comes to mind when I look at the work of […]

Greek Square Quilt Block Pattern (Workshop #21)

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Tweet Today’s free quilting workshop by Janeen van Niekerk is about our third block in our sampler quilt. This is called the Greek Square* quilt block pattern. I’m intrigued by that name. Does it look like a Greek square? I’m not sure. What I do know is that it is a really old quilt block […]

Chunky Infinity Scarf Pattern

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Tweet I finally designed a chunky infinity scarf pattern. I’m so happy as I think it turned out fabulous! The knitting pattern could not be easier! I was inspired by all the chunky infinity scarves I saw in London during London Fashion week. Did you see the grey infinity scarf in my article on Trends […]

How to Make a Log Cabin Quilt Block

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Tweet Today’s ‘How to Make a Log Cabin Quilt Block’ is Quilting Workshop #20 for beginners. Today, we will learn how to make the second block in our sampler quilt. This free online quilting workshop is taught by quilting instructor Janeen van Niekerk, who is an expert designer of classic and paper piece quilts. Learn […]

LINKY PARTY + Feature: DIY Animal Print Chair

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Tweet :: Linky Party + Feature today. Lets’s start with the feature, because animal print is this year’s MEGA – trend! You see animal prints everywhere! Lots of variety too. You can find cheetah print, tiger print, lion print, zebra and other animal print fabric on home décor accessories, such as rugs, chairs, cabinets. Be […]

Striped Frame Block Quilting Workshop

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Tweet Last week I introduced this marvelous free quilting workshop to learn how to make a 9-block sampler quilt pattern in rustic Fall colors. Today we are starting with making our first sample block. I told you that Janeen was going to share a couple of quilting magic tricks, as well as quilting tips to […]

Free Sampler Quilt Workshop

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Tweet I am so excited that Janeen van Niekerk is back from her summer break. I can now introduce her new, free quilting workshop that’s just marvelous! I had asked her to design a quilting project for Fall. And she created this gorgeous modern 9-block sampler quilt pattern in rustic Fall colors*. And so here […]

Bina Wrap Pattern Extra: How to Roll Edges

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Tweet :: This free video sewing tutorial on ‘How to Hand-roll Fabric Edges’ is a Bina Wrap Pattern Supplement. Following the video is our FALL FASHION LINKY PARTY :: One of my darling readers wrote …. She suggested to add this free video tutorial by Hermes.com to our free sewing pattern for Bina Wrap cardigans […]

33 Trendy Pom Pom Crafts

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Tweet I am bringing you trendy pom pom crafts today. My line-up of top notch pom pom crafts is inspiring. So inspiring in fact, that after reviewing all these fun pom pom craft ideas, I created this pom pom necklace to go with my summer polka dot dress. Like it? Pom Pom Necklace Tutorial It’s […]

Nautical Decorative Pillows – Sewing Pattern

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Tweet   Today I thought to share with you the very first project I have made with my new sewing machine, that I bought a few weeks ago at Amazon. I bought this one: and I can not no be happier with it.   I highly recommend it, and I think I should write a post […]

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