Popsicles- Block 6 for the Sweet Treats QAL (beginner-friendly raw edge appliqué blocks)

Woohoo!  We’re halfway through the Sweet Treats QAL with block 6, the popsicles block.  With their size it seems to also be appropriate to call them suckers or lollipops (depending on where you’re from, I guess) but either way these are quick and easy.  You can choose a rainbow of colors and use up lots … Read More

Darn Good Yarn of the Month Subscription – Fair Trade & Supporting Women Across the World!

Today I received my very first Darn Good Yarn of the Month subscription package in the mail.  (Insert angels singing here!).  Usually $20/month, you can get this package for only $10/month plus shipping when you subscribe on a month-to-month basis.  Click here to view the yarn of the month page!  Now, I was expecting yarn … Read More

Blueberry Pie for the Sweet Treats QAL – Block 5

Hey everyone!  I hope your week went well.  TGIF, right?!  This week’s block is simple and cute, with options to add a little extra frill if you’re in the mood for some hand embroidery.  As much as I wanted to, I just couldn’t find the extra time while trying to finish up two crochet projects, … Read More

Block 3: Strawberry Shortcake for the Sweet Treats QAL

Strawberry shortcakes are my favorite summertime sweet treat!  Heaps of homemade whipped cream… mmmmm!  This block has quite a few pieces, but the block key that is included on the print out will be really helpful along with a couple tips listed below.  This block was a challenge for me when it came to choosing … Read More

Star Struck Quilt Block Pattern 6″ & 12″ (and a guide for making the whole quilt!)

In case you don’t already know, star quilt blocks are my favorite quilt blocks.  Yep, it’s true.  I’ve been working slowly through so many other projects, including the Sweet Treats Quilt Along that I haven’t had much time to post all my old stuff here on my new blog.  So… no promises, but about once … Read More