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

A Keepsake Afghan For Baby “E” and Daily Snippets

With my due date moving ever closer, I have been making a few things for Baby “E” instead of buying everything!  Burp cloths, changing table covers, snuggly blankets and finally a keepsake afghan.  Making isn’t always (ever?)  cheaper than buying, but it’s worth it to use up some of the supplies I already have and … Read More