Monday, June 30, 2014

Free Quilt Pattern Frayed Strips and Patches Quilt

Frayed Strips and Patches Quilt
This quilt project is made up of one yard each of ten coordinating fabrics for strips.
1/4 quarter yard of contrasting fabrics for patches and
1/2 yard fabric for binding plus added backing. 
Make a colorful quilt using this free pattern

Sunday, June 29, 2014

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Mary's Crochet Afghan Patterns from Breaking Amish and Return to Amish

Mary the mom from Breaking Amish and Return to Amish crochet patterns:

If you have ever watched the show on TLC called Breaking Amish or the recent show out called Return to Amish you may recall seeing Mary the mother of Abe crocheting on the show.  Her beautiful afghans are one of the highlights of her Amish heritage and several crocheters are asking where they can find the pattern.
Afghan Parade eBook
 These patterns have been brought back from out of publication and are now available to download.  
Afghan Parade eBook
The Amish are well known for their quality handcrafted items. In the reality television show Return to Amish and Breaking Amish, Mary (Abe’s mother on the show) is seen in several episodes crocheting afghans and seems to enjoy one particular pattern. In a recent episode Mary even began selling her work.
Several of us who crochet watch the show wanting to know where to find the crochet patterns so we can make an afghan like the ones Mary creates. After doing a little research here are some of the patterns that are similar to the ones Mary is crocheting on the Breaking Amish show.
The first afghan shown on the back of Mary’s couch and in several episodes is the Lacy Chevron which is available for download in Leisure Arts Afghan Parade book here you can also download just the individual pattern Lacy Chevron afghan ePattern instead of the entire book here.
For the printed version of the book you should be able to locate it on eBay at a discounted price here.

Red Heart Splendid Ripple Throw
Splendid Ripple Throw Free Crochet Pattern
There is also a similar  but make sure to read the comments section on the page, as some of the readers have had a few problems with the pattern and made several suggestions for correcting the pattern.
You can also Google or search for ripple afghan patterns that might be similar on sites such as Raverly.
For More Ripple Afghan and similar patterns check out:
Afghan Parade Book on Amazon
Reversible Ripple Afghans




Brighton Blanket  Free Afghan Pattern
Coloring Pens and Pencils

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Dachshund Cross Stitch Pattern and More Dogs to Crochet

 Dachshund Cross Stitch Pattern
This adorable pooch is a beautiful cross stitch pattern that any dog lover would enjoy creating!
Cute and Curious this cute little Dachshund cock his head while waiting for you. This is a kit that includes 15-count white Aida cloth and directions.
Dachshund




Monday, June 23, 2014

Crochet Super Simple Baby Dresses Patterns

 Crochet Baby Dresses

Here are simple crochet dresses to make for a New Little one
Baby dresses come in all sizes and can be crocheted by using a soft lightweight yarn or even worsted weight yarn that is washed in baby laundry detergent once the item is completed. These precious heirloom-quality designs are made using fingering-, light- and sport-weight yarns that range in sizes 3 to 6 months, 6 to 9 months and 12 to 18 months. Projects include dresses, bonnets, booties, bloomers and sweaters. 


Pink Bubblegum Baby Dress Crochet ePattern

Friday, June 20, 2014

Free Crochet Pattern Friday Stars and Stripes Flag Afghan and Pillow Pattern to Crochet

Stars and Stripes II Crochet American Flag Pattern
This Free Pattern for an American Flag Afghan and Pillow to crochet is easily downloaded by

Display American pride in your home with this afghan 
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All American Crochet Flag Afghan ePattern

Stars & Stripes Crochet Pillow Pattern ePattern



American Pride Afghans eBook

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Make a Fashion Doll Country Cabin in Plastic Canvas Pattern

Fashion Doll Country Cabin
What child wouldn't want to play for hours in this unique cabin and furniture made using plastic canvas and some yarn? The pattern Fashion Doll Country Cabin that features a log cabin and all of the furniture that goes along with the cabin.
Bring back the romance of country life with this realistic rustic set!
Besides the 3-room log cabin, this pattern set also includes designs for a butter churn, pump and sink, brass bed, sofa, pot-bellied stove and many other pieces of furniture. Pieces are made using 7- and 10-count plastic canvas. An 11 1/2" fashion doll will fit perfectly in this country setting. Finished sizes: living room is 13 1/2"D x 22"L x 18"H; bedroom and kitchen are 13 1/2"D x 17 1/2"L x 17"H.

Fashion Doll Country Cabin

Dressing Pretty Fashion Doll Dressing Pretty Fashion Doll
Stitch this 15" doll plus 7 outfits, a doll stand and a carrying case for hours of fun! Now you can change outfits and accessories with ease. Each design is attached using hook-and-loop closures and is stitched on 7-count plastic canvas using Needloft plastic canvas craft yarn.


Fashion Doll Travel Trunk - Electronic Download Fashion Doll Travel Trunk - Electronic Download
Give that special girl in your life this beautiful fashion doll play set that is destined to become a cherished heirloom. Made with 7-mesh plastic canvas and worsted weight yarn, the pattern book includes a full materials' list and instructions to create the trunk and all its pieces, from a sitting room to doll accessories.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Learn How to Make a Quilt From Start to Finish

Learn to Make a Quilt From Start to FinishBric & StonesBric & Stones
Have you ever wanted to try out a new craft such as quilting. A great way to do this is to learn online with a craft class that you can watch anytime and find step-by-step professional advice from instructors. The class can be taken online or you can receive a DVD and watch it on your computer at home.
If you want to learn to quilt, this class is for you! You'll learn how to choose fabrics and supplies, cut and piece fabrics, how to add the binding and more. Find out more in the Class Description below.
If you've wanted to learn how to quilt, this Learn to Make a Quilt From Start to Finish Online Video Class is just for you. Join expert quilting instructor and designer Nancy McNally as she teaches you, step-by-step, how to make your very first quilt! In this quilting class you’ll learn:
  • How to choose the perfect fabrics for your quilt
  • Which quilting tools are your "best buys"
  • How to cut and piece each quilt block
  • How to get a perfect 1/4-inch seam allowance every time
  • Time-saving tips like chain piecing, marking, pinning and more
  • How to assemble a quilt sandwich
  • How to sew on the binding
When you complete this class, you’ll have gained the confidence and knowledge to venture out into the wonderful world of quilt patterns and start making your own beautiful projects! Included in your class is a downloadable quilting pattern for the class project, Bric & Stones. Instructions are given for working this quilt in various block arrangements in multiple sizes, including a bed runner, wall-hanging and twin-size quilt.Find out More about the class here... Learn to Make a Quilt From Start to Finish
Annie's online classes include downloadable and printable class patterns in PDF format in addition to the online video content. You can view online classes at your convenience, 24/7, 365 days a year from any mobile device, both tablet and non-tablet (phones, iPod Touch, etc.) but classes are best viewed on tablets or computers.

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