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How to Clean and Oil Your Sewing Machine! Piece a Simple Autumn Splendor Quilt! Crochet a Chunky Scarf 3 Ways! Sew a Lunch Bag! Knit a Sweet Home Sweet Pillow! Hexie a Turkey Towel! Make a Last Minute Thanksgiving Door Wreath! Sew a Set of Buttonhole Napkins! Celebrate with Pom Pom Coasters! Glitter and be Gay Candle Upcycles! Make Your Own Stationary! PLUS . . . My Christmas Ornament Countdown Continues, Recipes, Inspiration, Smiles, Memories, and More!

YOKE DU YOUR A man and his wife are dining at a table in a plush restaurant having their Thanksgiving dinner. The husband keeps staring at a drunken lady swigging her drink as she sits alone at a nearby table. The wife asks, “Do you know her?” “Yes,” sighs the husband, “She’s my ex-girlfriend. I […]

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IT’S BOOK REVIEW SATURDAY!

            HEXAGON HAPPENINGS Complete Step-by-Step Photo Guide to Hexagon Techniques with 15 Quilts & Projects        Not only do I think that the Hexagon Honeycomb Quilt on the cover of this book is a beauty (along with its staggered and organic binding), I found myself very attracted and wanting to make several […]

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Craft a Pair of Cozy Slipper Socks! Piece a Modern Maples Quilt! Sew a Ruffled Burlap Table Runner! Cute Turkey Napkin Rings for your Table! Make a Button Charm Bracelet! Primitive Cinnamon Pumpkin Sachets! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Smiles, Memories, and More! PLUS . . . My Christmas Ornament Countdown Continues, Recipes, Inspiration, Smiles, Memories, and More!

BOOK REVIEW SATURDAYS     YOKE DU YOUR  It was the funeral of a woman who had henpecked her husband, driven her kids half nuts, scrapped with the neighbors at the slightest opportunity, and even made neurotics of their cat and dog with her explosive temper. As the casket was lowered into the grave, a […]

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How to Sharpen a Rotary Cutter Blade! Make a Thanksgiving Apron! Fabric Origami Christmas Tree! Craft a Thanksgiving Banner! Knit a Broomstick Lace Hat! Piece a Starburst Quilt! Cat in Stripes Modern Cross Stitch! DIY Painted China! Make a Fabric Advent Calendar! PLUS . . . My Christmas Ornament Countdown Continues, Recipes, Inspiration, Smiles, Memories, and More!

THE SLOW STITCHING MOVEMENT!  KNITTING!  CROCHET!  CROSS STITCH!  NEEDLEPOINT! WEAVING! QUILTING!   Guest Blogger, Maggie Bonanomi, says “Slow Stitching is just what I want to do.” https://theslowstitchingmovement.wordpress.com/2014/11/16/guest-blogger-maggie-bonanomi-says-slow-stitching-is-just-what-i-want-to-do/ YOKE DU YOUR  “Two old ladies were chatting in the park. “You know, my husband and I were happy for 40 years,” said one gal. “What happened?” asked the other woman. “We met,” sighed the first.” […]

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Piece a Winter Berries Quilt! Create a Phrenology Head Pin Cushion! DIY Turkey Bread Basket! How to Trace an Embroidery Pattern! Make a Reusable Grocery Bag from Pillowcases! Vintage Inspired Cross Stitch Purse! Craft a Photo Night Light! Sculpt Your Pie Crusts! Acorn and Oak Leaf Granny Square Pattern! Needle Felt a Sheep! Christmas Sweater Gift Tags! PLUS . . . My Christmas Ornament Countdown Continues, Recipes, Inspiration, Smiles, Memories, and More!

ME LIKEY: These candle lanterns are from the French edition of Marie Claire magazine, March 2008.  I love the boho look and feel and the inspirational color combinations! YOKE DU YOUR “One night, a husband drew his wife’s attention to the couple next door and said, “Do you see that couple? How devoted they are? She kisses him every time […]

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Sew a Sweet Vintage Scrappy Quilted Bag! Crochet an Ordinarily Extraordinary Blanket! Make a Thanksgiving Turkey Crayon Holder! Craft a Leafy Autumn Pillow! Piece a Picket Fence Patchwork!Create Rosettes with Wool Roving! PLUS . . . My Christmas Ornament Countdown Continues, Recipes, Inspiration, Smiles, Memories, and More!

ME LIKEY! I love wonderfully decedent coffee table tops, loaded with art and/or books!  Wow!  I found these in House Beautiful! A NEW BLOG POST!  KNITTING!  CROCHET!  CROSS STITCH!  NEEDLEPOINT! WEAVING! QUILTING!  CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO READ THE ARTICLE http://theslowstitchingmovement.wordpress.com/2014/11/09/7-things-slow-stitchers-should-never-apologize-for/    YOKE DU YOUR    “A French fry walks into a bar and says to the bartender, “Hey, could I […]

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Turn a Photo Into an Appliqué! Crochet a Thanksgiving Turkey! Make Sashiko Placemats! Piece a Colorful Quilt Pattern! Make Some Pretty Hand Warmers! Make a No Sew Autumn Scarf! How to Create Personalized Sewn Gift Labels! Follow the Blackberry Salad Afghan Pattern! Make a Gnome! PLUS . . . My Christmas Ornament Countdown Continues, Recipes, Inspiration, Smiles, Memories, and More!

THIS TUESDAY 1 PM EST Live Web Seminar: November 11, 2014 1 p.m. Eastern Quick, fast, easy. In our busy, multitasking world, those buzzwords capture our attention. But speed can kill creativity and the enjoyment of our creative pursuits. Maybe what we really need to do is slow down, enjoy the process, and create knit, […]

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A Free Blackwork Elephant Pattern! Knit a Pair of Fox Mittens! Quilt a Sugar Bee Circle Quilt! Crochet Pretty Bench Covers! Decorate for Thanksgiving with a Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holder! Piece a White Poinsettia Table Runner! Fashion a Unique Shrink Plastic Ring! Applique a Thanksgiving Tea Towel! PLUS . . . My Christmas Ornament Countdown Continues, Recipes, Inspiration, Smiles, Memories, and More!

THE SLOW STITCHING MOVEMENT!  KNITTING!  CROCHET!  CROSS STITCH!  NEEDLEPOINT! WEAVING! QUILTING!     Letting go of Perfect and Jumping into Creative: 10 Tips for Busting Your Blocks http://theslowstitchingmovement.wordpress.com/2014/10/26/guest-blogger-meg-cox-asks-my-whole-life-in-one-quilt/ YOKE DU YOUR  One night a teenage girl brought her new boyfriend home to meet her parents, and they were appalled by his appearance: leather jacket, motorcycle boots, tattoos and pierced nose. Later, […]

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Make a Cinnamon Spice of Life Table Topper! DIY a String of Autumn Fairy Lights! Piece a Modern and Wonky Mini Quilt! Sew a String of Fabric Birds! Cross Stitch Snowflakes! Knit an Easy Sweater! Make Your Own Dishwasher Soap! Craft a Set of Thanksgiving Napkin Rings! PLUS . . . My Christmas Ornament Countdown Continues, Recipes, Inspiration, Smiles, Memories, and More!

A NEW BLOG POST!  KNITTING!  CROCHET!  CROSS STITCH!  NEEDLEPOINT! WEAVING! QUILTING!     Letting go of Perfect and Jumping into Creative: 10 Tips for Busting Your Blocks http://theslowstitchingmovement.wordpress.com/2014/10/26/guest-blogger-meg-cox-asks-my-whole-life-in-one-quilt/ YOKE DU YOUR  A young lady came home and told her Mother that her boyfriend had proposed but she had turned him down because she found out he was an atheist, and didn’t […]

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Piece a Classic Churn Dash Quilt! Christmas Ornament Countdown! Pincushion Frames! Make a Penny Rug Purse! Crochet a Multi-Colored Striped Scarf! The Creative Gifts of ADHD! Create a Simple Felt Scissors Pouch! Knit a Beautiful Textured Afghan! A NEW Slow Stitching Webinar for YARN LOVERS! DIY Thanksgiving Pumpkin! Craft Fabric Covered Styrofoam Balls! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Smiles, Memories, and More!

  YOKE DU YOUR  Murphy and Declan were walking home from the pub.  Murphy says to Declan, ‘What a beautiful evening, look at the moon.’ Declan stops and looks at Murphy, ‘You are wrong, that’s not the moon, that’s the sun.’ Both started arguing for a while when they come upon a real drunk walking […]

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