Partial Continuous JAYG: Hexagons

Joining motifs has got to be the main reason why people are led to my websites. I cannot sew to save my life, so I have learned to get creative with the way that I join my motif pieces. On social media venues, the most frequent question I get asked is what is my favorite…

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Partial Continuous JAYG: Squares

Quick tip for my Gelato pattern or any blanket you are making that has different size granny square motifs. You’ve heard of the Continuous JAYG – a great way to make a sturdy join that saves you from weaving in hundreds of ends – but it would be difficult to join this random placement of multi-size squares with…

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Cottage Quilt: NEW Pattern

See pattern in my Etsy Shop and on Ravelry Pattern includes: Motif and half-motif (flower hexagon) How to join hexagons using my method Striped corner Lace border Instructions to increase blanket size from 28×34″ to any dimensions I’ve always had a huge love for hexagons, but the Cottage Quilt pattern idea came about when three thought…

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California Dreaming: When the artist collaborates with her former self

Fiber art is my passion. I have crocheted every day for years, but before I picked up the hook, I proudly wielded the knitting needles. In my second year of college, I became utterly inspired by Wendy Johnson of wendyknits.net to learn to knit. This was a time when young people still learned from books,…

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The Carly Project

The Carly Project | March 2014 I participated in this huge hat donation project lead by Selah of Simply by Selah (@simplybyselah on Instagram) with one big, giant, looming question in my mind… “Can I even make hats??” Creating blankets for my shop BabyLove Brand has been my sole creative endeavor for the past two years, and over…

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