Finch Bucket Make Along – Week 1 – Post 4 – Quilt Block Mod

In my last MAL post, I promised I would release a modification to the Finch Bucket (original size only at this point) that would allow us to insert up to six 6 1/2″ quilt blocks into the bucket. The 6 1/2″ block (unfinished) I chose to use is a scrappy maple leaf block – it […]

Finch Bucket Make Along – Week 1 – Post 2 – The How-To Dictionary

Thank you for joining us in our make along! This post is an in-depth description of various techniques you can use to make the Finch Bucket. HOW TO CUT YOUR FABRICS Periodically, a fabric will have been loaded crookedly onto a bolt at the manufacturer causing the fabric to be pulled in two directions on […]

pick up sticks – a DPN needle and crochet hook organizer tutorial

I was talking with my cousin the other day about what we knitters (and crocheter’s) need that is not readily available. I puzzled and thought and sketched, and in the end came back to a simple needle/hook organizer. If you are anything like me, your needles are sitting in a rubbermaid bin, twisted and jumbled […]

another approach – the open wide zippered pouch

As some of you know, I make a lot of pouches – lots and lots of zippered pouches. I have been asked to share how I construct Noodlehead’s open wide zippered pouch. (Disclaimer: I have contacted Anna, and she is totally okay with my posting this.) I love her pattern. It is such a great […]