Simple Crochet Baby Blanket

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crochet baby blanket

simple crochet baby blanket

 

A few weeks ago I started a simple crochet  baby blanket. It is just a striped blanket and I was going along really really well and making some great progress when I ran out of one of the colours.

You see I thought I had plenty of that colour but it seems I had plenty of a similar colour… but none that actually matched it perfectly. So I hopped online and order some new yarn and I’m still twiddling my thumbs waiting for it to arrive.

 

Hopefully it arrives soon as I really want to get this blanket finished and set up in the babies cradle.

In the meantime, I’ve still got plenty of things to keep me occupied.

Wish List Wednesday

Wish List Wednesday

When my husband came back from a trip home to Australia, he brought me back Quilts For Today from Quilters’ Companion. I love modern quilting magazines, especially those with great feature articles. I love looking at pictures of quilts, but I enjoy designing my own and figuring out the quilt math too much to ever [...]

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And Sew We Craft Together Linky Party

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HAPPY WEDNESDAY!!! The kids have been back and school since Monday, hence the shouting. I’m excited to have some peace and quiet this week. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE my kids and I LOVE school holidays, but this week I LOVE silence a little more. Here are some of my fav links from last [...]

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Project Life Gift Cards

Project Life gift cards

Each core kit comes with bifold journalling cards, and these are something I very rarely include in my layouts. Partly because I don’t usually have that much to journal, partly because I can only ever use them on the right page of a spread because otherwise you have to go back a page to get [...]

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{Reader Tutorial} Colouring Book Caddy

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  Cute colouring book caddy. Perfect for long car trips! A velcro pencil case is great for toddlers and plenty of room for more than 1 colouring book.   Find the full tutorial over at Lorelei Jane Handmade

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Amy’s Pregnancy Album- Weeks 19, 20 & 21

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  It’s time to share weeks 19, 20 and 21 of my pregnancy album. I was TIRED in week 19 and I was kind of at a loss at what to do with this layout. At the moment I’m leaving it how it is above as the photo really isn’t inspiring me. I’ll probably go [...]

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Weekly Wrap

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Another wrap of the week through the eyes of our Contributor team. {Amy is writing about being still} {Alyce has completed this lovely table runner as part of the Kate Spain Charm Along} {Tonya shared a guest post on making shabby chic flowers} {Talia has been sharing her family travels} {Cate has been contemplating marriage [...]

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Weekend Stacks

Angry Birds Star Wars Fabric

Time for another Weekend Stacks post! This is the fabric for one of the latest projects I’ve got happening at my place right now. It’s a little bit of a secret for now but I can tell you it will be a quilt made from a brand new pattern. This fabric is by Camelot Cottons [...]

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{Reader Tutorial} QAYG Flag Pillow

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Learn the quilt as you go technique while making a flag pillow.     Find the full tutorial over at Patchwork Posse.     Do you have a tutorial or recipe you would like featured on ASWC? Simply submit it here

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Sewing Pants that Fit

Sewing Pants

One of the reasons I got back into sewing was that I struggle to find clothes that fit me well. Like most women, ready to wear doesn’t cater to the quirks of my body – long torso, small waist, large hips. I’ve been sewing regularly for about 5 years now, but I still struggle to [...]

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