Kids Craft Pompom Bookmark by Guest Blogger Jessie

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A while back I had the joy of letting my littles help me with some designs for Red Heart. The first of those designs was a pompom bookmark made with Red Heart Super Saver, which Kyla helped me create.

I took many photos. Maybe a bit too many.

So here is Kyla, guiding you and your littles through creating your own pompom bookmark. Please refer back to the pattern for all the details needed. Continue reading “Kids Craft Pompom Bookmark by Guest Blogger Jessie”

Donna’s Dozen: For Fabulous Fathers Everywhere

It does not matter if you call him father, daddy, dad or pop he deserves a special present from you on Father’s Day. He has enjoyed handmade presents since you were in Elementary school, you know the ones I am talking about, so why not keep up the tradition. Red Heart has several different ideas and I am sure one that will fit your dad’s personality. Continue reading “Donna’s Dozen: For Fabulous Fathers Everywhere”

Donna’s Dozen: Red, White and Blue for You

It’s hard to believe that this year has gone by so quickly. Even though the sun will be out, kids will be home and vacations will start soon does not mean we should lay down the hooks and needles. There is still work to be done for your summer decorations. Every year I have or am invited to a party to celebrate our country and all the wonderful freedoms that we have here. At you can find several patterns along this line, but I thought I would help you out by bringing them all together. Let’s get started with some designs for home decorations, clothing and baby items. Enjoy!

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Donna’s Dozen: Mother’s Day Gifts

Mothers are always the first one to hug us when we hurt, support us whenever we need it and give unconditional love asking nothing in return. We only hope that we can be just as good of a mom as they were to us. For me it was not until I became a mom myself that I fully realized how good mine was. A mom will  sacrifice something she may need or want in order for her child to have everything. My mom always put her children ahead of her own needs and still does. Continue reading “Donna’s Dozen: Mother’s Day Gifts”

Boston Marathon Scarf Project

To remember those whose lives were taken, brave responders, and those still recovering from the Boston Marathon tragedy, the Old South Church in Boston is putting together the Marathon Scarf Project.  They are collecting handmade (knit or crochet) scarves for runners of the Boston Marathon. Organizers of this project say, “In this year of Remembrance and Hope, our vision is to wrap each runner in the love poured into stitches of handmade blue and yellow scarves. We promise to wrap runners in your love until all your scarves are distributed.”

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