A Day at the Farm

Kline Creek Farm

A couple of weekends ago, thanks to a heads up from a friend, I stumbled across something really fun! Our local forest preserve district operates a historical “living history” farm called Kline Creek Farm. Recently, they had their Lamb and Wool Festival, and I was able to go. It was a beautiful Sunday morning, not too hot and not too … Continue reading →

Scrappy Stitchers Link Party #30

Ballerina Bunny Charlotte made by Haekelfieber - most clicked in Scrappy Stitchers Link party #28!

The April Scrappy Stitcher’s link party had some really adorable Easter projects in it! A cute pair of Ballerina Bunnies made by Häkelfieber was the most clicked project

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Adventures in Spinning

Handspun cowl - stitchesnscraps.com

As you may know, I’ve been learning a new craft – spinning! I watched my friend my friend Heavenly do it for months, and all the time swore I wasn’t going to start, because I didn’t have time for it. Of course I started anyway, and now I’m obsessed.

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Scrappy Stitchers Link Party #29

Princessa - by Lilia Craft Party Designs

We had some really pretty projects in the March Scrappy Stitchers Link Party. Congrats to LiliaCraftParty for the most clicked link, her Princessa Baby Blanket! Now it’s your turn to share your pictures. Remember, any fiber related project you’ve made is fine – it does not have to be your own design and you don’t have to have a blog. You can link up your Ravelry project pages or Instagram photos too. While you’re here, help support each other by clicking on a few of the other entries.

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Scrappy Stitchers Link Party #28

Boys Cardigan by Just Crochet - most clicked link in Scrappy Stitchers #27

The most clicked link in the February Scrappy Stitchers Link Party was this adorable, nautical cardigan by Just Crochet! Congrats! Now it’s your turn – share your pictures! Remember, any fiber related project you’ve made is fine – it does not have to be your own design and you don’t have to have a blog. You can link up your Ravelry project pages or Instagram photos too. While you’re here, help support each other by clicking on a few of the other entries.

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Fiber Fun in Florida

Heart shaped shell found on St Pete's Beach

If you follow Stitches ‘N’ Scraps on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, you already know that I was on vacation in Florida last week. We stayed on St. Pete’s Beach, and enjoyed plenty of beautiful weather, white sands, gulf breezes, magnificent sunsets…and even found a couple of great fiber shops!

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Winter & Spring ~ 15 FREE Crochet Patterns

Winter and Spring Round Up - a guest post on StitchesNScraps.com

Here’s another fabulous round up compiled by Rhelena of Crochet Pattern Bonanza – a free crochet pattern directory. This time she has put together 15 free crochet patterns to take you from winter into spring. Rhelena was kind enough to write this up as a guest post for me to share with you. If you missed it earlier, check out the afghan square round up she had put together as well. Thanks Rhelena!

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