Using scrap stash!

I am always looking for a way to use up my scrap stash of fabrics. Lately, I have been crocheting quite a bit in the evenings and I find myself saving bits of yarn scraps because I hate to throw them away. I am a tiny bit worried that my scrap collection of yarn will...

Charm square projects!

I have been working diligently on making quilted table runners for the large craft show in our area. I also had some sweet charm squares I wanted to use for a baby quilt. I love using charm squares (5″ squares of fabric) for lots of different projects. I used...

Pork Rub for Slow Cooked Pork!

I am making pulled pork for my granddaughter’s graduation party. I am going to make at least 3 pork shoulders and I needed a good recipe for the rub. I read several and then made up my own. I am not going to brine the pork shoulders but I will slather them up...

Ugly into useful!

Wondering what to do with an ugly quilt block? I have a solution that can (at least) turn it into something useful. I bought a bag of assorted cotton quilt fabric at the Goodwill. I could see there was quality fabric (Moda and Maywood Studios) but I could not tell...

Using up cotton yarn

I found some cotton yarn in my stash and started poking around on Pinterest to see if I could find a project. I did! I made cozies for Mason (Ball) jars. Though I am not sure any of the tutorials specified cotton yarn, I think these turned out so cute! I used the...