Daily Update - November 1, 2021
What am I Doing?
I am working on a series of Quilt Block Videos done in the Quilt as You Piece method. When I am done, there should be 30 quilt blocks that I will then put together with sashing in between the blocks. I do plan to make a video of putting the quilt together. This is the primary way I make quilts.
The quilt in the photo is the front of the quilt block, the back is the same pattern, just different fabrics. The patterns and materials list are on the site as well, the same day I post the video I make for each block. The very first block, Five Strip Rail Fence is free for everyone, no points needed and no membership needed. Most of the rest of the blocks for this quilt will be for Members. You can get them with points or for $1.99 each or as a Gold member, you will not need to redeem points or pay anything for the PDF files.
This pattern is Free on November 1st only.
This is more of a scrubbbing cloth than a little scrubby. It is bigger than a scrubby and smaller than a dishcloth. It has great scrubbing power due to the fact it is made with the same nylon yarn that I use for all of my scrubby patterns.
Featured Bead Sheet
This bead sheet is Not Free.
This bead sheet is made from a granny square from the JPF Crochet Club collection. It is also named after a town in Maine. Beads made from this sheet would be great combined with gold, white, black, orange and brown beads, perfect for fall jewelry!
This is the 6th quilt block tutorial in a series on how to make quilt blocks using the new Quilt as You Piece Method.
This Week's Tip
No Crochet Beaded Garland
Use colorful Christmas yarn and assorted beads to make a garland. No need to crochet for this one. You will need a needle with a large enough eye so that you can get the yarn through it and also small enough to go through the beads you want to use. Then to work the beads on so that they will stay on but not be all bunched together, cut your yarn so you have about 30 feet. The tie a bead on one end and put the needle on the other. Then string on another bead, but pass the needle through it twice the same way, then knot the yarn close to the bead so it will stay where you want it. then repeat this with as many beads as you can fit on your yarn. Make each bead about 3/4" to 1" apart. You can use a wide variety of beads this way and get a very beautiful effect depending on what you use for yarn. A metallic yarn with plain beads would be very pretty.
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