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By D J Stinson | Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 07:36
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 ...
By redheart | Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 10:52
For the recent CHA show we wanted to create some drama for our tradeshow booth. Recently we have launched the Boutique Sassy Fabric yarn that creates amazing ruffles like our Boutique Sashay Metallic yarn. CHA is the largest industry trade show of the year here in the states. It’s where all major craft...
By agmoss | Monday, April 21, 2014 - 08:38
Introducing a new website from Coats & Clark that provides an unparalleled digital experience - Makeitcoats.com.  This new web site will inspire, inform and teach anyone with a passion for sewing & quilting, knitting, crochet and embroidery. Makeitcoats.com replaces the coatsandclark.com website....
By D J Stinson | Friday, April 18, 2014 - 11:30
Babies are so precious and everyone loves to dress them up. We have a wide range of patterns to finish off any outfit. Most of our socks and booties are unisex patterns and all you have to do is switch up the colors. Not too many people hang their laundry out to dry anymore, but check out these socks hanging on the...
By redheart | Monday, April 7, 2014 - 15:22
Welcome back to the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along! This week we will be working on the Front Post Double Crochet Square (LW4132-6), which you can find here. This is the 7th square posted for this challenge; the links to the previous weeks are listed at the bottom of this post. We have 4 more square...
By redheart | Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 09:01
Today, we are going to give Rex a bit more characteristics. You will find Rex in Africa. Cute to look at, dangerous to get up close to. Review: Get Pattern Details & Clue #1 Review: Get Pattern Details & Clue #2 & 3 Clue #4 Tail, Make 1With A, ch 9, slip st in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across. Fasten...
By redheart | Friday, April 11, 2014 - 11:35
 Baseball, the great sport that is as American as apple pie, is starting its season! With the start of the season comes the start of Stitch and Pitch events.Stitch and Pitch? What's that?Stitch and Pitch are events combining baseball and needlearts! Organized by The National NeedleArts Association, groups all...
By redheart | Friday, April 11, 2014 - 09:23
By Salena Baca, on behalf of the Design Wars Challenge    As the founder and host of the Design Wars Challenge, I’m always looking to put a spotlight on the best our crochet community has to offer! This week I’m really proud to share designer, author and professional instructor, Edie Eckman...
By redheart | Monday, April 7, 2014 - 14:52
Today, we are going to give our Rex a little lift. He can run pretty fast, in fact, he can run faster than a human being. Now I can say for sure that I cannot run as fast as this creature, he would certainly take the gold medal. To get last week's pattern details & clue #1, click here.Clue # 2 – LEGS. Make...
By redheart | Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 15:02
Welcome back to the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along! This week we will be working on the Raised Crochet Treble Square (LW4132-5), which you can find here. This is the 6th square posted for this challenge; the links to the previous weeks are listed at the bottom of this post.Also, join us on Facebook to...