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All posts by Emily Truman

  • Newborn Blankets
    Hush Little Baby…Crochet Patterns for the Wee Ones

    A handmade blanket, basket, or cocoon adds that extra touch of love to those beautiful, peaceful, sleeping newborn photos. Make your photos perfect with these beautiful, crochet photo props. Kaleidoscope Bonnet by Danyel Pink Designs – This design...

    • Posted June 27, 2015
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  • Crochet for Kids
    Crochet for your Kids with Cotton Yarn

      Our friends at Design Wars have a Creme de la Creme challenge this week. Have you tried it before? It is a wonderful 100% cotton yarn which makes it perfect for kids! It is sturdy enough...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • DW Summer Projects
    Stitch Up Some Summer Projects

    It’s a new week and our friends over at Design Wars have a new challenge. This week, 2 challengers are deigning with Red Heart Yarns Creme de la Creme yarn. It is a light worsted weight cotton...

    • Posted June 25, 2015
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  • You can never have too many bags
    You can never have too many bags…

    Truth. There is always a need for another bag. Use them for beach bags, handbags, market bags, yarn bags, project bags, etc. Here are some great designs to get you motivated to make another bag! The Perfect...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Sassy
    Have you tried this (fabric) yarn?–You should!

    Have you tried Red Heart Boutique Sassy Fabric yet? You’ll want to when you finish reading 😉 I will admit I was very intimidated by it. I am a traditional yarn kinda girl and I just didn’t...

    • Posted June 23, 2015
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  • Rainbow Blankets
    Brighten up your day with Rainbow Blankets

      Just looking at these patterns makes me happy! These are some fabulous, colorful designs that can brighten your day or someone else’s day. I wish I had the time to make all of these. Take a...

    • Posted June 21, 2015
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  • DW RH Soft 3
    5 Colorful Hat Patterns made with Red Heart Soft Yarn

    There is a Design Wars Challenge this week using Red Heart Soft Yarn. There are so many beautiful colors of Red Heart Soft and so this yarn works wonderfully for hats, especially bright colorful hats!   Heartbeat...

    • Posted June 18, 2015
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  • DW RH Soft 2
    Cuddle Up With 5 Cozy Crochet Patterns

    Red Heart Soft Yarn is so soft (hence the name;) and that makes it perfect for blankets and slippers. Check out some of these cozy patterns from our friends over at Design Wars. The Red Heart Soft...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • RH Soft 1 DW
    Perfect Patterns to Crochet with Red Heart Soft Yarn

    Our friends over at Design Wars have a Red Heart Soft Yarn Challenge this week. We wanted to feature some of the awesome designs that can be worked up with Red Heart Soft. It is a fabulous...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Alessandra
    Designer Spotlight: Alessandra from Just Be Happy Patterns

      I was so excited to get to interview Alessandra! I am a big fan of her work and I have made my kids several of her patterns. Her design work is beautiful and her story is...

    • Posted June 16, 2015
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