Custom Thread Racks

  For my long-arm machine, I normally use 50 wt cotton thread (Masterpiece from Superior Threads). I purchase these in cones that hold 2500 yards and are stored on wooden coat racks mounted to the wall in my sewing room. Occasionally, I like to use other thread – 100 wt silk for fine stitching (Kimono Silk) or variegated silk (Tiara Silk) for adding variation to the stitching. My supply of these mini-cones and spools was getting too large to just have on the shelf – I was getting annoyed by them looking messy. So, I needed a better way to … Continue reading Custom Thread Racks

Crochet Along Blocks – Heart to Heart and Hexagon Square

Two more ¬†crochet blocks completed. “Heart to Heart” Designer: Julie Yeager Pattern: $3.99 at Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/heart-to-heart-afghan-block “Hexagon Square” Designer: Julie Yeager Pattern: free at Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hexagon-hotpad-square   Continue reading Crochet Along Blocks – Heart to Heart and Hexagon Square