Kathy Watnick

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9 must-read books for summer beach reading

Whether you’d prefer to stretch out in the sun with a hot romance, a classic Western, or a riveting thriller, we have the perfect summer read for …

DIY Coconut and Tea Sugar Scrub

Three different types of tea, three different sugar scrub recipes. I bet you have all the ingredients in your pantry too!<p>204<p>1527

Geometrical Pineapple on a T-shirt

Create an original tropical print on a T-shirt. This geometrical pineapple is easy and eye-catching!<p>199<p>741

20 hoop art ideas that will change the way you see embroidery

Embroidery – it’s the traditional great aunt of the crafts, right? Wrong! Have a look at our selection of <b>hoop art</b> that will change your mind.From …

The Parrots by Alexandra Shulman, book review

Set in the affluent private-security-patrolled environs of London's most exclusive boroughs, the characters of Vogue editor-in chief Alexandra …

Books

Stacked Up - Cabin Fever: 20 Modern Log Cabin Quilts

I've been having so much fun introducing you to the quilts in our book; <i>Cabin Fever: 20 Modern Log Cabin Quilts</i>. I get so excited and can't wait each …

20 Classics You Should Read At Least Once In Your Life

“Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood.” – John Green<p>Nothing could be more fulfilling, exhilarating, or reassuring than …

Pat Sloan: Do you want a way to easily learn a new technique?

I am very excited to be working with Craftsy to review the quilt classes for you! The class today I am able to off you a LIMITED time discount of 50% …

Embroidery Projects

Add a few extra stitches to your favorite accessories to give them a whole new look.<p>Stitch up these nature-inspired bugs courtesy of Coral & Tusk. Each pattern has a paint-by-numbers treatment that's perfect for beginners.

Straight line quilting

Posted at 10:00h in Uncategorized by ehq@sbcglobal.net 8 Comments<p>The quilting on Sedimentary pulled a bit –<br>quilted on my old machine<p>I’ve done a lot …

Olive oil polenta cake with peaches

A delicious recipe for peach sponge - and it's dairy and gluten-free, too<p>INGREDIENTS<p>100ml olive oil<br>• 75g caster sugar<br>• 125g ground almonds<br>• 75g polenta<br>• 1 tsp baking powder (use gluten free if needed)<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 1 lemon, zested<br>• peaches<br>• 2-3 peaches<br>• honey<br>• salt<p>METHOD<p>Begin with the peaches. Preheat your oven to 180C, …

Simple Yet Stunning Crochet Button Flowers - Cretíque

The very best crafts are all about making something amazing from little to nothing at all. That’s why we’re so excited to share these <b>easy crochet</b> …

Best holiday reads 2015

I have long been meaning to read the classic novel set in Ghana, <i>Search Sweet Country</i>, by Kojo Laing (McSweeney’s) and will finally do so in the next weeks. I am looking forward to Elizabeth Alexander’s <i>The Light of the World</i> (Grand Central Publishing), a beautiful memoir by a gifted poet, and <i>Loving</i> …

Summer Crafts

Add color and pattern to your summer table by simply sewing tea towels together to create table runners.

Make Your Own Espadrille Sandals

When I was a senior in high school I had a good friend who was really into making leather stuff. He made leather journals, belts, bags, and then he …

10 Fresh and Delicious No-Bake Vegan Pies to Make This Summer

When you think about making pies, your mind might automatically go to the fall and winter holiday seasons. Thanksgiving and Christmas bring out all …

Recipes

In Antique Quilt Appreciation!

Some things will NEVER quilt out.<p>And that’s okay!<p>Some tops were never meant to be completed into tops, they were just something to occupy the maker’s …

5 forgotten literary classics to curl up with on a rainy day | books

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me,” remarked CS Lewis and truer words were never spoken!<p>What better way …

Bohemian! New Pattern!

Yay!! Bohemian is finally finished and the pattern is complete and off to the printer. I am excited that I can now share this quilt in its entirety …

Quilting

Rainbow Origami Kusudama Ball Mobile

Kusudama (medicine balls) are paper models made from smaller folded paper models that have been stitched or glued together. They are traditional and …

Are you ready for a Beatrixalong?

<b>The Beatrix Sewalong is now underway!</b><br>If this is your first time landing here, it’s not too late to join in. We’re taking a full eight days to sew …