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Brown is beautiful – free crochet patterns in shades of brown!

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Brown can be such a lovely color. It goes with many other colors, and makes a great accent. I love accessorizing with various shades of brown. So if you’re afraid of working with brown, don’t be! Here are some patterns that look beautiful in brown, give one a go!

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Here are the names and links of each pattern. (more…)

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Going Gnome felting kit review

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The felting kit used in this review was provided by Going Gnome for an honest review. The opinions in this review are those of Jessie Rayot.

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This summer I discovered Going Gnome felting kits. I’ve never tried needle felting before, and I thought it would be fun to give it a go. Plus the ladies at the booth were just so much fun, and they assured me that even someone who had never tried before could make the mushroom kit. They were also kind enough to give me an already made mini gnome to pose in the photographs. He’s a bit cheeky, and I couldn’t get him to stay in one place for all the pictures. (more…)

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Cricut fun for school days!

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With the beginning of the school year comes lots of crafts. The most recent school craft was personalizing composition books. Both girls came home with the same assignment, so downstairs we all went to the Cricut!

We looked through the Cricut Design Space and started looking through the myriad of images available with our Cricut Access subscription. Every time the girls saw one they liked, we put it in our tray and chose a color for it.

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Once we had looked through all the images (this took a while), we made a cut list and started cutting. The girls loved pushing the buttons! (more…)

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Things that go bump in the night! – free crochet patterns!

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Squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeek! Bump! Thump! What was that? Should you get up, or hide under the covers? Well, if it’s one of these cute little creations, I think you’ll be just fine. I’v found some of the most adorable crochet patterns for things that go bump in the night, and put them together in one round up just for you!

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Here are the names and links of each pattern. (more…)

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How to starch crochet (or knit) – with recipe!

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How to starch your crochet or knit - with recipe - from Jessie At Home

Sometimes we need to starch our crochet (or knit) projects. I just made a basket that needed some starching to keep the sides up and the bottom flat. Would you like to learn how? Well, I’m going to teach you one method using corn starch. (more…)

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Spa Basket

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Spa Basket - free crochet pattern by Jessie At Home

Spa Basket
Crochet Pattern
Intermediate Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

Spa Basket Crochet Along

This basket is the first pattern in the Spa Basket CAL. This event will run from 8/30/16 through 12/7/16, and features 12 patterns from 12 amazing designers. The patterns will combine to make a lovely spa basket, perfect for gifting. There will also be a giveaway with 12 winners!! You can find all the details at the intro post HERE, plus some more info about the giveaway at the end of this post. The Spa Basket is a medium or large starched basket that will hold you various spa day needs. It’s always nice to pamper yourself, and that is exactly what this CAL is all about!

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