Caterina the Crochet Cat Pattern

I’m thrilled to be kicking off the second annual Christmas in July Make Along with this crochet cat pattern! Caterina the Cat is a little, handheld kitty that makes a great portable softie. You can also use this crochet cat pattern as an ornament or gift tag. This post contains affiliate links. I may receive … Read more

Peek Into Batiks Quilt Along with Michael Miller Fabrics!

I’m so excited to announce that I’m part of the Peek Into Batiks Monthly Quilt Along with Michael Miller Fabrics! I hope you’ll be joining me for this fun quilt along to make a beautiful sampler quilt with several fabric cutting options. This post has all the information you’ll need to get started and participate … Read more

28+ Free Handmade Gift Ideas for Men

Welcome to the third roundup of the Christmas in July Make Along! This week’s theme is gifts for men, and in my experience, it can sometimes be hard to find great handmade gift ideas for men. Not to worry, because I’ve searched the web to find you 28 handmade gift ideas, including 14 free crochet … Read more

36+ Handmade Gift Ideas for Women

Welcome to the second roundup of the Christmas in July Make Along! This week’s theme is gifts for women, and I’ve searched the web to find you 36 handmade gift ideas, including 17 free crochet patterns, 7 free knitting patterns, and 12 free sewing patterns. If you still need more inspiration, I’ve included links to … Read more

Crochet Amigurumi Pattern: Spot Dog Pillow Pal

Spot Dog is the final of three animal pillow pals I’m sharing this week as part of the Christmas in July Make Along! This adorable crochet amigurumi dog is easy to crochet, and the round pillow form makes stuffing easy peasy, too. Customize your version by adding more spots, or choosing different colors for the … Read more