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  • Beautiful, and functional! The Silky
    Ahhhh, the Silky
    Have you ever seen a baby run the silky satin trim of a blanket, through their fingers? That's a Silky!It's a much under-utilized tool, for soothing a newborn baby...and the challenging months ahead.Something so simple, so easy, so...
  • Star Blanket
    Tips for Crocheting a Blanket
    A friend calls you and tells you she's having a baby. Your mother called and isn't feeling well. Another friend calls you and tells you she's getting married. Whatever do you do? Crochet a blanket! But before you can crochet a blanket,...
  • Warm up Squares
    Michael's Craft Store's join WUA to help to keep America warm
    The spirit of holiday gift giving may be over but gifts of the heart are given all year round. And during this winter season we can continue giving by actually helping create some wintertime items.Very cold weather is widespread, all across the...
  • Holidays for the homeless pets
    Holidays for the homeless pets
    It is that time of year when everybody is ramping up their holiday sales. And not to be out done is www.inthecompanyofdogs.com with some very lucrative ideas. Now in some houses it is very difficult to bring anything in early, for the holiday...
  • The How To - What to do With Fabric Scraps
    The How To - What to do With Fabric Scraps
    Let's face it, fabric can be spendy. It hurts to toss those scraps. So why not use those scraps for another DIY project you could be proud of and you wouldn't have to toss out any more scraps!Make a unique handmade quilt. They're not...
  • Ripple throw blanket
    5 free ripple blanket crochet patterns
    When you're in the mood to start a new crochet project, but don't know what to make; chances are you will turn to the Internet to find a new, interesting pattern. However, there are so many patterns online it can be difficult to narrow...
  • Paramedic punished for giving cold man a blanket
    Paramedic punished for giving cold man a blanket
    A Detroit paramedic was reportedly punished for giving a blanket to a cold, elderly man. Paramedic, Jeff Gaglio, who was responding to a call about a house fire, gave a blanket to the man who had exited the home wearing only his underwear and was...
  • ‘Pendleton Blankets’ cover the American Southwest beautifully
    ‘Pendleton Blankets’ cover the American Southwest beautifully
    The ‘Pendleton Woolen Mills’ (PWM) main headquarters is at Pendleton, OR. It was founded back in 1863 by Thomas Kay who was an English weaver. PWM began creating Indian designed trade blankets in 1895. The woolen mills had been...
  • Knit and crochet club begins its third year
    Knit and crochet club begins its third year
    A local knit and crochet club in Manville, New Jersey will begin it's third year this September. "The Crochet Club and Knitting too!" began its adventure in August of 2010 with just a few friends getting together at a small town...
  • Making a blanket - the gift that keeps giving
    Making a blanket - the gift that keeps giving
    In today's world we turn to text messages, Facebook and emails instead of talking to our friends. We send virtual cards instead of real cards, and when we give a gift it's often out of obligation instead of from the heart. When a friend...
  • Granny Squares
    The Granny Square, a cool idea
    Crocheting in the summer and working with yarn can be difficult to do in the heat, but making granny squares can be a cool idea. The granny square is one of the most versatile ideas when it comes to creating many interesting crochet projects. The...
  • Proenza Schouler-blanket jacquard skirt
    Proenza Schouler-blanket jacquard skirt
    This isn't the typical season to wear short skirts in Michigan, however the 'Blanket Jacquard Skirt' can be worn with warm duo leather/suede or normal leggings. The skirt has a uniqueness of its own, made of a soft cloth material in...
  • Quilt is finished!
    Quilt is finished!
    Quilting has become a new found love for many people in the Richmond area, with several stores hosting quilting classes and providing supplies to quilt with. Near my town of Chester, JoJo's Quilt Shop, provides classes and clubs to learn how...
  • Feather and fan
    Knit and crochet feather and fan patterns
    The time-honored feather and fan stitch design is a favorite with many knitters and hookers. It was created in the Victorian era when ladies wore feathers in their hats and carried fans made from exotic bird feathers. Liberty Prints fabric is...
  • Oprah Winfrey
    Michael Jackson's mother and children talk to Oprah in worldwide exclusive
    Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine, and children Prince Michael, Paris and Blanket, sat down with Oprah yesterday in a worldwide exclusive interview.They met at Katherine’s Encino home, Hayvenhurst, where she and various Jackson...