Stacking Pumpkins Coloring Page

Here's another coloring page based on our October Applique Blocks. You can find your copy of the coloring page HERE.

You can find the Stacked Pumpkin Applique Block HERE.



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Twisted Bracelets

This week my Fairy-Girl will be hitting double digits. We were lucky enough to celebrate her birthday along with her little cousin's 4th birthday this past weekend. She got some amazing things, including the top two items on her wish list, a gym mat for acro practice and most importantly a home pedicure spa bath with bubbles and heating element. She loves to soak her feet after dance.

But she also got some great crafty items, including this LoopDeDoo bracelet making kit. She had it out and was making bracelets in a matter of minutes. I had to wait until the wee hours of the morning, while the kids were still in bed, to get a turn with it. I made each of the girls a striped bracelet and thought I would share just how easy this gizmo is to use (and I have to say I prefer the end product immensely more than all those rubber band bracelet we had lying around year last winter).

The kit comes with everything you need to get started including the loom, a...Read more

Stacked Pumpkins Applique Block

I still have the Wisconsin grandbabies at the house so this will be a quick post. Pumpkins have become iconic... representing all the wonders of Autumn. Here, we have two stacked pumpkins, ready for picking. Whether we use pumpkins for jack-o-lanterns, for baking, for soups, for seeds or just for decorations, come autumn, you can never have enough of them?

As always, this applique block was designed to fit a 6" x 6" block but can be enlarged or reduced to meet your needs.  


The pattern for the Stacked Pumpkins Applique Block can...Read more

Meet Our Sponsors :: October 2014

We would like to take a moment to introduce you all to our awesome sponsors. We invite you to spend a little time this morning and stop by each of their sites, if you haven't had a chance to already. They each offer wonderful products that we know you will enjoy.



Oak Meadow was founded in 1975 by Bonnie and Lawrence Williams, and since then Oak Meadow has grown into a thriving organization serving thousands of families and hundreds of schools around the world. The founding philosophy has remained consistent throughout years of growth, and today their progressive, experiential curriculum sets the standard for a meaningful home-based education.


Oak Meadow’s curriculum for kindergarten to grade 12 can be used independently or by enrolling in Oak Meadow’s fully accredited distance learning school. The flexible, child-centered, nature-based approach allows families to set their own natural rhythm of learning and encourages creativity, critical thinking, and intellectual development through hands-on activities and interdisciplinary projects.


The high school program offers options such as...Read more

Black Cat Coloring Page

Here is our Black Cat Coloring Page, of course, your cat can be any color you would like it to be! It is based on our Black Cat Applique Block

Whether your wee ones (or you... I love our coloring pages) use watercolors, crayons, pencils or markers, it is sure to be a work of art. The Black Cat Coloring Page can be found HERE

To see our growing collection of Coloring Pages, visit our Coloring Pages Gallery which can be found HERE. Have a weekend!...Read more

October Applique Blocks

Here's a collection of October Appliques... more cheery than scary... but just right for Halloween! In previous years we have shared the Black Bird and the Black Cat Applique Blocks. Over the next two weeks we will share the directions and patterns for the Stacked Pumpkins and the Cheery Sunflower Applique Blocks. And, for those of you that are enjoying our coloring pages, we will be sharing all of these as coloring pages, too.

The Black Bird Applique can be found HERE.

The Black Cat Applique can be found HERE.

The Stacked Pumpkins Applique can be found HERE.

The Cheerful Sunflower Applique can be found HERE.

Black Bird Coloring Page - Coming Soon.

Black Cat Coloring Page can be found HERE

Stacked Pumpkins Coloring Page can be found HERE.

Cheery Sunflower Coloring Page can be found HERE. ...Read more