While I was on vacation, I had the wonderful opportunity to go to the Michael's craft store, which is definitely on my list of favorite stores! Since I am trying to bust my entire yarn stash before I allow myself to buy more yarn, I had to hold my breath when I walked down the… Continue reading Weekly Gathering: 8 Free Tunisian Crochet Patterns!
On this week's All The Makings post, I gave y'all the pattern for the triangle card for my Memory Match Game, so I decided to base this week's pattern roundup around triangles! I love the synchronicity of triangles and how they make diamonds... well. I just like triangles, okay! 🙂 So on to the pretty… Continue reading Weekly Gathering: 10 Free Triangle Inspired Patterns!
Hello, friends! Are y'all ready for the next card in our series? I am! I had fun trying to figure out how to make these shapes, and I'm really pleased at how they all turned out. Let's get started! Memory Match Game: Triangle Card By Lauren Lasher I used a green worsted weight yarn, and… Continue reading All The Makings: Memory Match Game – Triangle Card
Shadows of Memory by Lauren Lasher So many faces, People and places. They all run together In a jumbled mess. Living in shadows Dwelling far below, Their memories are kept From light of day. Occasionally they surface, Sometimes without purpose. The memories come alive In closing my eyes. For painfully poignant From retrospect sent, The… Continue reading Heartspeak: A Poem on Memories
In honor of my Memory Match Game series I'm doing on All The Makings, I decided that this week's pattern roundup would be on toys and games for the children (and adults, too!). Normally, I would post 10 free patterns for your making pleasure, but this week I was stumped. After dozens of searches and… Continue reading Weekly Gathering: 8 Free Toy & Game Patterns!
Hello, friends! As promised in last week's All The Makings post, I've decided to share the pattern I've created with y'all, so you too can have your very own Memory Match game! It's really quite simple to work up, and it is a great educational toy to have around the house, especially with younger children.… Continue reading All The Makings: Memory Match Pattern – Square Cards
Trains. Planes. Cars. Bicycles. Walking. All are forms of transportation. All get you from one place to another. In my life recently, however, I have decided to add a new form of transportation to my list. The mind. The mind is a wonderfully complex thing, and I thank God dearly for it. It gives me… Continue reading Heartspeak: Prone To Wander