I've done another tutorial for Benartex for their Sew in Love with Fabric
blog. It's all about kitties, but I had to change the theme just slightly. I don't knit! These kitties are wearing knitted sweaters. But I can crochet, and so my theme is all about crocheting. So we have to imagine they are wearing crocheted sweaters.
Take a visit to the blog site and see what all the meow-ing is about.
Visit their Facebook
page (those of you who have Facebook accounts) and let others know what you think of those kitties. Now, you have to know I am a DOG PERSON. But kitties are just fine with me, too.
|This is Belle, just catching a few winter rays on the back porch.|
There is a giveaway for those who hop on over to Sew in Love with Fabric
and then come back to tell me what you thought. I have a bundle of fat quarters for the giveaway. I used every single inch of the fat quarter of the main kitty print, so I have none of that to share. But the other prints are mighty fine!
|6 fat quarters of Knitty Kitty by Kanvas for Benartex Fabrics|
Contest is over at midnight Sunday, October 20 (Eastern time, USA). I am on the road again, this time in Ft. Worth for 4 days, so I will mostly remain silent, except to the students in my 5 classes!
I don't do facebook, but I do follow Benartex' site and have been enjoying the ideas being shared. I don't do oatmeal enough for the large containers, but I do love the idea of the pocketed hoop.ReplyDelete
i liked benartex on facebook and follow on blogloving. thanks for the giveaway.ReplyDelete
What a great idea to use an oatmeal box! I don't do Facebook either, but I follow the Benartex blog with Bloglovin. Thanks for the giveaway!ReplyDelete
I like Benartex on Facebook and follow on Bloglovin!ReplyDelete
I love the kitties and think you made great use of that kitties in sweaters fabric -- it's adorable. I am also a non Knitter that crochets. long time follower and now like beratex on FBReplyDelete
I'm a crazy cat lady, and ADORE this fabric!ReplyDelete
I already Like the Bernatex Facebook page, and am already following them on blogloving.
Loved what you did with the fabric, btw. :-) xx
ALREADY LIKE BENARTEX ON FB.ReplyDelete
FOLLOW ON BLOG LOVIN' TOO.
LOVE THE KITTIES.LOVE THE GIVEAWAY!
I am already following both the Bernatex blog and Facebook page. I love how you used the oatmeal box and added the outer pockets. That's a great reuse. I am thinking I could do this with the smaller sized grits box too. Thank you for the chance to enter.ReplyDelete
Love the covered oat meal box and your fussy cut cat hexies. And, of course, Belle is so cute too!ReplyDelete
I just love the covered oat meal box!! What a great idea!! I don't know how to knit either Debby.. I think it has something to do with having 2 needles!! LOL LOL I do love to crochet and I love the crochet hooks holder too! Super cute.
I'm already on Blog Lovin' and the Benartex FB page.
Happy sewing, crocheting or whatever!!
Love the oatmeal box idea!ReplyDelete
I really like how she did the fussy cutting with the hexagons!ReplyDelete
I love your box project - here in the UK our oats come mainly in plastic bags or square boxes!ReplyDelete
I follow Benartex via GFC
I already Like Benartex on FB - thanks for the chance!! ps I would use every itty bitty bit of this fabric too - gosh is it ever sweet!!!ReplyDelete
Love your project with the hoop! And the hexie with the kitty fussy cut in the center is too cute!ReplyDelete
Great projects! I already follow Benartex's blog via email and like their Facebook page. Thanks for the chance to win.ReplyDelete
I clicked 'like' on the Bernatex Facebook page. Cute fabric and project! I'm a knitter. I wish I could crochet, but the last few times I tried it hurt my hand.ReplyDelete
I love the kitties! I follow Benartex via Facebook and receive their blog via email.ReplyDelete
I think your project is cute and the picture of Belle with the bone is darling. I receive Benartex's newsletter and follow them on Bloglovin'. No Facebook for me.ReplyDelete
I love, love the cat fabric. I need this. Oatmeal box, I don't know. I would use a plastic one of some sort.. I am a Benartex follower of course.ReplyDelete
The hooped crochet hook holder is clever. I'd like to make one. -- soparkaveataoldotcomReplyDelete
Thank you for these brilliant ideas - they would make great Christmas gifts for 'crafty' friends. I also adore the fabric line.ReplyDelete
Love the new Kitty Kitty collection. I'm a follower of the Sew in Love blog (via Bloglovin') & I'm liking the Benartex FB page. Thanks for the great projects & thanks for the chance to win.ReplyDelete
Love the kitties, but really, really love the GSP - our family favorite. We definitely have oatmeal boxes, so that project will be done in the near future.ReplyDelete
I liked Benartex on FB and I am also a follower of their blog.ReplyDelete
Your ideas using the kitty fabric for notions is cute. I would love to win the fat quarters since you have given so many ideas for using it! I follow Benartex on FB. firstname.lastname@example.orgReplyDelete
Love the kitty fabric. Thanks so much for sharingReplyDelete
I love the covered oatmeal box. My mom crochets every day, I may have to make her one for Christmas. Thanks for the great ideas.ReplyDelete
I love the pocket hoop and the oatmeal container. Makes me want to pour out our oatmeal so I can make one. I already follow benartex on facebook. I really like the hexies with the kittens. Very inspirational.ReplyDelete
How can I resist Knitty Kitty fabric? Thanks for offering the giveaway!ReplyDelete
i love what you did with the oatmeal box. you could use it for so many things! i like benartex on facebook and follow via email. babscorbitt at gmail dot comReplyDelete
My mom made me a fabric covered oatmeal box many years ago (we won't say just how many) and used a blue dotted Swiss fabric. On the lid she used a hot pink plastic ring for taking the lid off. It was held in place by a metal thing that opens up inside (a brad maybe?). I still have that box but haven't looked inside of it for ages. I wonder what treasures from the late '60s/early '70s it might hold? Loved the hook holder. As a fellow crochet person I could see it coming in handy. The hexies are too cute. I know my daughter would love this fabric so I'd best not show her this post. I follow you and Benartex via e-mail. One of these days I might try Facebook as well. For now, there aren't enough hours in the day to do it all.ReplyDelete
I follow Benartex on Facebook and I follow their blog. Thanks for some great ideas!ReplyDelete
Don't do the FB thing (or Twitter, etc etc)...but am following Benartex thru Bloglovin'....(& Sewin Love with Fabric too)ReplyDelete
Loooove the Kitty fabrics & projects! The Hexie's are Awesome!!
Love the idea for the oatmeal container and the embroidery hoop needle holder.ReplyDelete
I have been following Benartex/Sew in Love via email. Thank you for the opportunity to win some beautiful fabric.
I follow her on FBReplyDelete
That kittie fabric is so adorable. I love the hexagons with the kitty in the middle, will make a cute placemat. Thanks for a chance to win
The fabric is irresistable! And the "crochet caddy" in a very clever idea! Thank you.ReplyDelete
I "like" Benartex on facebook and I follow them. I wish we had oats in boxes like yours, ours are boring rectangular or just bags. i am a doggy person but knitty kitty is pretty cute.ReplyDelete
My mom made a crochet caddy out of an oatmeal box, when I was really young. She just covered it with boring contact paper, though. I think your idea is much more fun! Thanks.ReplyDelete
I follow Benartex on Facebook. You gave very good organizational tools. Thank you!ReplyDelete
I like Benartex on FB and I also get their e-mails. Thanks for the chance to win this awesome fabric!ReplyDelete
I follow Benartex on FB and by email. I am also a Preview Club member. Their fabrics are great!ReplyDelete
Although I am not a fan of cats, the fabric looks nice and bright!ReplyDelete
I love your tutorial; I repurpose things all the time. I follow the blog and the Facebook page and am a preview pack member. I love benartex!ReplyDelete
I liked bernadex and I'm totally borrowing the oatmeal box idea!ReplyDelete
Oh my word, I love those fabrics! I knit and crochet as well as sew, they are awesome! I was just wishing the other day that there was some kind of yarn-themed fabric. I follow Benartex on facebook and their blog too :)ReplyDelete
What great ideas she has. I will be adopting a few. But the kitty fabric beats everything hands down. I love cats and have way too many. LOLReplyDelete
schwip on rav
I will be saving my oatmeal boxes in the future! Such cute fabric too,ReplyDelete
I signed up to follow via email. We go thru about 10 oatmeal boxes a year. I like this idea for more than just crochet hooks. I am also thinking magazine holders made from cereal boxes. Thanks.ReplyDelete
What great ideas! I love the hoop! I might just make one (or 2, or 3) to hold some of my smaller rulers :) I already like and follow Benartex. Thanks for a terrific giveaway :)ReplyDelete
Hey Debby, great project, another added to my to do list ;) I'm a cat/dog person have both and think the fabric is adorable. Great way to show off a favourite fabric in a practical way. Following Bernatex by Bloglovin. Thanks for the giveaway. What fun!ReplyDelete
I love that you repurpose items. I know that I love to use items that help hold items close at hand that I use all the time. In my sewing area I use the clear case that blank CD or DVD's come in and within those I use the Crystal Lite containers. Thanks for the ideas.ReplyDelete
I've liked Benartex on facebook and Bloglovin'. I think the oatmeal idea is terrific. I, myself, hate to throw away containers. We can probably say hoarder or the preferable label of pack rat.ReplyDelete