Fabric + Yarn = Love

23 Responses

  1. Kimberly says:

    Adorable! I wish I could crochet!

  2. charlotte says:

    My daughter and I are going to try a few squares and see what we think. It just might be the perfect take along project. Thanks for the inspiration.

  3. Sarah says:

    Yes, yes, yes! I’m in. I love the look of the original project. I can’t wait to get started. I am going to use Curio by Basic Grey as my fabric. I’ve picked one pattern for one side and I’ll use the charm pack pieces on the opposite side. Mine will be solid on one side and multi prints on the other. Going for a vintage look. Thank you so much for finding this!

  4. Sandra V says:

    What a lovely idea. Thanks for sharing the link.

  5. DianeY says:

    Interestingly enough, I have a small blanket made like this by my late Aunt back in the 60s. The squares are about 4″ and they are all in bright colors with black yarn borders. She actually stuffed each square with a nylon stocking, so it’s light but a little puffy. She had all her friends saving their nylons with runs in them for her. That, of course, was back in the day when everyone wore nylons-and before pantyhose! She was not a sewist, but was a veryproficient knitter & crocheter. She died about 4 years ago at age 96 and she knit till the end!

  6. GeeGee says:

    Your trial block is so pretty and I definitely like the squares being different on each side. Now I want to do one. Thanks for sharing your find!!

  7. Janine says:

    Lightbulb moment going on here… I love fabric, quilting, and crochet. What a great way to combine the three! I want to join in if I can find the time. Maybe it’s time to use those pretty charm packs I’ve been hoarding, hmmm?!?

  8. Gabriella says:

    Yes I’m in Corey!!!!
    Love your blanket and love the crochet style on it ^__^
    I think I’ll use your rainbow charm squares for it … maybe they’ll be here for the first of July … I’d like the idea to make a coloured blanket with more different yarn colour ….
    I’ll add other charm squares because 2 packs isn’t enough …. I’m going to find something in my stash that works ^__^ so excited.
    Thanks for this great inspiration!!!!!
    And I’m looking for to see your blanket … block by block ^__^
    Hugs from Italy

  9. Ava says:

    Your pieces are beautiful. I’m getting started on mine soon. Looking forward to seeing your pics.

  10. Lissy says:

    Please count me in too! Oh so lovely…Off to gather my supplies

  11. Kelli says:

    I love this fusion blanket idea! I’m a stranger to crochet, but know how to sew. Will you be giving detailed instructions/tute on the crochet part? Something a beginner could follow along?

  12. Heidi says:

    Hey there!

    I love what you are doing with the (kaffe) Fusion blanket.

    You are right – the pattern isn’t perfect, but the end result is! Hope you all have fun with it and I can’t wait to see your finished blanket.

    cheers Heidi

    Sewing Daisies

    • Corey says:

      Heidi!–The pattern IS perfect! Thanks so much for dreaming up such a great idea! I adore it–and so does everyone joining in on the quilt along!

  13. Blue.Ridge.Girl says:

    I’m so excited to begin this!! I just love things that fall into the “take along” category! I would so like to purchase new fabric (who doesn’t want new fabric each time they begin a project?) But, I have a son beginning college in August and in the interest of being practical I think I’ll use this as a way to put a dent in my Lila Tueller Soiree fabric. It’s such bright fabric that I’ll be able to find a nice bright yarn color to go with it.

  14. Deborah says:

    I really it. I think I may try to put another spin on it by using fleece instead of cotton fabric. Thanks so much

  15. Karen says:

    I don’t know how to crochet but I want to make theses blocks. Where do I find the pattern? I am going to use them for pocket prayer quilts. Thanks. Karen

  16. Susan Gilbert says:

    I want to make one. I love crochet and am learning to sew. But I made a sample with low loft quilt batting. And I like it. thanks for sharing

  17. Linda Noyes says:

    Wanted to know what a charm square or charm pack is – I haven’t heard of it – definitely would love to make one as my daughter works for a textile company and can send me samples

    Do you crochet directly on the raw square or do you have to edge it first

  18. dawn says:

    i dont understand where you used the yellow cotton thread is it supposed to show

  19. Karol says:

    Were you able to just poke through the material or did you use a cutter of some kind to make the holes for the yarn to go through?

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