d*s guest blog: yoyo craft

laura has a wonderful new diy project over at the d*s guest blog today. she’s working with yoyos (a quilting technique that produces little round circles of fabric) to create a beautiful pillow. click here for the full instructions!

ps: click here for the new d*s diy project archives!


  1. I have a ton of yo-yo’s sitting around. I should put them to a good use like this!

  2. angie says:

    cute! cute! cute!

  3. Oh I’m so adicted to making these!

    People are always so impressed with the little badges I make, I have not the heart or inclination to tell how easy they are to make.

  4. Sarade says:

    I just added vintage yoyos to a shirt, and it looks fabulous. I don’t know the first thing about making them, though.

  5. Leslie says:

    I’m making one asap!

  6. I love the yo-yo look. For some reason it makes me feel peaceful – is that weird? Thanks for sharing!


  7. Simone says:

    having bad flashbacks to my great aunt showing me how to make these and make these and make these…thank you

  8. trish says:

    having bad flashbacks to Angela’s “fleurchons” & Jubilee Jumbles on PR.

  9. i’ve always wondered how to make these. i’m going to go bet a yoyo maker tomorrow! how sweet!

  10. beto says:

    This is a thecnique tipical of Brazil.
    Here, we call it FUXICO.

  11. OOooooohhh, how beautiful! It reminds me of my great-grandmothers quilting. She is the Shorty in Pop + Shorty!

  12. My mother used to make these yoyo’s all the time when i was a child. I have always been looking for a way to bring them up to date. Well done! I also think if they were done all in the same color and pattern with a contrasting color behind…they would look fab!



  13. jessica says:

    grandmother made a huge blanket made with those puckered pockets its a cozy blanket that your toes can stick out of the holes haha


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