To many of you it's not news, I mean, apparently these things were used before I was even thought of! But to me fabric yo-yos were a major discovery! I am in love with them now!
I first found out about fabric yo-yos over at The Purl Bee. Their mini quilt of the month was this yo-yo coverlet.
I thought yo-yo? I've never heard of such thing. I mean, I know about the plastic ones that use to be a popular toy when I was a kid, but I didn't know about the fabric ones. Then they said that, apparently, there are these yo-yo makers that make it super easy and fun to make one. So I decided to get some fabric and this yo-yo maker and make this mini quilt to put on my bathroom wall. How that worked out I will definitely let you know when I am done. But one thing for sure - they are super cute! They look to me like sand dollars and I had so much fun making a few of them!
So that got me interested. I then was able to find many more of these yo-yo makers in different sizes and shapes - to me the smaller the cuter!
I researched a bit of what these yo-yos are used for and to my surprise, I easily found plenty of lovely projects using these cute creations.
Like this wrath from Lucky Star Lane
Or this pillow from Sew, Mama, Sew!
Or even this card with yo-yos embellishment from Style Me Pretty.
So, yeh, I got pretty excited about this new thing I discovered (new for me that is...)
It is amazing, and I can't wait to get to make all of these! Here are a couple of my favourite birds to get you excited as well!