Idea Gallery

The editors at Country Woman love to see how our readers have interpreted the crafts, recipes and ideas we featured in the magazine and online. Here are some of our favorite interpretations, sent in by readers like you.

Your  idea for displaying old photos  inspired me to make reception table displays for my daughter’s wedding, using photos from her childhood and the groom’s. It’s a great way for us to be involved in the wedding, and will make great keepsakes. —Karen Nelson, LeClaire, Iowa

Idea Gallery: Mason Jar Frame

Childhood photos in mason jars add nostalgic charm to wedding decor.

Bed Quilt

Idea Gallery: Quilted Bedspread

A reader combined two Country Woman quilt blocks into one lovely bed quilt.

Knitter Girls Sweater sent in by reader.

Idea Gallery: Precious Girl’s Knitted Sweater

This young gal looks fashionable in Country Woman’s girl’s knitted sweater her aunt made.

Knitted Afghans

Idea Gallery: Knitted Afghan for Beginners

Quick and easy afghan knitted craft three ways, for three sisters.

This is my 4-year-old granddaughter, Bryanna, wearing the hat I knit her that was pictured in your Dec/Jan 2013 issue. I'm home recovering from surgery and Hurricane Sandy (we live on Long Island) and knitting helped pass the time. —Joanne Iannuzzi, Farmingville, New York

Idea Gallery: Child’s Knit Hat

Our easy knit pattern kept crafter busy and now keeps granddaughter cozy.

No-melt snowman & Santa

Idea Gallery: No-Melt Snowman

No-melt snowman gets three other “paver people” to keep him company.

Cable-Knit Scarf

Idea Gallery: Cable-Knit Scarf

She won a ribbon for the scarf she knitted from our pattern!

Wiggly Worms & Shark Quilt

Idea Gallery: Sharks Quilt

Shark-themed adaptation of Country Woman’s popular Wiggly Worm Quilt Project is perfect for even the smallest swimmer.

Readers' Maple Leaf Quilt Sewing Project

Idea Gallery: Maple Leaf Quilt

Sewing this lap quilt or table cover starts with traditional maple leaf quilt block.

Reader's lap quilt from blue jeans

Idea Gallery: Budget-friendly Denim Quilt

Upcycle old blue jeans into a warm and sturdy denim quilt.