Welcome Everyone to the May theme.  :))

This month, let's share our love of music, our love for 'our' children...and have a fun time doing it!!
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Squares for this month might include appliques, intarsia, duplicate stitch of.....Djembe or other drums, other African musical instruments, piano keys, guitars, trumpets, musical notes, etc.  
I have created a couple of charts for African instruments, which I am happy to share and there are numerous charts online for trumpets, guitars, drums, etc.
However, this may not be everyone's 'cup of tea', so........
how about this......
Pattern of the month (PoM) for May is PJs. 
PJs (Plain Janes, as we affectionately call them) are garter stitch or single crochet stitch squares....but they can also be textured squares created in a single colour. They are always in demand as they form the 'backbone' of each and every blanket. Almost every blanket created by the volunteers and Gogos in South Africa has mainly PJs with just a few picture squares or stripes in them, so the importance of PJs to a blanket, can NEVER be underestimated.  :))
This month for a little fun, it would be great if, when you post a pic of your PJ or your picture square, you could tell us, or post a link, of a song that has your colour or your instrument in it.
For example.....
MAY 2015 THEME - Shades of yellow
So, let's have fun making squares that feature instruments and/or PJs with colour!! Bring on those tunes, Everyone....there's plenty out there.....
And for a little extra......
Every time you post a pic of a square/squares with the name or link of a song,  your name will go into a draw for a little 'shopping trip' in the KASshop. There will be three 'trips' up for grabs. So please, get knitting, crocheting and looming....and let's make beautiful music together.
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato 

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What a great month Bev, you have been a brilliant host and your clever idea to include PJ’s and music choices has made it a fun month too. As always, your squares have been superb, made with so much love and care........

I've loved this theme, Bev - crochet and music, two of my favourite things - it only needed chocolate to make it perfect (but I managed to add that myself!).

Yes, having Mother's Day in the middle of the month, here and the generosity of my children, I acquired....and ate... quite a bit of chocolate myself, Patricia..oh dear...haha

Thanks Ladies....glad you had some fun while creating some lovely squares for the children.

As usual, I have fallen behind this past week and still have some squares to sew 'things' on. 

For the info of all, I will draw the 'shopping trips' on Sunday, just in case there are any last minute arrivals.

I have so enjoyed the songs shared by everyone....it has been an education (the ones I didn't know) and a trip down memory lane.

So glad you got chocolate to nourish you during a busy month, Bev.   It is essential for good health, I believe!   I might have had a little myself along the way.

Your month has been spectacular, and so much fun for all of us, and a little warmth for the children.  I call that a win/win/win!

It was a GREAT FUN month. Thank you, Bev.

I was a bit worried about the whole musical instruments thing - but by opening up as cleverly as you did with the PJs it has been great fun.  Thank you very much!

Posting for Diana D., two GORGEOUS squares in PINK.  

With the accompanying song...which I just happen to love, too.  :))


I agree with Bev on both counts - lovely squares and the inimitable Edith Piaf!

I also like another version of this song that I heard in the early 2000's, but don't know who sang it....and a more recent version from Michael Buble....


Beautiful colours and patterns  ❤️

Bev, thank so much for a rocking month of music, songs, instruments and so much more.  

The children in South Africa are going to love the blankets made from the squares made during this theme.


With the help of my son and hubby (sorry, he has been greasing his truck, so is in his work clothes....lol) the 'raffle' has been drawn.

Winners are Lesley King, Rebecca Price and Sharon B.  $25 shopping trip for each of you.

I will message you.



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