February and March POMs

Makers Lodge Project of the Month for February and March 2024
A double month POM is twice the fun!!



Photo Credit: Penny Spool Quilts

Prize: $20 Gift Card

Prize: $20 Gift Card

Pattern Recommendations: 

1) Sampler Afghan by Leisure Arts 

2) Love you Always Blanket by Hyacinth Creek Designs

3) 4-row repeat blanket (Adapted from the Fino Shadow Shawl Pattern) 

4) The Stylish Square by Susan Hanlon 

5) Crochet: Cozy Cottage Cabled Throw by MJs Off the Hook (There is a link to the free version on her blog below, and a PDF is available for purchase) 

6) Sliding is Fun by srossinifaust (Free on Ravelry


Or choose any other blanket pattern you would like to make to join in on this POM! 


Pattern Recommendations: 

1) Scrappy Love by Penny Spool Quilts. 

This is a local modern quilt designer, and the pattern is available as paper or PDF. For ML POM participants, you may use code “mlpickup” to have your paper pattern available for pickup at Makers Lodge. (Any other Penny Spool Quilts paper pattern purchases during the Quilting POM can also use the code for local pick up) 

2) Carpenter Star – Calico Carriage Quilt Designs 


Or choose any Quilt Pattern that you have been wanting to try to join in on the POM! 


Sliding is Fun Blanket in Cumulus and Cumulus and Cumulus Degrade. Knit by Linda S.
Carpenter Star Quilt, by Jen Swallow, Happy Wife Quilting
Fashion Aran by King Cole
Uncorked Line, Makers Lodge


Yarn Recommendations: 

Cascade Yarns – Anthem DK, 100% Acrylic (DK Weight) 

Cascade Yarns – Anthem, 100% Acrylic (Worsted Weight) 

Cascade Yarns – Sarasota Worsted, 60% cotton/40% Acrylic (Worsted weight) 

Juniper Moon Farm – Cumulus, 94% Cotton, 6% Nylon (Worsted Weight) 

King Cole – Fashion Aran, Acrylic/Wool (Aran Weight) 

Ella Rae – Rustic Aran, 75% Lambswool/25% Silk (Aran Weight) 

Juniper Moon Farm – Bud, 100% Cotton (Bulky Weight) 

Hayfield – Bonus, 100% Acrylic (Bulky Weight) 

Cascade Yarns – Sarasota Chunky, 60% cotton/40% acrylic (Bulky Weight) 

Ella Rae – Eco Tweed Chunky, 75% Organic Merino/25% Polyamide (Chunky) 

Cascade Yarns – Lana Grande, 100% Peruvian Wool (Bulky) 

Katia – Nomada, 100% Virgin Wool (Bulky) 

KFI – Furreal, 100% Acrylic (Super bulky) 

Makers Lodge 

  • Quilting Cottons (Coming VERY soon) 
  • Double Fleece for backing 
  • Poplins 
  • Rulers, Rotary Cutters, etc. 

Collaborating Shop for Quilt POM: Happy Wife Quilting 

  • Quilting Cottons 
  • Solids 
  • Flannel Quilting Fabrics 
  • Batting 
  • Wide backs 
  • Rulers, Rotary Cutters, etc. 
Date: January 27th 2024
Time: 9am -4pm 
Location: Happy Wife Quilting and Makers Lodge 
Shop the selections of fabrics we both carry to participate in the Quilting POM! 
Happy Wife Promo: Fat Quarter Bundles and Patterns 25% off in January 
Makers Lodge Promo: 20% off all quilting cottons Jan 26th to Feb 2nd
Love you Always Blanket in Bud. Knit by Melanie
Sampler Afghan Square in Fashion Aran and Rustic Aran, Knit by Sheona
Stylish Square in Juniper Moon Farm - Bud. Knit by Christine K

Studio Times

All Tuesday and Friday Evening Open Stitch Times and Saturday day Open Stitch Times can be used to work on POMs around the community table. 

Featured Blanket Knitting Days – Come in and work on your blanket with others! 

1) February 17th: 9-4pm 

2) March 16th: 9-4pm

All sewing space bookings are great times to work on your POM! 

There are extra classes during this POM to cover lots of quilting topics! 

1) Intro to Quilting with Happy Wife Quilting, Feb 3rd 

2) Foundation Paper Piecing with Penny Spool Quilts, Feb 24th 

3) Applique with Happy Wife Quilting, March 2nd 

4) Free Motion/At Home Quilting with Christine M, March 17th 

5) Binding with Christine M, March 30th 



Cumulus and Cumulus Rainbow in the 4 row repeat option
Knit by Katherine of Primrose and Purls
This 4 row repeat blanket is based off of the Fino Shadow Shawl Pattern
Knit by Melanie of Cozy Cochon Handmade

Pillow Cover Option

No time or budget to finish a large project this winter but still want to get involved? 

We will host a mini day on March 23rd. 

  • Do a FPP block and frame it! 
  • Make a cabled pillow cover! 
  • Do a 1 block quilt and finish it as a pillow cover! 
  • Get creative! 
Popsicle FPP by Penny Spool Quilts

Winter POM Wrap-Up

Date: April 6th 2024

Time: 1-4 pm 

Location: Makers Lodge, 428 Ramsay Concession 8 

After spending 2 months making these cozy projects to wrap up in, this will be a time to celebrate the finished pieces! 

Awards will be given to the pieces here for the presentation. 

Share with the community what you have made, what you learned along the way, the fibres used, and where the piece will end up once completed! 

Entries to the POM Prize

Regardless of which POM you choose to participate in (or both!), make sure you remember to post your project to social media and tag us for a chance to win! All posts that meet the criteria will be entered for a chance to win the prize for that POM. 


1) Materials for the POM must be purchased from Makers Lodge or Happy Wife Quilting to qualify (notions and tools are exempted). 

2) Each post must tag Makers Lodge appropriately (Facebook: tag Makers Lodge; Instagram: tag @makerslodgecp AND tag us in your photo; for both, use hashtags #makerslodgecp #makerslodgepom). You may also enter by posting to the Makers Lodge: Virtual Makespace group on Facebook. 

3) Posts must be made by April 5th, 2023.

4) Prizes and contest are in no way affiliated with Facebook or Instagram.

Quilted Pillow cover by Kristie Hall in recycled canvas
FPP Pillow by Kristie Hall in recycled canvas