Recipe for Fun!

Preheat your sewing machine to straight stitch.

Take a stack of Simple Abundance by Bonnie & Camille from Moda Fabrics…

Recipe for fun

…Add a Clover yo, yo maker…

Add a CLover Yo Yo Maker

…and make some yo yo’s!

Yo Yo Magic

Fill a candy jar full of yo yo’s while your working away…Eye Candy

Pour some into a second jar…

Double treats and soon you’ll have a collection…

Triple fun

You’ll find the complete recipe coming soon from Bunny Hill, published Fall 2009.

These make the most beautiful snacks! I’m thinking I may need a jar full in my studio. Just in case company stops by, like Kendal, Brigette’s daughter! She loved these “cute little things”!

I want these yo yo

I so want these yo yo

We may need to have a party and serve some up! I have a feeling Kendal’s mom will be making her some very soon!



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  • Stephanie - Oh how cute and what a terrific idea for decorating and being ready for that time when you absolutely NEED a yo yo. Sweet treats but calorie free!!!ReplyCancel

  • Happy Cottage Quilter - Love it!ReplyCancel

  • Jeannette - Completely calorie free woopeeReplyCancel

  • dotti white - Love these! The PERFECT treat!!!!ReplyCancel

  • AnnieO - I love yo-yos! I have my grandmother's yo-yo coverlet of feedsack prints that she had tied to a white backing by her church quilt group. It says "Started 1934. Tied 1997". Now THAT'S a UFO! Very pretty display idea you have in those gorgeous jars.ReplyCancel

  • Goosegirl - So cute! I am going to make some pink yo-yos today, to embellish my 5-year-old's sling for her cast.ReplyCancel

  • Christine Thomas - okay, I'm intrigued. I've never made yo-yos before but this could be the thing to try.ReplyCancel

  • mytoothfairypillow - Yo-yo's made in the yo-yo maker with a machine straight stitch? How timely! I was going to make some this week for a project, but now will wait for the recipe!ReplyCancel

  • sewpam63 - YUM!!!ReplyCancel

  • gloria g - Yes, I just love these. When they first came out, I got my scraps together – reds, greens and pinks and made 650. Yes, you read it right. I put 50 in a zip lock bag so I could keep count! I just love doing them during sit down time. Thanks for reminding me. I think I'll have some right away!ReplyCancel

  • CJ - So cute! I love seeing all the yo-yos in the jars.ReplyCancel

  • jaybird - cute!!ReplyCancel

  • Carrie ~ Cricketwood Prims - They are so cute in your glass candy jar!!!
    Do they come in chocolate too?ReplyCancel

  • Mahladybug - Soooooo much fun!ReplyCancel

  • Vicki - yes, but how do you make them with a sewing machine?ReplyCancel

  • Anonymous - yummy love the fun pics and the narration too cute
    i will have to start my jars soon

  • fiberdoodles - I just love yo-yo's!


  • Melody - Looks pretty and there is more you say? Hmmm…ReplyCancel

  • Jackie - Yo-yo's are so much fun and definitely low cal and low fat! They look terrific in the jars, great idea!ReplyCancel

  • mascanlon - So the secret please to making them the machine?ReplyCancel

  • Sherri - What beautiful jars…I think I need to make some yo-yos to display! Thanks for the fun idea!ReplyCancel

  • Deb - What an absolutely cute idea!!!ReplyCancel

  • madrekarin - I love yo-yos! I have some that came from a quilt my great-grandmother made and I cherish them. I never thought of putting them in a jar. Thanks for the great idea!ReplyCancel

  • a little bit biased - I love all of your pictures. Yes, they are eye candy. I don't think I've ever thought yo-yo's were quite that great until I saw them in your cute little glass jars. And, I love the picture of your spool of ribbon and the ones of your dining room. Your home looks beautiful. Love the pink and white!ReplyCancel

  • Ina - Very pretty. Love the jars your choose. ;0ReplyCancel

  • arkie - Cute way to display your work and add some color to your decor!ReplyCancel

  • jacqueline - These are sooo cute! Love the moda fabrics. Hope you have a good weekend and love to you!ReplyCancel

  • Nancy in Norway - Hmmmm, I wonder what to use the jo-jo's for. Very courious! I'll drop by regularly to see.ReplyCancel

  • Thimbleanna - I saw that picture and my first thought was — hey — it's Brigette! But then I realized, no, it's cute Kendal! Yay for yo-yo fever!!!ReplyCancel

  • Kathie - Anne I just love this idea !
    I see making lots of yo yo's in my future, now to find just the right jar!

  • jodi @ Pleasant Home - Way fun! And B's daughter is adorable! ooxx`jodReplyCancel

  • Sandy - What a fabulous idea. I've started mine, but of course I have some vintage ones that I put in already.

  • Pamela - I love yo-yo's!! They are so cute. They look amazing in those jars.ReplyCancel

  • quiltfriend - These are soo cute! What size yo-yo maker are you using?

  • Bonnie- Cotton Way - Yum!! You have been busy with Simple Abundance! Now I'm itching to make some yo-yo's out of mine… Maybe I'll have to start now on my yoyoville! So fun!ReplyCancel

  • Bonnie- Cotton Way - Ah, dang it. That was actually me, Camille, not my mom. I was helping with a blog post and forgot to log out!ReplyCancel