I’m so excited to tell you about my future leethal quick knits club plans! I’ve been brainstorming about it and planning out all the details for the last couple of weeks, and I’m really looking forward to making the switch, which will happen after I’ve completed 1 full year of the current club. Not sure what it’ll be called yet, some ideas:
- leethal quick knits club: the next generation
- quick knits club 2, electric boogaloo
- quick knits club: the new class
Any better suggestions? hehe… Ok so here’s the deal: starting in September, my club will be PDF only! But wait, it’ll be awesome, I promise! (I was totally inspired by my buddy Star’s supercool sock club, by the way.) Each month I’ll be making a club ebook, which will always include:
- at least 2 quick knits patterns, perfect for using up yarn leftovers
- at least 1 step-by-step tutorial for another project fitting with the theme
- at least 1 fun extra, which could be anything from recipes to games/puzzles to embroidery or applique patterns, etc
Each month revolving around a theme, and everything designed with a focus on using up leftovers, recycled items, and things that you probably have on hand or are super easy and cheap to obtain. I’m excited to put more attention into awesome project tutorials, instead of having to figure out ideas based on what I can include in 30-40 packages each month, limiting creativity potential. And, of course, this means club subscriptions will be much cheaper (like, less than a quarter of the current club cost)!
Other major change: no more exclusivity! Each month, the club pdf will get released to the world, and be available for anyone to buy, forever. So, if you don’t like the idea of buying something when you don’t know exactly what it is that you’ll be getting (like my current club), you can wait until it’s released each month and see if you like it. It will be a majorly discounted per-month price to subscribe, however, and there will be a rad bonus for club members only…
Each month, all subscribing members will be entered into a raffle to win a club kit package! It won’t necessarily include everything needed for all the projects like my current club, it will vary each month depending on the projects, but every month I’ll be putting together a few packages of kit materials that fit with that month’s ebook and sending them out to a few lucky members!
Ok that’s enough info about this future club for now, since it won’t be happening for awhile, but the reason I wanted to tell you about it now (besides that I’m excited about it) is that there is only one week remaining to get 3-month subscriptions to the current version of the quick knits club! If you love the physical packages, grab a membership now for the last 3 months – June will be a Traveling theme (yay for summer road trips!), and July + August are yet to be announced, but I’ll be sure to make the last couple months extra awesome for sure! Starting June 2nd, you’ll be able to get a 2-month subscription for those last 2 months, and then in July you’ll just be able to sign up for the August club alone… and in August you can start signing up for the new club.
(those photos above were from old clubs, now moving on to May’s package…)
You already saw a chunk of May’s Home Decor club package, but here is everything that each member included (above), and the yarn – I Feel Like Going Home and To Go Home:
Which are used to make the Stuffed Ball Cord Pull and Garter Strip Light-switch Cover:
Everyone’s package included a standard switch plate to use with the knit cover, and I stuck an extra bonus idea in the pattern pdf, for this fitted cord pull cover:
The extra goodies were half of a record album cover, 2 book pages, 1 of them with 2 stamped designs added, and 5 reclaimed magnets:
So with the club items, pictured on the left, and some basic craft supplies, pictured on the right…
…members can make 5 custom crafted magnets and a switch plate (or multiple switch plates, or more magnets, or other crafts!):
See my switch plates post for album cover plate how-to, and I’m planning a future post of magnet ideas! It was a fun club month for me, hope you enjoyed it too!