The newest trend in quilting and in crafting that has really caught my eye has been wool.
I keep buying wool dyed pretty colors, and keep meaning to make some wool appliqued wallhangings or a nativity scene, but haven't done it yet.
In Houston at the International Quilt Festival, there was a booth that sold little balls made of wool. They were hard like marbles, not fluffy like pompoms. I just had to buy some. Look at all the cool things you can make with them:
Now I probably have enough woolen fabric and wool felt and the little balls to make every project on these four pictures. Daughters-in-laws: Do you want to have a craft day with me?