**What's New 2024!**

  • We have landed! In Blissfield, Michigan! Near the Ohio stateline! Stay tuned as we start to renovate and create a space just for us! --Erik

  • from everyone @ Erik Homemade!

Coming soon!

  • Our NEW block-of-the-month mystery quilt! Begins soon! Celebrate YOUR family!

Erik's Mystery Quilt Patterns

From the Back Steps

  • 2024! We are still around! Life has been super busy! Finding new digs and restoring a historic train depot that we will call home to our design studio! Bear with us as life takes this new and exciting turn! We plan on refreshing this space as well!

Projects! From Our Readers

  • Lucille's 'George Bailey' Star Block
    Click here to see what great things our readers are making from our projects!

Ben Franklin Blocks! From Our Readers

  • Benjamin Franklin Mystery Bonus Block 3 alternate
    Click here to see our readers BF Mystery Blocks!

Our Susannah! Quilts! From Our Readers

  • Kathy S's Susannah! Quilt
    Click here to view photos of our readers Susannah! Quilts

Christmas 2010 Mystery Quilts! From Our Readers

  • Joanna P's Christmas 2010 Mystery Quilt
    Click here to view photos our readers have sent us of their Christmas 2010 Mystery Quilt!

Scrap Pile Mystery Quilts! From Our Readers

  • Ruth C's Scrap Pile Mystery Quilt
    Click here to view the Scrap Pile Mystery quilt photos our readers have sent us!

  • Rolling through NW Ohio, SE Michigan...and points beyond!

Erik's Tip

  • Cut a quick template from contrasting scrap fabric to make trimming a breeze! The fabric sticks to the piece you are trimming and makes it easy to turn the pieces on the cutting board!

  • Click here

Bless This Little Kitchen (recipe blog)

My Fabric Stash, one day at a time (photo-calendar blog)

  • [Our house] had a heart, and a soul...we were in its confidence, and lived in its grace... Mark Twain

Recipes Feed

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Erik's Calendar

  • River Raisin Festival
    11-13 July 2024 Ellis and Bachmayer Park along the River Raisin in Blissfield, Michigan!
  • Blissfield Michigan BICENTENNIAL!
    27 and 28 July 2024 Events throughout the Village of Blissfield
  • Antiques in Autumn
    Flea Market and Fall Festival, 10-4pm 21 September 2024, Lane Street, Downtown Blissfield, Michigan
  • Yuletide Cheer
    Christmas and Holiday events, 8-9-19 November 2024, Downtown and throughout Blissfield, Michigan
  • 'Speaking of Family'
    In the works! A NEW block of the month project announced! More information to come! We are finalizing things for you!

Tasty Summer Recipes

  • Crunchy Sauerkraut Slaw (Super Easy)

  • Beefy Sweet Pickle Bites (Easy)

  • Marinated Tomatoes (Easy)

  • Barbeque Pork (Slow Cooker)


  • Benjamin Franklin Mystery Quilt. Click here for the latest information and patterns posted to date!

  • Our Susannah! Quilt. Click here for the entire set of instructions and pattern

  • Christmas Mystery Quilt! Click here for the entire pattern

  • Scrap Pile Clean-up Mystery Quilt! Click here for the entire pattern

Benjamin Franklin said:

  • "Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight."--

How to Share Erik Homemade!

  • Tweetin', Tootin', and good ol' word of mouth!

More Somethings to Make!

  • Faux Leather Picture Frame! ($ Store Craft)

  • Quilt Block Magnets! (Fuse Beads)

  • Clothespin Memo Clips! ($ Store Craft)

  • Recycled Coffee Can Bag Dispenser! (Recycle Craft)

Photo Tutorials!

  • 1 Yard Tea Towel! (Easy Sewing)

A Growing Site from Erik Homemade!

  • Take a peek!

Little French Goose

  • How-to, Why, and What For!: click here

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