I felt like naming this doily “surprise by design” because what you see now is as far as I’ve gotten for part 1 of this CAL. Sometimes surprises are so much fun and who knows where this mandala doily will end (or where!)… but that’s half the fun isn’t it! Come join me while we crochet together for a pretty Mother’s Day gift for someone special! Please note, the first set of instructions won’t be published until the date shown below.
This week focuses on my pick for the Top Five Friday Finds in crochet sweets! We’re talking desserts and do these look scrumptious enough to eat. From eclair to donuts and the best part of all, they’re calorie free!
Embellish your crinolines with any of these sweet accessories! They are also so cute on the fridge as magnets and they make wonderful gifts for mom too!
This week focuses on my pick for the Top Five Friday Finds in women’s lacy shawl patterns! From pineapple sheer lace to a beautiful lacy spider web design, all of my five picks are tops in my book!
Saturday mornings are the best days for us to have a nice breakfast or brunch. You can relax, take your time and if it’s a beautiful day, eat outside soaking up the sunshine and fresh air.
This new little Duckling Easter basket would be ideal for toddlers in celebration of Easter. A sweet little duckling sits on the back half appearing as if he’s holding the basket right in his lap! Why not surprise a youngster or even a loved one residing in a rest home with this adorable basket filled with goodies. Week 3 instructions now posted (a day early)!
There are so many wonderful ways to display crochet but one of my favorites is “doubling” up! All rules are meant to be broken right? In my book, if you like the way it looks, then that’s all that counts!
Stitch up a frilly ruffled thread candle ring to accent your candles or table lamps to perfection! The ring works up quickly and easily. Frills, thrills and more!
This week focuses on my pick for the Top Five Friday Finds in butterflies! There are so many beautiful crocheted butterflies out there that deciding on only five was difficult! You’ll find these not only beautiful but creative and fun! Let’s go…
I’ve seen this style before but never tried it. I have to say; I’m hooked – pun intended.
Stitch up a fun Easter bunny towel ring for the kitchen or bath! These towel holders are worked so the towel can be interchanged easily and removed for laundering. A fun and creative way to decorate for the holidays.
This week focuses on my pick for the Top Five Friday Finds for ladies beanies! Beautiful accessories with texture, color, and flair that is a must have for every woman!
If you find yourself with little time for a meal and even less time to fix it, these sandwiches are great. If you’re dieting, maybe not the best meal but how can you say no to cheese, avocado, bacon, and chilies!
After seeing the crochet Bee stitch, I was obsessed. In fact, I’m designing a potholder using a variation of this stitch in cotton yarn. But for now, with spring upon us, Easter around the corner – well these are only fitting! Dress your table and have fun with a stitch (that I’ve slightly tweaked)…
This week focuses on my pick for the Top Five Friday Finds for Easter bunnies! These cute projects feature a bunny bag, stuffed bunny, a cup cozy, a jar cozy and well, you’ll just have to see for yourself!
I love the mornings especially when the sun’s rays spill through the shutters in our family room and flood the kitchen with sunlight. It reminds me of the song, Here Comes the Sun; and I feel the excitement of the birth of a new day.
Here we go – Battle of the Stitches, Round 13! I love spring for its new beginnings, in life and in general! I tend to think of flower blossoms, the scent of jasmine as it permeates the air, birds singing and calling to one another, pastels and celebrations. Celebrations like Battle of the Stitches, Round 13 Blog Hop Event!
Crinoline girl doilies are so much fun to crochet. Why it’s almost like adult doll dress up – right? It’s so much fun to crochet the skirts and embellish these beauties to our heart’s content. But then what do you do with them…