Working with thread is my first love in crochet and stitching this dainty thread heart was pure joy. I combined a center rose with a lacy style of Bruges Lace to create just the look I hoped for. Lacy, girly, pink, flowery, and beautiful. This heart can be used to embellish linen but I’d love to hear what you’d do with yours!
Using mason jars to organize your home is a great way to keep buttons, cotton balls, to even dry beans in the pantry. Decorate and embellish those jars with crocheted covers. In this version, dainty clusters provide texture and make for a lovely pattern repeat. Adorn with a crochet rose and leaves, or as desired!
Our pretty thread candle holder cover stitches up quickly and is so pretty for Valentines, Mother’s Day, and Easter. Set a romantic table with a couple of these lovely candle holders!
Valentines conjures up lacy hearts for me. And this heart is so pretty and versatile you could embellish linen or even mold the hearts to add to garlands, wreaths or chain them together for a Valentine garland all unto themselves!
Start with this, add that and finish up with… and presto, a beautiful doily is what you end up with. Well it’s almost like a blog hop and design improv at the same time. And what fun, what beautiful results…
Larger crochet patterns need more time, so I decided to put together a round up of larger or more time consuming free Christmas patterns. And the best part is, not only are they free, but you still have enough time to get them stitched!
As part of the Facebook Group, Designers Potpourri, we’re stitching an angel for Christmas! Week 4 instructions for our angel are now posted!
For the avid “threadie” crocheter! The perfect way to keep your ball of thread close at hand so it doesn’t twist or kink!
A couple days ago, I shared a free crochet pattern for a beautiful thread coaster designed by Rebeckah Ferger of Rebeckah’s Treasures. This lovely coaster will not only protect your furniture from rings, but will add elegant beauty to your home décor!
Stitch up a passel of ghost lollipop covers and place in a setting! They’re fun grouped together and the kids will get a kick out of their Halloween ghosts!
Stitch up a spook-tacular bookmark for one of the little ones in your life for Halloween! Worked in filet, this cute bookmark says; “boo” and the tassel ends with a not-so-mean looking spider!
It’s been such fun designing this doily with everyone working just behind me. Not even I know exactly where I’ll be going with this project which makes it a mystery for everyone! Come join me for part 4 (the final section) – now posted!
I just think mandalas are fun to stitch. No wonder they’re therapeutic; the gradual change of color and texture calm the nerves and relieve stress. Stitch up a sun catcher or…
What better way to keep the bugs out of your drinks than with a pretty crochet cover accented with beads. And the beads have just enough weight to keep the cover in place. Enjoy outdoor living with a pretty textured, beaded cover!
This sweet tiny thread butterfly is ideally suited for a paperclip bookmark for your day planner or journal and can be accented with a bead center if desired. Using size 20 or 30 thread, one could even make butterfly earrings. How cool is that!
Stitch up a fun tie that dad can actually use – as a bookmark! Using the spider web stitch to accent the bottom of the tie – ahem, bookmark, dad can use this all year long.
I designed this pineapple swan for my mom quite a few years ago. She loved fridgies and had quite a few of my designs plastered on the fridge. Fond and precious memories that will last me a life time.