This doily is called Nostalgia, by Karen Steyskal, a typical style I've seen in my grandmothers' homes growing up. I'm a fan since the pattern is easy and works well in #10 and #3, both shown here. This one is in Opera #10 (Coats & Clark, but discontinued) in a #582 Robin's egg blue. I… Continue reading Nostalgia Doilies for tea
Lucky enough to receive a really pretty tin, it's now holding my floss for a nice little canvas project...
No pattern - These are basically hackey sacks and embellishments were added using crochet, embroidery, felt and wiggly eyes. I tried a few things, so some of the birds in the pics weren’t quite what I was going for but I'm going to just use all the ones with the wiggly eyes. They're my favorites.… Continue reading Angry Birds Sombrero
Made this for one of the mannequins in a miniature LYS I've been making. It's been on hold though for a long time. So many tiny yarn skeins are needed to stock the shelves, but that's another story. Eventually... The shawl pin is 3/8” and the scarf is crocheted with a .4mm crochet hook and… Continue reading Miniature Diamond Exchange Scarf
I just love DMC Cotton Perlé 12 for making miniature pieces. There are so many colors available, you just never get bored. I liked the above photo so much, I framed it for my sewing room. Hooray for cheap wall art.
I decided to make a tiny shawl for one of my dollhouse dolls. Here are a few pictures just for fun.