Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Creative Time

Ever since I visited Creative Carmalina's blog, I have rekindled my love of crochet
I cut a square of cotton fabric scrap and crocheted a little border around the edge.

It's not perfect, but hey, I'm having fun, don't you just love to fiddle with bits and pieces,
not knowing how, or what you are actually making. Just making it up as you go along.
                                 Don't you just love to spend some time just playing?

  This is what I have been doing just recently, playing in my sewing room. I love the time I can play quietly in my very own little space

I purchased this sweet little doily at Vinnies for $3, it came with the Semco pattern and stamped with the design.  I crocheted around the edge through the pre existing holes.

 Then embroidered over the stamped design.Not complicated embroidery,just simple stitches a child can do.  Sometimes it's nice not to have to think too hard, just enjoy the simple stuff.

 Our granddaughters like a bit of sparkle , so I painted and decorated this letter K to add to one of their Christmas stocking.  I just glued on some ribbon and a few heart shaped stick on diamente's.
I will be making more of these in their initials.

                                        Remember the frame I made from my lace doily stash

Well I thought the frame needed a little bling, so I managed to find these little stick on
diamente's at Cheap as Chips for $3 a sheet,
 I think they add that little bit of sparkle that I love.

The finished little doilies.

What have you been making in your very own space lately?
Time for a nice cup of tea, why don't you join me. xx


Terra said...

You have a lot of talent for embroidery and other crafts, I can see here. My talents are for my garden and writing books and articles; our different gifts make the world go round, right?

Shabby chic Sandy said...

I have always wanted to learn to do that. Is it anything like tatting? I have wanted to do that too. I have thought about taking a class at JoAnns. I am just always so busy! The projects are lined up I hate to add to it. Yours looks beautiful (that you are working on) Thanks for sharing! My project of late is I am trying to make a tree out of ruffles. Great idea but its taking forever!

Marijke van Ooijen said...

Ohhh...what a lovely and nice post!
This is so beautiful!


Ginger Zuck said...

Everything is so cute. You are so crafty. I wish I could crochet, but not a lick! Love the "K". Everything is so pretty.

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Wow, this is great Jeanette! I am always appreciative at those who can sew, knit, crochet...I so wish I could. :) I think you have inspired to get started on learning something new when it comes to fabric and making something out of it. Thank you for sharing!


Ana said...

Hi Jeanetteann,
Sure does sound like you've been having fun creating...Great projects...Love the finished doilies...And love the bling on the frame :-)

Hugs and Kisses,

Anonymous said...

Your work is lovely! I am so happy to have been your inspiration! That in turn inspires me...and spurs me on to greater creative missions!

Thanks so much!

ciao bella

creative carmelina