Archive for March, 2009


• Crocheted hearts garland

crocheted-heart-garland-progress

I’m, almost there: the flowers are attached to the hearts, and the string is half way finished. Hopefully I can show you the completed garland this wednesday. I thought I could finish it today, but I found out that crocheting the string is more work than it looked like… I have already selected the next crochet […]

7 Comments March 22nd, 2009


• Felt cover for baby album

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The grape hyacinths (blauwe druifjes) have finished blooming. I replaced the little blue flowers with this assortment of buttercups (ranonkels) I placed them beside my bed, and every time I open the bedroom door, a smile apears on my face. Today I also finished an order for a felt covered baby album. From time to time I get an […]

2 Comments March 18th, 2009


• Pin Cushion of the Month Club

pincushion-of-the-month

Half a year ago I submitted to the Pin Cushion of the Month Club. Each month for seven months you receive a package with fabric, haberdasheries, a handmade pin and off course a pattern, to create a pincushion. Till a few days ago, I didn’t start on any of those…. but here you can see […]

2 Comments March 15th, 2009


• Spring is in the air

crocheted-house-2

Today I felt the energy to create again, jippee. I picked up an old WIP project, and it’s almost finished now. Two more bushes with flowers have to be attached, and then I will have my own piece of ‘art’ to brighten up my studio. I also started a new project, again inspired by Lucy […]

7 Comments March 11th, 2009


• Crochet inspiration

crocheted-jar-cover

I find crocheting very relaxing, sometimes even like meditation when you just have to count and don’t have to do complicated stuff. And when I work on flowers or other small things, I love the instant result you get.  Today I crocheted this cover for a Bonne Maman jam jar, I even started with a […]

6 Comments March 6th, 2009

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