Thursday, May 22, 2008

New photos of some old projects

I was looking for some zippers in my old plastic drawer, when I saw some old crochet projects. I have totally forgotten that I had these...


The heart is a valentine coaster. The tissue pouch is a plain one I just made up, and it wasn't really that good since I had to squeeze in the tissue on the small opening :p


The swatch is actually an attempt to make this cellphone case pattern from DMC.
The coaster is made from scrap rug yarn, and I just found out that it makes a good tawashi.


Some little purses I made incorporating beads into crochet... Pattern for the white cotton one came Crochet Fantasy magazine. I made up the pink one... yarn is acrylic and a bit scratchy.


This is supposed to be a squirrel...I most probably got the pattern from Crochet World magazine. Made of cotton thread, and with so many parts to put together... I was crazy enough to make one :p

4 comments:

  1. That's neat finding things you've made, and/or forgotten about. Tawashi is a dish scrubby, isn't it? It looks like it would work well for that. I have a similar pattern in thread for the heart. My Aunt used to make them and stiffen them then hang a crystal in the middle. Glue some ribbon loop on the top; and hang it from a hook on the window, by the ribbon.

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  2. Hi Tina! Yup the tawashi is a dish scrubber, it became so popular in crochet, with all those cute japanese designs ;)
    I really didn't know why I was making most of the projects I did before...I guess it was all for practice and actually came out for want of anything better to do...

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  3. I've had that dmc phone case for years! I've been meaning to make it, but just never got around to it. :-) The squirrel is cute. :-)

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  4. The beads purses remind me of the purses my sis made....they look exactly the same !!

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