Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Crochet Doily Garlands



 
 
As the weather is still so cold and I haven't ventured into the garden except to mow the lawn and have a bit of a clear up, I have been indulging myself in crochet, doily garlands
I got the doily pattern from here, I know lots of you have already made gorgeous coasters from this pattern.Then I added a crochet chain to hang as a garland.
This is the first one I made, I added little crochet flowers to the centre.

Now I've made some in lilac, I've had this little idea in my head for a while, to applique hearts in the centre,





 I backed them with felt for firmness as I thought they might wrinkle up if I just backed them with Bondaweb Just tested them hanging above our bed. I still haven't finished the floral wall, it's an  ongoing project, like so many progects I start! Nearly there though!


I do love finding vintage prints for the wall, the inspiration came from this fabulous book  by the talented Selina Lake. A lovely book that I dip in and out of all the time!
I've also made a few brooches






 and some yo-yo embellishments
As I have been writing this post the Sun has popped it's head out for a while, best make the most of it then!
Have a lovely day
Rachel x

10 comments:

Zoë Power said...

They look fab, Rachel! And I just love your purple wall with all those florals - such a happy uplifting colour - your happy wall - I think everyone should have one :)

Vintage Sheet Addict said...

Love, love, love them! :) x

vintage grey said...

So beautiful and I love the hearts in the middle!! Your brooch is gorgeous!! xo Heather

Madelief said...

Love your floral garland and your wall with vintage paintings!!!!

Happy evening!

Madelief x

Ladybird Diaries said...

I really love your doily garland! So very pretty.
M xxx

Susi said...

They are so pretty!!! :) xo

Helen Philipps said...

I soooo love your pretty lavender garland! The little applique hearts are so cute and the colours are gorgeous!
Helen x

Sandra said...

I just love your lavender coloured crochet doily garland. It goes so well on your wall as well! May I ask which pattern you used for this garland? It's so pretty.
Greetings, Sandra

Cheryl said...

Your blog is beautiful, I love your little doilies :) xx

Marilyn S, said...

Is it possible you can make your font color darker, I find it quite difficult to read! and perhaps larger? Trust me, it's not just my age, although that's a part of it. Yuo have a lovely blog and I'd love not to have to (reluctantly) stop reading it!
Marilyn S.

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