Member Since: 04/25/2009

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Re: How to Make an Eco-Friendly Corsage

Lovely & much better than store bought.

Re: Stylish ReFashion

Wow! You are so creative. I love the apron the best. It's stunning.

Re: earrings

Very cute earrings!

Re: a few more things...

I love all of them, but the necklace (4th one down) is outstanding! It gives me ideas about several aluminum rings my daughter just gave to me to use with my crocheted flowers.
Thanks for sharing!

Re: Bedspread quilt

Very nice bedspread with great colors! I also like that you used buth knitting & crochet in the same project.

Re: Vickie Howell Shares Ways to Keep Knitting in This Economy

Unfortunately, for me, finding natural fiber sweaters in thrift shops doesn't work. I live in sunny California, CA (USA) & the wool just isn't there because of our nice weather.

I do have some suggestions of things I've been doing lately though. I bought huge balls (for cheap) of decent bedspread weight crochet cotton in Natural. I've been crocheting a v-neck sweater with it & plan to embellish it with tiny thread flowers & leaves. But before I embellish it I'm going to dye the finished garment myself. It's always cheaper to buy thread in big cones that usually only come in white or ecru. The small balls of thread for the flowers are cheap because I need so little thread for them & I already have some colors in my stash.

I've also been crocheting flowers for a neck-piece from DMC embroidery thread. It's very cheap (US 39 cents) & comes in hundreds of beautiful colors.