Yosemite, CA, US

craft interests: crochet, fashion, home decorating, knitting, restyle, sewing, tatting

Member Since: 07/16/2010

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Dress Make-over: Wintery denim to summery pink

Like so many others out there, I am a thrift shop enthusiast.  I like to get a good deal and I like to be creative.  When I thift shop, I look not only at clothing, but at each component...

Bathing Suit Wrap From an Old Towel

Trying to keep a towel wrapped around my wet torso while managing several totes, a drink, and who-knows-what-else is a losing battle.  So I devised this after-swim-wrap to keep me covered and...

Crocheted Mini D'oily

I love old crochet patterns, tiny threads, and itsy-bitsy steel crochet hooks.  This is a Valerie design from the early 1900's, slightly adapted to the heavier thread I used. 

Whimsical Crochet: Wartz the Frog

Wartz is crocheted with worsted yarn, a yarn needle and a size F hook. He takes very little yarn, approximately one to one and a half ounces of green and just a couple yards of black. He has a...

Christmas Crochet: Miniature Ice Skate Ornament

I like old fashioned things, and (in the traditional red) these are so 1950's.  I found lots of patterns for them, but something about each pattern I found was not to my liking.  It didnt...

recent comments

Re: Altered Denim Shirt

Cute, cute, cute!

Re: My Man's Shirt ReMade

You are spot on - the fabrics used in men's clothing are of better quality than even most women's "designer" clothing.
Very inspiring!

Re: Pretty Little Monsters

This is a cute way to use up scraps!