Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Vintage Crocheted Pillowcase


I fell in love with the crocheted trimmed pillowcases on the very talented rose hip's blog.   She inspired me with her beautiful and colorful fabrics and yarn to try my hand at adding crochet trim.  

I was surprised when I found a pair of vintage pillowcases in my linen drawer with this pretty tiny purple  flowers pattern and thought they would be so pretty crocheted with purple cotton yarn.  I'm a beginner crocheter and have tried a few times to work with thread without any success.  So for now I work with yarn.  One pillowcase down and one more to go.   

Wish me luck!
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7 comments:

  1. Sandy!!!! Fabulous....
    Love how well that turned out!
    You go girl....Now finish off the other one!
    Have a great weeks end...
    xoxo~Kathy @ Sweet Up-North Mornings...

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  2. Oh, I am sure you will do very well. I am looking forward to see the finished work.;))
    xo
    Zuzana

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  3. It looks so pretty, you have done it wonderfully.

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  4. I so love her crocheted pillowcases too. I have been wanting to do some too. That's on my to do list. Yours look FABULOUS!!!!!! I love the purple. I LOVE your pictures from Disney also. Tinker Bell is soooo cute. You Are Doing Great. On to the next pillow case!!!!

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  5. Looks great! Keep up the good work. The edge is very pretty on the pillowcase. Nothing will stop you now.
    Cheers
    Helen

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  6. Sandy, you did a great job! I've been inspired by rose hip's pillowcases too. It is on my list of to-dos. Keep up the good work!

    I enjoyed seeing your Disney photos. You weren't all so far from me. Yes, we've had lots of gray days this season. Glad you had fun anyway.
    ♥Lallee

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