* doily applique

Posted on April 9th, 2011 by maitreya. Filed under Crafty Review.

Today’s Goodwill finds: some metal rings I intend to use for crochet frames and a 1970s craft book: Creative Crafts and Stitchery.  I pretty much knew I was going to get it as soon as I saw the cover:


My favorite project in it, and I mean that without any irony, is this doily flower applique.  I especially like the leaves.


I almost got a second book that had a pretty great blackwork owl pattern, but I ended up putting it back.

(Ha, just was searching for a good photo of the front cover since my copy is torn, and found out that doe-c-doe and playcait have both posted about this book and also liked the doily applique.  Hive mind.)

2 Responses to “doily applique”

  1. Ariel Says:

    There are tons of these books. Tons.

  2. Rae Says:

    Hahaha, I have that book – I got it from my mothers long forgotten craft book/magazine stash. I think the “Hotel Towels” are the funniest thing in that book! But it’s a nice book to flip through for ideas :)


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