The bell sleeve edging on the picture shows machine-made lace, with dainty leaves and flowers in different sizes, but the challenge of DIY is just too strong to resist…
If you’re like me and love the idea of creating your own unique wearables, why not give it a try? All it takes is lots of love, a little patience, crochet thread as thin as you can manage to work with and a 1.75 to 2mm size hook.
Another great idea: simple open lace stitch and lace fan trim combination:
In addition to the graphic patterns on the pictures, here’s two similar stitch ideas that I have in mind:
Oficina do Barrado has some excellent picture tutorials to improvise with, see: floral edging 1 & floral edging 2
For floral sleeves on the first picture, I’m thinking of designing my own variation of the lace, and I mean joining the flowers as separate motifs then somehow fitting in those tiny crochet leaves as well…
Promise to post some pictures as soon as I get down to it, WIPs and all. And, hopefully, also of the finished blouses all neat and pretty !
Summer DIY fun has just begun…
DIY-ers say the end of winter is just the right time to plan and start working on new summer projects.
Well, this boho style shirt or tunic with crochet flowers insert (and, of course, fringes) is a really cute piece of crochet wear which I’m sure many of us would love to add to our summer wardrobe (I know I would ) 🙂
As far as I can tell, the tunic looks a combination of filet mesh + textured crochet, appears quite light and airy and doesn’t seem to use much cotton yarn. There’s no pattern, only these few graphic tutorials from the Russian magazine Журнал Мод, which look quite similar and nice to combine and improvise with. Crochet experts, please enjoy ! Continue reading Hippie Summer Tunic
Original size: 808 x 1196
Springtime High Fashion Inspiration (1591×1596)
You no longer need to learn embroidery to embellish a little girl’s sweater or cardigan – crochet flowers will look just as cute ! 😊
Layered flat flower crochet purse, from the Chinese web.
Crochet petals video tutorial
Super Cute ~ Mini Purse from “Love of Crochet”