Thursday, 16 February 2017

Small Doily....

Well, probably just a coaster really.  The lace is a couple of inches wide but the centre is about the size of a coaster. I'm going to find a small bit of fabric and sew the lace onto it.

It measures 5.5 in across and the centre is about 2.5 in wide.
Made in size 20 thread.



It was a beautiful sunny spring day when I finished it so I couldn't help going outside to photograph it in the sunshine, next to one of the first daffodils of the new year.



... and on top of a crochet blanket I've been working on.
I always like pink and green together.


I'm making good progress on that particular blanket.
I have finished all the squares (victorian lattice square by Destiny Wymore)
and am now working on the border.
Looking pretty with the sun streaming in through the window...



And lastly I made a start on another tatting project.
Not got very far yet but here's my beginning.
I like the shapes already.
More about this in the next post.



Best wishes,
Frivole

13 comments:

  1. Very pretty! I agree... the pink ad green do look nice together. That's a beautiful afghan pattern! Are you working on a square motif? I seem to have squares on the brain these days. :-)

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    1. Yes! Well spotted Diane, it is a square (I always have square on my brain I think!) :-) Just published the next post that shows more of it.

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  2. Makes a lovely tatted frame. Your blanket looks good too. Isn't it early for daffodils?

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    1. Daffodils do start quite early in our part of the world... We get snowdrops in January and then daffodils and crocuses are not too far behind. :-)

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  3. It's a very lovely start. I'm looking forward to the finish. = )

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  4. Beautiful doily, lovely blanket and I wonder what you are tatting with the lovely colour and start of whatever

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  5. Your small doily is so very beautiful!!!! I love that fascinating design!! :)
    Your green blanket is stunning!!! :)
    Can't wait to see your finished project!! :)

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  6. Every is very beautiful and the coaster is so pretty I love this design ­čî╣

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  7. Ihr kleines Deckchen ist wundersch├Ân geworden. Die gr├╝ne Decke ist auch wunderbar.
    Bin schon auf das neue fertige Projekt gespannt

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  8. How beautiful the lace has turned out !I can see a mirror in the center of that lacy frame ;-)
    Quelle patience on that blanket !

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  9. Beautiful pink doily :) I create tating too :) please, visit my blog needlework100.blogspot.com

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