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1  Thread jar in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General by Marieke B. on: February 27, 2012 06:14:42 AM
I used a jar to make a handy storage for my thread. I always misplace it and when I drop it, it unwinds really quickly. And I can never seem to find a pair of siscors even though I have about 8 of those lying around.







It's also nice as a waxine light holder.


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2  Re: Crochet frames - tutorial in Crochet: Completed Projects by Marieke B. on: January 15, 2012 12:02:41 PM
I made this one for a friend who recently had her bunny put to sleep because he was very ill. I printed the picture on transfer paper and ironed it on white wool felt. I could have printed it on photo paper but I think felt or fabric looks softer. 

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3  Notebook cosy, tea wallet & sunglasses pouch in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by Marieke B. on: January 14, 2012 11:58:13 PM
I made this set for a friend at swap-bot. She likes kawaii, deer and pink. I found this hiddeous/gorgeous fabric and thought it was the perfect match for her. I'm not really into kawaii myself so this fabric would never be my personal choise. But she loved it.

Notebook cosy:





Tea wallet:





Sunglasses pouch (free pattern from stop staring and start sewing blog)



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4  Flower fridge magnets + pattern in Crochet: Completed Projects by Marieke B. on: January 14, 2012 11:51:33 AM
The flower is very easy to make once you understand how to fold the petels. Took me some time before I got it but after that it was peanuts making them.



English notations
Yarn: Schachenmayr Catania (but the pattern works with any kind of yarn)
Crochet hook nr. 3 (Europe)

Chain 6 and close with a slip stitch.

Chain 3, crochet 3 treble crochet in the ring, chain 3.
Turn around
1 tr in first tr, 1 tr in the next 2 tr, chain 3

Turn around

Fold the petal backwards and crochet *1 tr in the ring
3 more tr in the ring, chain 3

turn around

1 tr in first tr, 1 tr in the next 2 tr, chain 3*
fold backwards again and repeat everything between the *

Repeat untill you have 7 petals, close with slip stitch.

Stick a pretty brad through the hole and glue a magnet on the back. Done!

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5  HTC pouch in granny stripes in Crochet: Completed Projects by Marieke B. on: January 12, 2012 02:52:56 AM
I made this based on a sewing pattern from JonaG (stop staring and start sewing blog). I used Schachenmayr Catania yarn and crochet hook 3 (European). I made an inside pouch for extra protection with off white wool felt. Didn't even need to attach it to the pouch. It just sort of clings to the yarn.







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6  Crochet frames - tutorial in Crochet: Completed Projects by Marieke B. on: January 02, 2012 08:59:17 AM
Crochet frames are easy to make. There's a tutorial at the bottom of this page. Hope you'll like it!











These are great for little pictures, cut out (christmas) cards, your prettiest buttons, pretty fabric, cute little charms etc. I want to try one with Zpagetti too, a really big one.

You will need:

Yarn (I used Phildar Coton 3 and Schachenmayr Catania)
Crochet hook nr. 3
Carton
Fiberfill

Pattern:

- crochet a chain of 5 and close with a slip stitch.

- chain 3, and 14 treble chrochet in the ring, close with slip stitch.

- chain 3, 2 tc in every tc, close with slip stitch

- chain 3, 1 tc on first tc, 1 tc in the next, then 2-1-2-1-2 etc. Close with slip stitch.

- chain 3, 1 tc on first tc, 1 tc in the next 2, then 2-1-1-2-1-1-2 etc. Close with slip stitch.

- chain 3, 1 tc on first tc, 1 tc in the next, then 2-1-1-1-2-1-1-1-2 etc. Close with slip stitch.

Now stick your crochet hook in the front loop of the first stitch of the previous round and make a double crochet. Repeat this for every tc, putting your hook in the front loop of the tc's. Close with a slip stitch.

- For the next row decrease every second stitch, close row with a slip stitch.

- Now you choose to fasten off or crochet one more round, 1 dc in every dc.

To give your frame more body use carton and fiberfill to "stuff" it before you put in your photo/card etc.

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7  Shabby chic notebook cosy in Completed Projects by Marieke B. on: September 18, 2011 05:36:58 AM
For a swap-bot swap I hade to make a profile suprise for my partner. She likes shabby chic and notebooks (the paper kind) so I made her a notebook cosy. It felt really weird to stain, bleach and torn it after I made it. A bit scary even because I wasn't sure it would turn out alright. Just in case I'd screw up I made "before" pictures too. But I think it turned out quite nice.













This before the staining, bleaching and torning:



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8  Heart pouch in Completed Projects by Marieke B. on: September 16, 2011 10:48:05 AM
One of my crafty friends is going through a rough time. To show her our love and support, all her crafty friends made her a heart and we all sent it at the same time to her. She received 29 hearts in total! I made her this heart with a pouch with a heart inside.



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9  Plant adornments in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General by Marieke B. on: August 04, 2011 12:05:23 AM
I was inspired by these: http://littlezhandmade.blogspot.com/2011/03/new-plant-dornments.html. I love the things she makes.







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10  More dog collars in Pet-Related Crafts: Completed Projects by Marieke B. on: August 03, 2011 11:22:34 PM
How many does a dog need? My dog Guus has 12...

I just read the last reply on another dog collar post I did months ago. Somebody asked me where I buy the hardware. I shop at etsy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/SewingSupplies.











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