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Cadmium_Red
« on: July 04, 2007 04:10:18 AM »

Hi Everyone!

Here is my Tiara celebrating my love of crochet! Cold because I am FREEZING at the moment and Dark because, well, it's black! Made using black crochet cotton and a size 2mm hook, a lot of starch and secured with a bobby pin at either end. I think I might actually wear it out of the house! Thanks for looking and to all the ladies on the crochet board who never fail to inspire and encourage!


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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2007 04:16:33 AM »

That is so awesome! I would totally wear one of those.
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« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2007 04:46:21 AM »

that is so cool!!!!!! I would have never have thought of crocheting (even though i can't but anyway) I mean wire and beads popped into my head, not crochet, and yet yours is B-E-A-utiful!!!!!!!!
Love it!

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« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2007 04:55:17 AM »

So delicate-looking and sturdy-looking at the same time... excellent!
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« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2007 05:09:24 AM »

Beautiful - Selkie
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« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2007 07:22:55 AM »

WOW.  I bow down at the feet of the Crochet Queen.  I am truly inspired.  You said you used black crochet cotton?  What brand is it?  How did you do your starching?
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« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2007 07:34:32 AM »

fuji.mama- Thanks!!! The crochet cotton I used has lost it's band, I'll try and find out what it was! The starch it I used is called "Robin", powder one in a box, the instructions said to mix about 1 tablespoon to 3 1/2 cups boiling water but I only used 1 cup, let it sit in there for a bit, squeezed it out and pinned it out on a two litre plastic coke bottle and dried it with a hair dryer! I think it could do with a bit more starch though, I think I'll try a spray one, this is the first time I've ever starched anything so there are probably better ways to do it!
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« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2007 07:42:29 AM »

oh that IS lovely!  *admires it* It looks like something fit for any queen. <3
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« Reply #8 on: July 04, 2007 10:24:01 AM »

That's so beautiful! How long did it take you?

Starching - if you have something that won't melt like a Coke bottle, that you can wrap around, it works well if you spray & iron dry, spray & iron. Maybe if you have a glass vase in that size? If you do that though, make sure you're doing it in a non-carpeted area. Since not all of the starch you spray will end up where you want it, you may end up with a puddle on the floor :\
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« Reply #9 on: July 04, 2007 10:43:50 AM »

You should wear it out its really great.
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