- Acadian Crochet
- Houston and New Orleans
- Welcome! This blog is in support of my online shop, www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com. I enjoy selling unique vintage finds, along with my own thread crochet. You'll find a variety of items in my online shop including doilies, motifs, and potholders from retro crochet patterns, along with nice vintage jewelry, old crafting books, and fun paper ephemera for crafts and collecting. .
Tuesday, December 29, 2009
My latest vintage sale is this wonderful faux pearl and amethyst brooch. For more great vintage jewelry and accessories, along with traditional thread crochet, please check my Etsy shop at http://www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
My latest Etsy sale is this black thread crochet rosary, crocheted with bedspread cotton and a steel hook. Beads are made with the bullion stitch, centerpiece is crocheted disc.
For crocheted novelties and great vintage, please check my Etsy shop at www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Fans of old rotary dial telephones, please check out my cafe press shop for great gear with this black and white image. http://www.cafepress.com/usonia
This lovely vintage table runner would be perfect for an Arts and Crafts bungalow, a primitive cabin, or a groovy little hippie pad. 48 inches long, 17 inches wide.
Monday, December 14, 2009
Saturday, December 12, 2009
The thread color for the flowers is shaded pansy. Many older patterns call for this thread. The flowers are crocheted onto green stems.
Double-sided potholder. Sides are crocheted together with row of flowers.
The Famous Puritan Crochet Book #100 from 1953.
Also has patterns for Grape Doily, Grape Hot Plate Mat, Calla Lily Doily (with amazing 3-D flowers), Pineapple Pincushion, chair sets, and a bedspread.
For traditional thread crochet and more, please check my shop at www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com
Friday, December 11, 2009
These fun thread crochet stars were crafted with triple strands of purple, green, and gold, the colors of Mardi Gras. They measure about five inches across and can be used for motifs, coasters, and decorations. Crocheted with #10 crochet cotton and #00 hook. A great gift for the Carnival reveler on your holiday list.
Thanks for checking out my shop!
Thursday, December 10, 2009
80-year-old crochet artist in suburban St Louis stitches while serving the community:
Volunteers in North Carolina knit and crochet lovely things for charity:
Volunteers in New York knit and crochet hats and scarves for Rwandan orphans:
New York Times story on how crochet and other crafts are used in therapy for mentally ill:
For retro thread crochet and fun vintage finds, check out my etsy shop at http://www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com/. Most items two to five dollars. Thanks for looking!
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Monday, December 7, 2009
Sunday, December 6, 2009
If you enjoy thread crochet and unique vintage finds, please check out my etsy shop at www.etsy.com/shop/acadiancrochet. Thanks for looking!
Friday, December 4, 2009
If you like older thread crochet patterns, you'll notice most call for a hook size 11 or smaller, along with a finer thread.
If you like traditional thread crochet and fun vintage, please check my etsy shop at www.etsy.com/shop/acadiancrochet. Most items two to seven dollars. Make a cool person happy this Christmas!
Thursday, December 3, 2009
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
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- Great Vintage from Acadian Crochet
- My Latest Etsy Sale
- If You Love Rotary Dial Telephones
- Arts and Crafts Style Table Runner on Etsy
- Fun Retro Crafting Books
- A Different Kind of Pansy Doily
- Mardi Gras Stars
- Crochet in the News
- Now on Twitter
- If You Love Classic Knitted Sweaters
- Child's Folk Art, My Latest Etsy Sale
- New Flickr Site
- Thread Crochet with Color
- Tiny Crochet with Sewing Thread
- Thread Crochet in Black
- Tea-Dyed Crocheted Doily
- Beautiful Vintage Jewelry at Acadian Crochet
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