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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. .

Friday, January 29, 2010

Vintage Valentine's Day Gift on Etsy

A wonderful Valentine's gift for the romantic vintage lover, this cherub stands about 2.5 inches tall, three inches long. Lovely detail, stamped "Occupied Japan" on the bottom.


Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Cool Airline Collectible on Etsy

Just listed on Etsy, a six-inch vintage china plate from the old TWA Airlines. From ABCO International, this small plate is part of a series that also features cups and saucers, bowls, and dinner plates. Desired by collectors.


Friday, January 22, 2010

Gold Vintage Bag on Etsy

Beautiful gold vintage handbag, perfect for evening wear, weddings, or other special occasions. Except for a couple of minor problems it's in very good condition and would be a classic and versatile addition to your vintage wardrobe.


Please check my Etsy shop for great vintage and more: www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Vintage Brooch on Etsy

Mod and minimal vintage midcentury brooch in good condition, measuring about 2.5 inches across. Looks great with coats, scarves, jackets, and vintage dresses. Check my Etsy shop for great vintage jewelry: www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Vintage Table Linens on Etsy

Great little collection of vintage table linens in embroidery and crochet. Wonderful for crafting, beautiful embroidery in very good condition. Please check my Etsy shop:

Sunday, January 17, 2010

My Latest Etsy Sale

The colors in this crewel kit are gorgeous. It would be a great addition to a preppy beachside cottage.

Please check my Etsy shop for other beautiful kits and retro crafting supplies.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Cool Retro Listing in My Etsy Shop

Your friend Wendy would love this! I'm presuming it's not from the fast-food place, but some long-ago watering hole. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=38196572

Friday, January 8, 2010

New Item Featured in my Etsy Shop

Check out this great vintage ashtray in my Etsy shop. Measures about eight inches long, would look great in an earth-toned living room. www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Fun New Listing on Etsy

These two crochet books from 1980 are packed with designs for all sorts of cute animals---pets, jungle animals, barnyard critters, even aquatic creatures! Some of the pieces are crocheted around plastic bottles (great for recycling). Christmas designs too, for those of you getting ready for the next holiday season.

A great resource if you love crafting animals. Please check my Etsy shop at http://www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

New Crochet Project for Etsy

This is my current project for Etsy, a trio of thread crochet doilies in Mardi Gras colors of purple, green, and gold. Doily measures about five inches across. I will be listing this set in my Etsy shop soon.


Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Vintage Jewelry Lot Just Relisted

I've just relisted this terrific collection of vintage jewelry and accessories. Items from the 50's thru the 80's----earrings, multi-strand necklace, retro coin purses, hankies, funky keychain. Please check my Etsy shop!


Great items for crafting, collecting, and costuming.

Friday, January 1, 2010

Crochet in the News

Stories about crochet in the international media.

Scottish ex-cons turn their lives around with crochet and other needle arts.

Court throws out forgery claim against fashion house Chanel in case involving crochet pattern.


For traditional thread crochet and great vintage please check my Etsy shop at www.acadiancrochet.etsy.com. Thanks for looking!