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Showing posts from May, 2015

Long Time No Post

It's been a while, huh?

I've been spending less free time crafting, lately, putting more focus on working in the yard.  Now that the weather is heating up, though, I suspect I'll be more and more tempted to stay indoors again.  (Yay? (g))

While there's been less crafting, that doesn't mean I don't have anything to share!

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First up, a floral doily.

I found the pattern while looking through some vintage pattern booklets I've been given over the years from my mother and youngest sister.  (I think they found most-- if not all-- of them at a used "book store" run by one of the local libraries.) 

The booklet in question, Star Book No. 64: Flower Doilies, was published in 1949, which I find very neat.  Just a few years after WWII... A different world!

...Anyway, one of the patterns looked very familiar.  "Rose Hot Plate Mat Cover, No. 6401" bears a striking resemblance to one I've crocheted before-- the gorgeous doily another…