A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Something different!

Today I have something different to share with you because I'm certain you're getting pretty tired of seam treatments all the time!  I just finished this crocheted poncho which will be gifted to a friend on her birthday.

It's called the Swirled Motifs Poncho and is a Mary Maxim kit  found HERE
Picture from the Mary Maxim web site

- Sharon Boggon has announced a really interesting project you might like to play along with.  It's called the 2020 Quilt Project and details can be found on her post HERE.   

- There's a cute little sweater pattern HERE.  It's shown on a wee little girl but I don't see why it wouldn't work for boys too.

- There's a ton of free patterns for both knit and crochet HERE.  

- THIS artist does amazing work with denim.

- Sometimes you stumble across something that's so absolutely brilliant and wonder why you didn't think of it yourself.  Have a look HERE to see what I mean!

Because (shhhhh) the sun is actually shining so far today,  your quote is from Joseph Addison..."What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity.  These are but trifles to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable"


Dolores said...

Thanks for the links. That poncho is gorgeous. Lucky friend.

Studio Maywyn said...

The poncho is stunning! Good work. The design is light enough to wear all year long.
Thank you for the links. The yarn organizer is great.

Boud said...

How talented you are! Stitching, knitting, crochet, there's no end to it!

Judy Cooper Textile Images said...

That's a lovely poncho. I'm sure your friend will love it.
Great links too.

Papakura Wesleyan Church said...

Oh wow! that's gorgeous - your friend will love it. Such beautiful lacy crochet round the neck. You are seriously talented!

Janie said...

Great project, lovely work. What a gift!

Createology said...

And today we enjoyed some rain so I really did send you my sunshine. LOL. Lovely crocheted poncho. You always share the best links and the organization yarn idea is Priceless! Always share a smile and it will not only make others feel will feel better too! <3

Kim said...

AND......she crochets as well!! =) Such a beautiful poncho, Mary Anne. LOVE it!!

suziqu's thread works said...

What a lovely job your have done on this poncho. It looks so lovely on the model!
What a scarey story about your friend with the computer getting help with Windows 10. Yes we all have to be suspicious of these do gooders!
Keep up your lovely work with trying different seam stitches - they look great.
I'm trying to set up pages on my blog so I can sell my artwork there. It certainly is not easy but I will persist!!
Take care my friend,\

karen said...

and she can crochet too!! Is there no end to your talents....