Craft Fair Woes

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Craft Fair Woes

A little over a month until my next craft fair! This will be my fourth one in under a year. My first craft fair went very well and I met a wonderful lady who ordered three blankets from me. Unfortunately, the last two fairs have been absolutely horrible and I left both of them early. I think this will be the make or break craft fair for me. I think I will only do craft fairs around the holidays from now on if this one doesn’t go very well. BUT I am going to be optimistic and I’m doing it with my friend this time so at least I won’t become bored this time!

I am all about doilies right now!

Hello April

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Okay so I know that I am 10 days late, but I thought that I would welcome April in this post anyway. In crochet world April is the time for flowers and all things light and springlike! I am so over heavy, warm blankets and chunky scarves. From now until September all you will see is lace, vibrant colors and summer time beauties (except for one more blanket that I have to make by mid-June).

Before April started I finished the second fiesta blanket that I was requested to make. As time went on I absolutely fell in love with it, I wish I still had it!

 

Now for more Summer time crochet things:

I have been making barefoot sandals and doilies like crazy. I’m crocheting another maroon doily right now, which I may give to my boyfriend’s mother as a birthday gift. I’ll post it after I finish, I’m halfway through right now.

Until next time! ❀

Spring Doily

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Spring Doily

First of all: Happy Easter! I hope you all had a very good day. 🐣🐰
Now back to crochet, this is the second doily I have ever made! The first one was a couple posts back and it was pure white. I wanted some color changes this time so I chose pretty spring pinks! I was debating whether to make the last round pink as well, but I’m happy that I went with the maroon. I think it makes it more sophisticated. I’m just about done with it, just one more round!
Here’s some of my progress:

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The pattern is the Wisteria doily from redheart.

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200 FOLLOWERS

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200 FOLLOWERS

This morning I was notified that my blog has 200 followers!! Thank you all so much for taking the time to look at my pictures and comment on them. Being a part of a crochet community means a lot to me, even if I’ve never met any of you. It feels so nice to share the things I make to people who also crochet.
I plan on creating many more things and can’t wait to share them, and to see all of the things you make as well.

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Sending hearts your way β€πŸ’œπŸ’›πŸ’—πŸŒΌπŸŒΉπŸŒΈπŸŒ»

Barefoot Sandals

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Barefoot Sandals

I finished making the white Barefoot sandals that were in my last post. I think they’re so beautiful, I want to keep them for myself!

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I finished them over a week ago but I knew that in order to take nice pictures I needed to give my toes a much needed spring manicure. Although my toes do look nice, if I do say so myself, it still feels weird taking a picture of my feet! By the way it’s actually a pink nail polish but it looks like red in the pictures.

You can find the pattern at:Β http://divinedebris.com/kayla-barefoot-sandals/

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Today and tomorrow are going to be 60 so its definitely starting to feel like summer over here!
You can find more photos on my instagram: kkateamber

I hope your day is warm too🌞

Updates and News

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Updates and News

I just signed up to participate in my second craft fair, I’m very excited! It’s on June 11th so I have plenty of time to make things, since I have next to nothing right now. I’ve been creating a whole pinterest board of what to make. Barefoot sandals, coasters, table mats, centerpieces, baby clothing, and mason jar covers are all on that list πŸ˜„ If anyone has any suggestions on quick summer things to make let me know, I need ideas!
Here are the Barefoot sandals that I started. I never realized how gorgeous they are. Isn’t lace so beautiful?

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And as someone suggested on my last post, I decided to put both of the CAL blankets together to show the difference in colors.

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The one on the right is from a few years ago. I like them both but I’m definitely happy with the brightness in my blanket. πŸ˜†
Have a good Friday!!

New Blanket, Old CAL

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New Blanket, Old CAL

The lady I made the pervious blanket for loved it so much that she asked me to make her another one! I made this blanket a couple of years ago in different colors. I call it my Fiesta blanket because it’s oranges, reds, yellows, greens, and browns. It used to be a CAL called the as we go stripey blanket by Hannah Owens, I believe.

Here is the link:Β http://notyouraveragecrochet.com/as-we-go-stripey-blanket/

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She didn’t want any orange in it so I replaced it with maroon, which looks almost black in this picture. I’m trying to balance out the light and dark colors because I don’t want it turning out to be too dark.
I’ll have to upload a better picture some other time since this one isn’t so good.