Miniature crochet …

The doll house which will be set in the 1920’s had a perfectly lovely bed in it.. but I thought I’d change it.
I took off the cover it came with and pulled the mattress off the base, I covered this with some linen and fixed it back in place with glue.
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Then I found a lace handkerchief and so as to keep the nice corners I folded it down the middle and laid over the mattress.
This little bedspread was crocheted with some fine wool I found in my mother -in-laws unwanted sewing materials, I thought it might be darning wool but a colleague thought it was sock wool. Either could be correct!
So I found the smallest crochet hook I had – and started a straightforward granny square but just kept going until I had run out of wool! As this was not big enough I used some cream to finish it off.


The pillow was covered in another handkerchief – with lily of the valley embroidered on and then backed with a small piece of crochet.
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Once everything was done I made the bed up and now it’s ready.
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Still along way to go before the house is ready though!

Thanks for reading, Back soon
Rosie

About rosiesartsandcrafts

An avid arty crafty kind of person, I can never leave anything as it was intended, as you will come to see as I post my arty and crafty blogs which follow a self-imposed challenge to create something every week and blog about whatever I've done. I hope my work will inspire your own creations but please note that the text, pictures and artwork are ©rosiesartsandcrafts unless otherwise noted; all rights reserved. The content of this blog may not be copied or used without permission. Projects and layouts may not be copied for submission to contests, magazines, or other publications in any form. For questions or comments please email rosiemiddleton2@gmail.com
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