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Hi. I live in Spain with my partner. I am retired and LOVE it. I love life here but I do miss my family back in the UK, two sons and three sisters and my Mum. Crafting is my life, I do something every single day. In the past it has helped me get through some bad times in my life. One such bad time was when my first grandson died aged just 14 months. He had been born 8 weeks prem but was very healthy and was growing into a beautiful, bonny boy. It was such a shock when the call came. A day never passes when I dont think of him. I am now Nanna again to grand daughter, Hollie, born July 2012, and Tess born March 2016. This is my younger son and his partner. I now have another Grandson, Noah, born Nov 2013 to my elder Son and they have a daughter, Aurora, born March 2015. Thanks for visiting and I hope you enjoy my makes. Please leave a comment so that I know you have visited me. xxxx

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Monday, 4 April 2016

Crochet Doilies

Good Morning All
As I have been doing alot of Shabby Chic Altered items, I thought I would get crocheting again and have been making alot of these.
I do watch out for doilies when I go in the local charity shops but they seem to be very few and far between here.


The beauty of them is that I can make them as big or as little as I like.

It keeps me busy at night while watching TV, as I cannot sit and do nothing.


The one at the bottom, I sprayed with Mica powder in water just to see what it would look like!!!!

You will no doubt see these as they appear on my projects over the coming months.
My hook and cotton will be in my suitcase on Wednesday, keep me busy while in UK. 

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And here she is - Tess with big sister Hollie

xxxxx
Wendy L

15 comments:

  1. Lovely photos of Hollie and Tess, enjoy your trip to see them Wendy. Super crochet as well.

    B x

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  2. Tess is lovely, super photo's of her with her big sis Wendy! A lovely little family. Love your crochet doilies too, so pretty - you will have to run residential courses as I want to learn!!! Jx

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  3. Super pics of your family! I watch very little TV but I am like you, I find watching TV wastes so much time. I have to be doing something else at teh same time - sewing, crochet etc. Lovely doileys. Christine x

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  4. Very pretty doilies Wendy, and the photos are gorgeous.
    Lorraine x

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  5. Lovely doilies Wendy and gorgeous photos too :-)

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  6. Hi Wendy. You just kniow how much I love these doilies and they look so good on your projects.
    Such cute photos. Hollie looks like you in the bottom photo. She is one proud sister. Hope the packing us going ok.
    Love Val x

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  7. Your crochet doilies are beautiful! My Nana used to make these and I wish she had taught me how to make them too! So delicate and beautiful! Tess and Hollie are both beauties!! Congratulations!~

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  8. Lovely granddaughters. Love the doilies. One thing I cannot do is crochet. Have tried.

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  9. Hi Wendy,
    oh your doilies are so very lovely.
    Fab idea spraying them with mica.
    I forgot I was supposed to be showing you my boxes on Friday made with my doilies.

    Your photos of your Grand Children are wonderful.
    They look so beautiful.
    I bet you can't wait to see them, as you can't beat a Nanna's cuddle.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  10. Hi Wendy, beautiful photos of your Granddaughters, bet you cannot wait for those cuddles.
    Beautiful crochet dollies, will look beautiful on your cards.
    Pam x

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  11. Morning Wendy, sorry missed your blog yesterday, don't know why !! . Beautiful crochet. You're like me in that I can't just sit and watch to, I need to be doing something too. Looking forward to seeing what you do with theses. Photos are gorgeous. X. Janice xx http://Createdbyjan.blogspot.com

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  12. these are beautiful, Wendy! Lovely photos of your granddaughters. hugs, de

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  13. Hi Wendy, fabulous doilies I am off to Australia this morning going to try and get crochet hook on plane to keep me busy if they take it not much of a loss but will get one when there don't know if I'll have time to crochet but just in case, I managed to get about 12 in our local charity shop last week a great find(20p each) have a great time with John he says you are giving him a hand at Ally Pally. your granddaughters are gorgeous enjoy your time with them
    Nancyd xx

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  14. Hi Wendy
    I can only crochet in a straight line lol!
    Beautiful photos of the girls. Hollie looks so proud, bless her.
    Ang x

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