DIY Woven Lampshade

DIY Woven Lampshade

Today we’re making a DIY woven lampshade! You’ll fix up an old metal lampshade with some openwork weaving and a bit of macrame. This is a great way to upgrade an old lampshade and use up leftover yarn. Hang it from the ceiling, flip it upside down and hang it, or use it as a […]

Textile Art Glimpses

Textile Art Glimpses

It’s been a while since I’ve posted – a few¬†glimpses into my latest adventures in textile art¬†are long overdue, I think! Finding new ways to utilize crochet in fiber and textile art is one of my favorite things to do. Here I machine-stitched the edges of a coffee bag and crocheted directly into the burlap […]

Bozena

Posted by on May 27, 2010 in personal project | One Comment
Bozena

This is not the first dress I’ve crocheted, but by far my most favorite. I found this pattern in Doris Chan’s newest book,Crochet Lace Innovations. I love its movement and its hand. The yarn I used to make it is mercerized cotton (Patons Grace) in a vibrant red. The pattern is so forgiving; it fit […]