Switching to Etsy

Hello, Folks, I'm currently switching to Etsy, so stop back often and see what I've added. If there was something you had an eye on, it's probably still available, so click over to my Etsy shop, or contact me and ask! To view details about doilies, click on the link in the post; that will take you to the Etsy listing. Thanks for shopping.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Hand Crocheted Doily in White and Purple

This elegant doily has a well-defined circular pattern, white with purple interspersed. The final rounds are of shell stitches, with a tiny round of purple, edged again in white with picots at the points.

Color: White with Purple
Size: approx. 10"

PLEASE NOTE: items in photos other than doilies are not for sale.

Hand crocheted with 100% cotton.


Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Yellow Flower Center Doily

Red Floral Center Doily

Etsy Listing

This doily is a daisy-like flower with a uniquely scalloped edge. The bright red is perfect for any time of of year, but especially for Christmas or to brighten up the winter "drear".

Size: about 9.25"
Color: Red

PLEASE NOTE: Items in photos other than doily are not for sale, and not included.

Wagonwheel Fantasy Doily White with Pink Variegated Edge

Etsy Listing

This doily, resembling a wagon wheel in imagination, is extremely versatile. This doily is one from a pattern I "fixed" to my liking, creating my own pattern. A very nice doily for everyday use or special occasion. 

Color: White with Variegated Pink.
Size: about 8.75 in.

PLEASE NOTE: items in photo other than doily are not for sale and are not included.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Switching to Etsy

Hi, folks! I'm currently switching my doilies over to Etsy. I plan to re-post with links to the listings as I get them up, but I'm not in too much of a hurry at this point, so plan to open the shop in about a month. Most of the ones still on here are linked to my Sweetly Modest Etsy shop, and available to order through there.

If there are any doilies you are looking for, let me know and I can post them for you to buy.

Meanwhile, thanks for your patience as I totally re-do everything here.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Americana Star Doily

Example of use.
Patriotic Star Doily is hand crocheted with red, white and blue varigated thread, 100% cotton. Great for Americana theme decor, or special for 4th of July or Memorial Day decor.

Size: 12"

White Scalloped Chains and Clusters

Scalloped Chains and Clusters vintage type doily

This mid-sized doily, made up of chains and clusters (hence the name :-) ), is one of the prettiest, in my opinion. The very center is a small, cute flower, surrounded by a ring of clusters and a solid ring of stitching; the outer edges are a scallop. Easily used with something in the center, off-set to show center, or just to cover an otherwise empty space; very versatile. This one takes quite a bit of time to make, so it is a little more expensive for it's size, but well worth it. Hand-crocheted from 100% cotton.

Example of use.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Hand-crocheted Placemat, Table Runner, or Doily

This doily is a taylor-made piece. It can be made as a rectangular doily, as place-mats or extended to the length you need for a table runner. A lovely creation, everyone who has seen this on our dining room table has loved it.

Size: about 17.5" wide (for table runner)
About 17.5" x 11.75" (for doily or place-mat.)
  • Placemat or doily: $16.00
  • Table Runner: dependent on the length.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Happy New Year!

New Year’s Day…A day to look back and praise God for his many mercies, and to look forward in expectation of his grace.
One of my favorite hymns is “Another Year Is Dawning”, and I thought I’d share it with you. Take time to read and reflect on these words that Francis Havergal wrote.

Another Year Is Dawning

Another year is dawning!
Dear Father, let it be,
In working or in waiting,
Another year with Thee;
Another year of leaning
Upon Thy loving breast;
Another year of trusting,
Of quiet, happy rest;

Another year of mercies,
Of faithfulness and grace;
Another year of gladness
In the shining of Thy face;
Another year of progress,
Another year of praise;
Another year of proving
Thy presence all the days;

Another year of service,
Of witness for Thy love;
Another year of training
For holier work above.
Another year is dawning!
Dear Father, let it be
On earth or else in heaven,
Another year for Thee.
— Francis Ridley Havergal

Have a blessed year with Jesus!

Friday, October 2, 2009

"Patchwork" Aprons

A cute, comfy and practical apron with a nice crafty country look.

This apron is bibbed with a gathered skirt and large, servicable

pockets. Ties are at waistband. This pattern offers maximium

coverage, which I really like.

Currently out of stock; special order available at no extra cost.

Monday, April 20, 2009

A Light Thru the Darkness; a book of poetry

Finally Here! The Lord has allowed me to write a nomber of poems and my family and friends have encouraged me to have a book printed. These are all inspirational poems. It is now available and here is the title poem, to give you a sample.

A Light Thru the Darkness

A lighthouse in darkness, shining so full and bright,
Is Jesus my Saviour, my Strength, Guide and Light;
Thru the shadows of troubles and deep shades of night
This Light shines with comfort always in my sight.

Tho dark be the trials, yet Jesus shines thru.
Tho hard be the climbing my strength He renews.
Tho the river o'erflows me and comforts be few
This Light shines on surely, bringing hope to my view.

Thru deepest depression or thru trouble and fear
This Light shines so peaceful, so steady and clear.
In my troubles and trials He always appears;
This Light guides me on to His side ever near.

A Light thru the darkness is my Saviour and Friend,
And He will shine on to the very end;
He will lead me and guide me as Homeward I wend,
And in each situation He will joy to me lend.

(See side for details and picture of front cover.)

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Sunflower Apron

A nice apron, bibbed with a gathered skirt and very servicable pockets.

The print is a dark green background thickly covered with cheery

sunflowers. A great apron for coverage, while making your cooking

experience more pleasant. (A friend of mine says she feels "pretty"

while she cooks during the holiday seasons with an apron of this pattern


SOLD. Feel free to order one and I will make it for you.

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