I have been completely obsessed with these flowers.
The brilliant thing is they are so quick to make, but the finished product looks really intricate and detailed. I can make about 50 in an evening which is enough for the whole bag or a pillow front (my current project). I think what really excites me is there modular nature - you literally could make anything. Some of the things I have been thinking about are big travel bags, mats, headbands, soft furnishing coverings, totes or even jewelery there must literally be hundreds and thousands of ideas.
After my sneak peak a couple of weeks ago... I finally have the finished product - a handy bag. This is going to be a pill bag for my grandmother – who is a keen knitter and a closet crochet lover, she once told me about two suits her mother crocheted for her that she wore for years and re-dyed every time they were looking a little worse for wear. She loves flowers, and her garden is always a riot of colours! Absolutely stunning!
So these are Mollie Flowers in her honour.
They are also very easy to sew together, I have perfected my technique since the bag and now the flowers sit really proudly and you get the full effect of the puffiness.
This is the first of a coaster set for my summer dining table to bring a little light and life to even the wettest Glasgow summer. I am also thinking about making place mats, although i am a little worried they will get stained – Maybe scotch guard would work?
If anyone is interested I can write up the pattern? I would just love to see what others could do with it? Although you could just whip them up - they are just 6 puff stitches of 6 lengths each in a magic loop with 6 sc