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Wall Doilies from Vintage Crochet Doilies

Wall Doilies from Vintage Crochet Doilies

June 4, 20130 Comments

Several months ago I saw a room divider featured on the Apartment Therapy website that caught my attention.  The divider was actually a panel of crochet lace done in a heavy yarn.  I was inspired to create a room divider using vintage doilies by sewing the doilies onto brass rings that are typically used for [...]

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Sneak Peak – American Girl Doll T-Shirt Dress Crochet Patterns

Sneak Peak – American Girl Doll T-Shirt Dress Crochet Patterns

June 4, 20136 Comments

Here is a sneak peek of the new American Girl Doll T-shirt Dresses!!!  Aren’t the cute!!!  For years the toddler size T-shirt dresses have been very popular on MaggiesCrochet.com.  Now crocheters can make dolly and me combinations with the crochet patterns that will be available very soon.  We will also be selling the t-shirts.

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Lace Pottery: How it all began

Lace Pottery: How it all began

May 29, 20133 Comments

In 1999 I took pottery at the Center for Creative Arts in downtown Greensboro, NC with my daughter Allison in hopes of spending joyful time with her. No matter what I did I could not get the hang of the wheel. I found it so frustrating. Luckily there was another way. Our teacher showed us [...]

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Maggie’s Creative Journey

Maggie’s Creative Journey

April 29, 20130 Comments

Crochet became Maggie’s first creative endeavor.  Between 1981 and 1996, Maggie spent time designing hundreds of afghan crochet patterns and various home decoration projects for needlework publishers as well as yarn companies.  Her designs have been showcased on television, featured in various books, magazines and leaflets. Maggie’s Crochet was started in 1996 along with the [...]

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Introducing Maggie’s New Design – Owl T-Shirt Dress and Accessories!

Introducing Maggie’s New Design – Owl T-Shirt Dress and Accessories!

April 17, 20130 Comments

Introducing Maggie’s Crochet Owl T-Shirt Dress and Accessories! We recently featured a new crocheted Owl Afghan and Pillow on MaggiesCrochet.com that has become very popular.  Owls are a BIG trend. The adorable afghan features simple owls in the center of each square and is made with worsted weight yarn.  It was brilliantly designed by Kathleen Stuart. [...]

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Crochet Summer Fun: “SPUN” at the Denver Art Museum

Crochet Summer Fun: “SPUN” at the Denver Art Museum

April 16, 20130 Comments

This summer, the Denver Art Museum is opening its newly renovated, wide-ranging textile exhibits and is introducing it to the public through the  “SPUN: Adventures in Textiles” exhibition.  The inspiration for this summer-long exhibit is to draw attention to the museum’s permanent textile exhibits by showcasing it with some very unique textile collections.  We’re especially [...]

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Vintage Potholders

Vintage Potholders

April 9, 20133 Comments

When I try to remember the very first vintage crochet potholder that started my obsession with collecting, I cannot.  I do remember so many thrilling moments hunting through piles of linens and digging through boxes at flea markets, searching online auctions, and strolling through antique stores in search of the next delightful treasures.  Online auctions [...]

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Inspired Design: My Daughter Allison Weldon of Nosilla Vintage

Inspired Design: My Daughter Allison Weldon of Nosilla Vintage

April 8, 20130 Comments

Meet my daughter – Allison Weldon of Nosilla Vintage in downtown Greensboro, NC.  A stylist, freelance interior designer, and lover of all things vintage, Allison’s successful Etsy shop Nosilla Vintage  promotes her artistic eye for pulling together fashionable vintage pieces through her gorgeous photography. Greensboro based photographer Dana Dillenhunt recently wrote and shot a lifestyle [...]

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My Favorite Crochet Designs

My Favorite Crochet Designs

April 1, 20130 Comments

Regardless of what I am designing, I dearly love the process of designing. It is really gratifying when I dream up a new idea and then see that idea come to life exactly how I saw it in my head. Many talented crocheters, pattern writers and staff, help me translate them into reality. My creativity [...]

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Flower Power! – Maggie’s Crochet Floral Bouquet of Dishcloths

Flower Power! – Maggie’s Crochet Floral Bouquet of Dishcloths

March 31, 20130 Comments

Did you know that in Holland during the 1600s that tulip bulbs were more valuable than gold? Or that roses are related to cherries, raspberries, and almonds? How about that dandelions have natural health benefits and contain nutrients such as Vitamin A, C, iron and calcium? Flowers are not only beautiful to look at, but [...]

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