The New look

I had mentioned earlier about the lace collar I was working on; I have attached it to the dress. Have a look

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This dress already had lacy collar but they were machine-made. The little girl rarely wore this dress as she found the dress neck too low as well as wide and was not comfortable with that. I am sure now she is going to wear this often:)
Here is the before look

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WIP

Today I am sharing my wip(work in progress) projects. Normally I prefer to work on one project at a time as that way my focus is only on one work and I can finish on time. But at times I need break from the monotony of the work and I end up having more than one projects in hand.
Right now I am test knitting a tee with beading details on it.

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I got a request to fix a dress for my friend’s daughter; the dress has very deep neckline. So I am crocheting a collar for the same

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Along with these I am working on a crochet top and a five day workshop with kids in my society.
The workshop includes paper folding, cutting to make gift boxes, basic needlework  (running stitches, chain stitches) and to keep kids hooked we have fireless cooking. Till now we made a vegetables sanwich, vegetables salad and fruit cababs (fruits on a skewer). We all are enjoying this and kids even asked why can’t we have the workshop for more days:D

Fandango doily

I have a long queue of dollies in my to do list and when one of groups in revelry started doily-a-long I had to jump in. First, I had been in non productive zone for quite some time and secondly, after my recent thread projects; my hands were itching to do more thread work.
I chose to do Fandango doily which I liked at the first sight. This doily comes from Lilly’s design book no. 201. I got this pattern from celt’s vintage pattern website.

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I was busy with other stuff when I was in the third last row and did misread the pattern. So a mistake in the scallops row and that was repeated all the way around. Because of that mistake I got the points out of the inner set of scallops. Also I could not do the edging row due to the mistake.. I could have tried doing the dc row one more time and then do the edges but it was too much of mindwork for me at that momonent and I decided to stop there.