First, I made the Petite Pineapple Doily, which measured about 9″ across when blocked. Here is my Ravelry project on the doily, if you need hook sizes and thread used.
I used a thin-wale corduroy that was already in my stash. BONUS! It had a bit of stretch to it, but was still sturdy, which allowed me to do the embroidery sans hoop.
If you are not familiar with embroidery, here are some links to the actual stitches I used: chain stitch (darker green color) and the back stitch (lighter green). Simple stitches, but very effective. It’s a little hard to embroider on such a thick fabric, but it was worth it.
OK – on to the step by step… Read more : Doily Flower Pillow
How about this?
The bride asked family and friends to crochet her a doily. She turned the doilies into her wedding dress. Source: Caloct
Image source: Caloct
Got inspired? Have a lovely day crocheting!
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