Thursday, 17 October 2013

CAL Pretty Flower Brooch

Hello to you.
Hope you're all well?
This week I have had some changes in my life. I've got myself a little part time job cleaning and ironing for a family down the road. Prefect timing - just before Christmas!
I made myself a little flower brooch this week.
I've finally managed to treat myself to Cute and Easy Crochet with Flowers.
Here is my lovely new copy.
I wanted to start myself off with a quick project, so I chose the brooch.
The book is full of amazing projects.
Some of which the ladies from the CAL crochet-along are making.
LadybirdDiaries and Chrissie Crafts are making a beautiful hexagon blanket.
 
So I made all the bits first...
Then sewed them together, easy as that.
Here it is on my cardigan! ready for its first outing.
I must say I'm really enjoying joining in with the crochet-along. I really enjoy popping into other blogs and seeing the lovely things they're making.
 

Chrissie Crafts
 
This time my crochet is definitely blooming. Still working on the CK inspired blanket only a few more rows to go now! And then I can get bordering.
Hope that you've all enjoyed a lovely week.
xx 
 
 

24 comments:

  1. I love the brooch, just gorgeous!
    I too treated myself to that book, so many lovely projects, and I have just started joining in the CAL too!
    Enjoy your crocheting, and well done for getting the job - sounds really handy.
    Gill xx

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  2. How nice that you got yourself a part-time job before Christmas. So handy to where you live too! I do think your new brooch is very sweet. Enjoy your weekend. xx

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  3. Very cute flower you have there! Hope that the new job is going well xx

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  4. Lovely job you made of the sweet little flower FB and such a lovely shade of pink - I'm sure you'll enjoy wearing it in various situations.
    Well done for getting yourself a handy job so close to home and Christmas - a nice little bit of pocket-money for you, and a change of routine can be refreshing too; don't work too hard though!
    I'm looking forward to seeing your blanket all finished, cosy and cuddly!
    Take care and have a good weekend.
    Warm hugs, Joy xo

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    1. Hello Joy. Thank you very much. Your right a change to routine can be refreshing. Oh I think I'll be able to keep my blanket up don't worry! I'm on the boarder now nearly finished!
      Hope you've had a lovely weekend looking forward to your next post, see what you've been stitching :) xx

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  5. Your brooch is adorable! Good for you getting a job before the holidays, that was a great idea and if you're enjoying the work, so much the better! Take care.

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  6. Congrats on your new job! Lovely brooch and what a great book too, I really need to learn crochet!! :-) x

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  7. What a lovely flower! That will brighten the greyest of autumn days for sure! I can't wait for your CK ta-dah moment, it's such a fabulous blanket! Good luck with the new job, perfect timing and perfect commute time! Chrissie x

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  8. It's absolutely beautiful!!!!
    I've seen a few crocheted broaches lately and I just adore them. I wish I was good enough to make one!
    I hope you have a great weekend!
    Tammy xx

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  9. Congratulations on your job, you are right perfect time to earn some money lol :)
    Your brooch it's really nice, I have done some broaches before, but I have never wear one, maybe is about time to try

    Have a nice weekend!

    Lluisa x

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  10. Congratulations on the job, and like you say! perfect timing! I love love love your little brooch, it looks gorgeous on your jacket and the colours are really lovely. Think I might have to make one of these, I have a bit of a thing for brooches! A lovely post.
    Marianne x

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  11. Good for you getting a part time job, love your very pretty broach.
    Hugs,
    Meredith

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  12. Congratulations on your job! I will be nice to have extra money at the holidays! I love the brooch. Beautiful!

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  13. The wee brooch is very beautiful.. Hugs Judy

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  14. Ooh well done with the job, and as you said, just the right time of year. Brooch is lovely, very pretty :) xx

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  15. Your brooch is lovely, congratulations on your job!
    Sarah x

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  16. Beautiful brooch, it looks perfect on your cardi. Enjoy the weekend. Deb x

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  17. Love your flower brooch, it is really pretty! Always nice to make small things that you can start to use quickly, in between the blankets!
    Wishing you a happy week.
    Helen x

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  18. Lovely brooch and good luck with your new job x

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  19. That is such a pretty brooch. I may have to check this book out. x

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  20. I love the flowers.I must get back to some crochet but my patchwork is taking all my time at the moment.
    Briony
    x

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  21. Fantastic broach. You really are selling this book to me but I really shouldn't buy anything more yarn related until some of my 25 WIPs are finished

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