This crochet afghan was created on the diagonal. While in-progress it grew larger and larger, becoming a seemingly immense triangle shaped half square, eventually levelling off to a tidy rectangle. The technique for this blanket is known as Corner to Corner or C2C. It's a simple easy pattern that is definitely worth a go, even for novice crocheters. There are several excellent video tutorials to be found online by searching "corner to corner crochet" and "C2C crochet."
*ACEO (Art Cards, Editions and Originals) or ATC (Artist Trading Cards) are miniature works of art, 2.5 X 3.5 inches (6.4cm X 8.9cm), any subject matter, any medium, the only rule is size.
The softie has overlay in soft yarn netting that highlights patchwork covered in free-motion sparkly stitching. The wings feature decorative stitching, a fun and underused feature of most modern sewing machines. And the spark that brings this bird doll to life are the bead and sequin eyes. She's such a sweet pal, happy to pass the time on desk or shelf.
patchwork birds born in the studio this winter. With raw unraveling edges, this stitched folk art doll is full of texture in shades of chocolate brown, burgundy and mossy green with soft brown wings.