Saturday, March 21, 2009

Before and After

OK, I admit it. I'm a sucker for a makeover. I mean a BIG sucker. Oh yeah- The Biggest Loser, The Swan (remember that one?), What Not To Wear, Extreme Home Makeover...I've seen them all. I realized yesterday that this may be the draw of fabric crochet for me.
Every single time I crochet with a new fabric, it is like a before and after. Sometimes I am surprised, sometimes disappointed, sometimes elated....but no matter what, I am always amazed. Wondering what a particular fabric will look like once cut and crocheted drives me up and down secondhand aisles like a bloodhound on the trail of America's most wanted criminal.
The item above is one of my favorite new "afters"! I so love the way these colors work together that I can't seem to stop making this bowl taller and taller. I think I will make it a clutter keeper. Lid or no lid? That is the question!


CelticKnot said...

I love seeing the before and after! The colors and placement work really well. :-)

Sarah Jane said...

Ooooh, yay! I love before and afters. :D And this one is so pretty! Especially the "after". ;)

You should do this with all your listings. Make one of the pics a shot of the fabric before you cut it up. That would be so cool. :D

Oh- and I love those makeover shows, too. :)

Schar Freeman said...

I would like a lid:-)
Great to see the before and how the colors work out.

love you work!

RunsWithScissors said...

I love the colors together! So Earthy!

agoodwitchtoo said...

That is such a fantastic piece! Love the before and after photos too :)