Friday, May 27, 2011

You spin me round, round... :)

So, round and round here we go... :) Several pretty crochet dress ideas, all based on basic circular motifs... love these!

Thursday, May 26, 2011

The Golden Coins Crochet Dress

:) Alright, I am planning on making this cute "golden coins" dress pretty soon. My coin swatches made out of glittery gold lame yarn look pretty good and I think it will come out quite lovely laced with a golden satin lining that I recently been making.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Rebecca Taylor SS 2007 Mini/Maxi Crochet Dress

In spite of being a 2007 Rebecca Taylor style, this beautiful crochet dress has already become a "classic". Well worth all the time and effort to go into making it. Crochet schemes enclosed. Enjoy! :)

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Yellow Crochet Tunic Dress

Here is one more pretty tunic dress that goes on my wishlist... :)

Crochet Tunic Dress Ideas

I am so in love with crochet tunic dresses! Recently found a couple of these in the vast internet space and thought I would share them here... so, here are few crochet tunic dress ideas to serve as inspiration.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Jen Kao Spring - Summer 2011 Crochet Dresses

Wonderful and exciting Jen Kao designs - lovely modern feminine takes on granma's pineapple tablecloth and shawl motifs... absolutely love all the dresses! 

Close Encounters of the Third Kind... :)

Here is some terrific futuristic crochet ideas from designer Sandra Bucklund's Spring - Summer 2011 collection... indeed, in the art of crochet design and creation the only limit is imagination.

More of Sandra's amazing designs on her website here.

Salvatore Ferragamo SS 2011 Crochet Dress

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Claudia by Monsoon Maxi Crochet Dress

and a cute shrug...

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Terrific Vanessa Montoro Dress

This is another terrific Vanessa Montoro dress (my # 2 most favorite) that I am definitely planning on making pretty soon. To be continued...

Monday, May 2, 2011

Anna Kosturova Cascading Crochet Dress

Here is one of the amazing Anna Kosturova's "classics" along with the basic crochet motif diagram... the rest is up to you for interpretation. 

You can buy the original here.

Vanessa Montoro Layer Dress Variations

:) So this is it - my confession! It is the pink Vanessa Montoro strapless flouncy layered dress that pushed me down the slippery slope of this total crochet mania! :) All its variations are irresistibly awesome... Thanks for the inspiration Vanessa! :)  

Dropdead Gorgeous Drop Shoulders Crochet Dress

OK guys... here is a dropdead gorgeous dress that I have been losing sleep over in a very, very long time. This will be definitely one of my next projects to make for this summer. I have posted the pics of the technique of how to get the separate rounds of square motif stripes attached together and the principle of how to add the ruffles at the same time courtesy of a very kind lady - Oma, who was so sweet in making the tutorial and sharing it. Still haven't made up my mind entirely as to the color I would like to make it, but I guess just plain white would be still quite awesome (and of course use thicker yarn as is used in the original... I gather ca. 50 gr/120 meters would be the perfect metrage.)

Sunday, May 1, 2011

My Brazilian Ruffles Dress Update

Here is an update with where I am right now with my flouncy Brazilian dress. I am advancing slowly with my variety of ruffle layers and am quite happy and excited by how it is all coming out. In fact, I am really glad I decided to improvise and modify it as fancy strikes me as I go adding layer after layer... :)