Small crocheted appliques are the perfect way to add flair to a garment or a gift--and there are myriad patterns for you in this booklet!
Looking for a quick and easy craft to make a birthday or holiday special? Small crocheted appliques are the way to go! This 32-page booklet offers easy-to-follow instructions as you delve into a wee holiday project. Thanks to the included patterns, you can slip a small crocheted heart into a Valentine, hang mini crocheted mittens on a winter garland, embellish a baby's onesie with a crocheted rattle, welcome spring with tiny crocheted dragonflies, or congratulate a graduate with a crocheted mortar board and diploma. The ideas and uses are many, and the fun is endless! Holiday Appliques to Crochet includes patterns that are available in both written and symbol diagrams. Special techniques are explained.
Deborah Burger is the author of Crochet 101 and How to Make 100 Crochet Appliqués. She learned to crochet from her grandmother at age 12. While she has found enjoyment in many fiber, textile, and other art forms, crochet remains her lifelong favorite. She has been teaching crochet for more than 20 years, through Girl Scouting, various community centers, summer camps, at Charlotte’s Fibers (a yarn shop in Western North Carolina), and the John C. Campbell Folk School. She is active in the online community, Ravelry, and has written articles and patterns for Interweave Crochet and the e-zines, Crochet Insider, and Crochet Uncut.