12/2/10

Macramé Animal Art

Yesterday, my mom bestowed upon me some fab craft magazine/books, of which she herself had made stuff from! I was awed when she told me her and my dad had made the (gawdawful) macramé plant holders I grew up with! Now I kinda wish I kept those hideously scratchy things, knowing they were made by my own parents' hands.

I promised a few of my pals I would share the giraffe image from one of those craft books; The 'Animal Art' Macramé book. 'Jerome the Giraffe' is the piece de resistance! I also had to share 'Honorable Knot-So of Siam' the Cat & the 'Forget-Me-Knot Elephant'. This stuff is priceless!




 as per usual, Gracie had to be a part of the photography session (specially since it was on the bed!)

~knotty Caren

5 comments:

  1. my, those seventies' (they are, aren't they?) goodies... somehow they look better now, than way back...?

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  2. 1976 to be exact! Ah, the '70s ... full of some of the ugliest fashions & tackiest crafts known to mankind (I grew up in the '70s, I know of what I speak)! Yet, so freaking awesome Now! :D

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  3. My house needs a Jerome the Giraffe. All my other giraffes just seem like lesser giraffes now that I've met Jerome. They're not offended by that, they know superior giraffeness when they see it.

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  4. Oh Gracie! So adorable! And that book is amazing - I really want to make that giraffe (though I'm not quite sure what I'd do with it...)

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  5. "I never wanted to use macrame to kill!'

    Oh, John Waters!

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