I was thrilled when I started seeing the photos from Ashley Zhong of Snapdragon Brand on Instagram. Ashley has launched a collection of clothing designs based on crochet prints. Ils sont colorés, amusement, Funky, whimsical and crafty. Je les aime! In this interview she tells us all about this new brand.
After looking at the crochet fashion on the runways this year, I was reminded to check in on Katie Jones who always creates knit and crochet collections. She has a SS 17 collection called Pepperland, and when I checked it out I realized I’d never seen her Autumn ’16 collection (“Highland Fling”). Both have great designs!
I never get tired of seeing designer crochet hit the runways. I like seeing the way crochet is used in seasonal fashion trends. I like seeing the bits of handwork in what is sometimes mass produced fashion. I love seeing how craft informs fashion and fashion turns around and informs craft. Here are some of the bits of crochet spotted on recent runways for Fall 2017.
A look back at 2016 en crochet. We have already looked at crochet art and crochet books. Now let’s enjoy some CROCHET FASHION.
I’ve shared the beautiful work of designer Tatyana from Ruchki Kruchki before. She is a prolific knit and crochet designer whose stunning fashions always make me look twice when the images pop up on Instagram. I thought I’d share some of the most recent images here today but be sure to go to Instagram to see them all!
It is always inspiring to see designer crochet hit the runways and the shows for Spring 2017 have been no exception.
Many crochet blankets have been abandoned over the years, relegated to yard sales, thrift stores and basement storage. Bring those beauties out of hiding and put them to use. Voici 15 fabulous examples of crochet blankets that have been upcycled into new items.