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Crocheted 2-Piece Party Club Suit

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Crocheted 2-Piece Party Club Suit for Sale Super sexy club, party and dance suit, totally crocheted and beaded to shimmer. Material is rayon and acrylic beads. The bra top is lined with soft padded cups. The skirt is partially lined, with elastic waistband. My friend bought this in Manila more than 10 years ago while she was training to be a professional dancer. But she never used this outfit because she got pregnant just after she passed the dance training! She has a lovely family now! ^_^ Size: 10UK / 38EUR / 8USA /12 AU. Video shows the suit on a 36" bust dress form. US$45. Price does not include shipping. PM me for inquiries, or if you have a price offer to make. Thank you! :)

Learn to make Indian Flatbreads

Recently, I discovered how therapeutic bread making is, particularly, kneading dough. It is particularly an excellent form of exercise for hands and arms afflicted with rsi or repetitive stress syndrome. While I have stopped crocheting for several weeks, I have been making various types of breads . Below are the fantastic YoutTube video channels that helped me learn how to make bread. I hope you enjoy! ShowMeTheCurry A step-by-step and practical approach to South Asian Cooking. Great chefs are not born -- they are created through a journey of trials and errors. We, at Show Me The Curry are no different. We have had more than our share of cooking goof-ups, mishaps and faux pas. Two busy moms with barely enough time to breathe, we have learned some quick and handy techniques to save time and energy in the kitchen. We love to show you how to avoid the mistakes we made. South Asian Cuisine, just like our country and culture, is very old. There are thousand ways to make any dish. Our go

Taking it Slow with an Ascot Scarf

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Crochet is very slow at the moment. I'm looking at an ascot scarf pattern from Brainerd and Armstrong Company's "Art Needlework: The Last and Best Book on Art Needlework." I'm using a 2.5mm hook and two strands of fingering weight natural dark brown yak. As a respite from crocheting, I am winding some lace weight yarn of camel-silk. There are lots of other 'distractions' from crochet. There's cooking and the washing up, although my husband helps with the washing up. There's the daily task of feeding the ducks, chickens and pigs at 7 in the morning and again at 4 in the afternoon; in between is the task of bathing and watering the pigs to prevent them from overheating especially during this hot and dry season. If you would like to make this scarf with me, let me know and please share your work in progress. I would love to see this scarf done in a variety of fibers. I am thinking of giving this scarf as a gift to my husband's g