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The Friday Find DIY Boho Crochet and Knits

12 Nov

Today’s Friday Find is all about being crafty and making your own Bohemian Chic crochet or knit items. Normally every Friday it’s all
about handmade things. Now it’s your turn to roll up your sleeves and get your craft on. There are so many great things to make but today I have chosen just a few handmade patterns to get you started.

Bennington Cowl Neck Caplet Crochet Pattern

The first handmade pattern is a Bennington Cowl Neck Caplet Crochet Pattern by Shelby 1998. Basic knowledge of a few crochet stitches is necessary in order to create this Boho Caplet. There are variations of the finished edge available to make it truly yours. This is Boho at is best making it a must try pattern to make for yourself or to give.

Medusa Loop Scarf Knitting Pattern

The next handmade pattern is a Medusa Loop Scarf Knitting Pattern by Ruby Submarine. This lovely loopy creation is worked in a round so
basic knowledge of knitting is needed. This creation is the perfect combination of cowl meets scarf making it simply wonderful.

Vintage Boho Crochet Dress Pattern

My last selection is a handmade pattern for a Vintage Boho Crochet Dress Pattern by Granny Takes a Trip. This dress takes a trip to the past with long sleeves and Granny square finishes. Suitable for beginners this pattern is a great option for finally getting the coveted Crochet Dress in your closet.

Today is dedicated to taking the time to make your own Bohemian style items. By making it yourself you get a custom piece that is exact color and fit you desire. Think of the savings you’ll have or you just may start crafting yourself. Just remember the Boho look is all about personal
expression and creativity. So come on give one of these projects or something else a try to get your craft on Boho Style!

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To learn more about the author,  Boho-ista, and owner of sew chic boutique Cicely and see her creations visit her shop at http://www.etsy.com/people/sewchicboutique?ref=si_pr


The Friday Find Sustainable Fashion

29 Jul

Today’s Friday Find is all about eco-friendly fabric made into fabulous Bohemian Chic fashions and accessories. The first question you may ask is what is an eco-friendly fabric? An eco-friendly fabric is  a fabric made from natural materials that was grown with minimum use of chemicals and pesticides, grown with best land management practices, uses sustainable farming practices, and/or uses production that adheres to fair trade practices.

Simple Clutch with removable flower

Simple Clutch with removable flower

The first selection a Simple Clutch is by yours truly at sew chic boutique. The Simple Clutch made out of jute, also known as burlap, and come with your color choice of removable flower pin available in 15 different colors. Jute is a versatile fabric that can actually be eaten with proper preparation. This bag is great for every season with bags being available in dark brown, black, and green in starting August 2011.

Hemp and Organic Cotton Siren Dress/Skirt

Hemp and Organic Cotton Siren Dress/Skirt

The next selection is Hemp and Organic Cotton Siren Dress/Skirt by Mountain Lotus. This dress is fitted and strapless perfect to show your curves. This dress is made of organic stretch  cotton and is perfect for those extremely hot summer days. As a plus this dress will transition right into fall by adding a jacket or sweater for those upcoming chilly nights!

White Dream Organic Cotton Blouse with crochet

White Dream Organic Cotton Blouse with crochet

The last selection is a White Dream Organic Cotton Blouse with crochet by Canselda. The organic cotton blouse is handmade an enhanced by crochet handmade out of cotton rope. This blouse can be made in sizes ranging
from XS to XL. All I can say is it is very romantic and would be a classic in
any Boho closet.

This Friday Find we have looked at creations made from organic and sustainable fabrics. Each creation is unique and would be a fabulous addition for any Boho-ista’s closet. So stop by these wonderful shops and see what other treasures they have for you!

To learn more about the author and Boho-ista Cicely and her
creations visit her shop at http://www.etsy.com/people/sewchicboutique?ref=si_pr

The Friday Find Pieces that Transition to Fall

15 Jul

Friday is here witha few more hot finds from handmade artists. This week after searching high and low 3 unique and  cool finds stood out.  These pieces are not only beautiful for this summer but, will stand the test of time by transitioning into the fall season as well.

Beautiful Long Natural Feather Earrings

Beautiful Long Natural Feather Earrings


  • The first find are these fun Beautiful Long Natural Feather Earrings by Wild Spirits. These earring are long, colorful, and are just plain hot! They are perfect for summers steamy days and transition well into the fall wardrobe with a punch of color and organic materials great to wear with anything. These French hook earring feature colorful parrot and peacock feathers. You could pair these earring with a great sleeveless shirt and for those with long hair pull it back so you can show these gorgeous feathers off.
Luxury Crochet Bolero for Weddings

Luxury Crochet Bolero for Weddings

  • I know your thinking crochet, really? Crochet is classic and is Romantic Boho Chic at it’s best. This Luxury Crochet Bolero by Elfin House is beautifully made from cotton/viscose yarn. This shrug features large open stitches that allow you to stay cool while looking fabulous during the summer. This piece can also easily become a year round staple piece in your wardrobe by pairing this shrug with a long sleeve collarless shirt or sweater in the colder months.
70s Cream Patchwork Lace Up Dress

70s Cream Patchwork Lace Up Dress

  • The last Friday find is a vintage since sew chic boutique just loves vintage! This fabulous find is a vintage 1970s Cream Patchwork Lace up Dress available at Dolly Rocker Vintage shop. This dress is a size medium and features an high empire waist, patch work center, a lace-up front, and gorgeous red rick-rack for accents. This dress has so much color and is maxi-dress length as well keeping you on trend while wearing classic vintage. This is a fantastic summer dress but, it will also transition well for fall with a long sleeve bolero sweater and a pair of fall boots.

So this Friday we have something old and new. There is something for every Boho-ista and for those looking to add some Boho flavor to their wardrobe!

The author Cicely is a vintage clothing addict and Boho-ista. To learn more about here and Bohemian Romantic Chic creations visit her shop at http://www.etsy.com/people/sewchicboutique?ref=si_pr.