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Granny Square Brooches

by greenrabbitdesigns

Hi everyone, just dropping in to share a little idea I had over the weekend.

Granny square brooches!!!

I’m not saying they are an original idea but they are new to me.

They are crocheted in a cotton/linen mix yarn and I’ve added a cute little flower button to the centre.

There are four different designs and are in my shop now.

Hope your week has got off to a great start!
Happy Monday! 🙂

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Fleur Cotton March 12, 2012 - 5:17 pm

Perfect for mother’s day!!

They are a lovely idea.

Fleur xx

Jane March 12, 2012 - 5:43 pm

What a lovely new design Vivienne and they look so “springly” on that line in the garden. The flower button finishes them off perfectly. It has been such a lovely afternoon, I managed a cup of tea in the garden when I got in from work. Your greenhouse should be rocking! Have a great week,
Jane x

Marigold Jam March 12, 2012 - 6:24 pm

Great idea – I made some tiny granny squares as tree decorations at Christmas too – good old granny eh?!

Annie March 12, 2012 - 8:37 pm

How cute are they!!! Lovely idea Vivienne 😀

Robin March 12, 2012 - 8:51 pm

Vivienne, Those squares are so sweet. I love the design. I think they will fly out of your shop!! The color combos are great.

Helen Philipps March 12, 2012 - 9:07 pm

That is such a cute idea! I love the buttons in the centres, they are really special!
Helen x

Margaret March 12, 2012 - 9:32 pm

Love your new line Vivienne. Those little squares are so cute and the button centre is just perfect.
I think these would look great pinned to a canvas bag a la Cath Kidston.

Pam Hetherington March 13, 2012 - 11:56 am

They look gorgeous – great as brooches, but also lovely as mini bunting in your garden! Great colours as always Vivienne.
P xx

Patty March 13, 2012 - 2:08 pm

These are so sweet Vivienne, they would look lovely on the lapel of a tweed jacket. And don’t they look fab on your plant, bit like decorations or fairy lights. Ages ago I started granny squares for a hippy waistcoat for myself but you guessed it, only got halfway there before I got bored with it! sally x

Jill March 13, 2012 - 5:55 pm

Hi Vivienne – loving your new brooches :0) The little flower buttons in the centre are really fun – I don’t think I’ve seen that style before.

Violet and I have had a ‘making’ afternoon today. We’ve finished sewing some felt ‘Happy Birthday’ bunting (for Violet’s big day this coming Sunday), we’ve also been adding some ‘bling’ to a ballet outfit, trying to turn it into a tightrope walker’s costume (for Violet’s Circus themed party). I’ve just got to make a start on recovering 8 seat covers for Nursery – the things we get talked into/volunteered for!

Hope all is well with you and you’ve been enjoying this fabulous Spring weather.

Jill & Violet xx

lily March 13, 2012 - 8:03 pm

Very pretty, I for one, would love to recieve one of these on Mothers Day……..should be a good seller Vivienne. x

Louise March 13, 2012 - 9:17 pm

I love the idea & the buttons finish them of beautifully!

Lou xxx

harmony and rosie March 14, 2012 - 12:11 pm

A great idea and they look wonderful in your shop. Love the daffodil brooch too!
Hope you’re having a lovely week. I expect you’re getting v excited about the wedding of the year!
Kate x

Mia March 14, 2012 - 7:51 pm

Very pretty, and little different, too. You’re great brooch-designer, Vivienne!
I wish you wonderful and sunny days!


jooles March 14, 2012 - 8:36 pm

very pretty, i especially love the blue one x
love jooles x

Mandy March 15, 2012 - 12:11 am

Yes Please! Very cute!

julie March 15, 2012 - 8:23 am

Vivienne you are clever, what a lovely idea and perfect for this time of year with all the stirrings of spring!

Susana March 15, 2012 - 9:54 am

Hola. Que bonito¡¡¡¡ Haces unas cosas con las manos increibles.

Jenny March 15, 2012 - 11:00 am

Wow granny square brooches, what a perfect idea! I would never have thought of that, they look great! Think of all the colour/design combinations you could have – I predict you will be making them all summer 🙂 Jenny x

Christina March 15, 2012 - 6:51 pm

I adore them!

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