Tuija Heikkinen is a textile designer and Arts and Crafts teacher from Rovaniemi, Finland. She crochets individual elements and arranges them into these very appealing compositions. The fibre artist is also proficient in sewing, knitting and embroidery examples of which can be seen on her Instagram account.
Images: Courtesy of Tuija Heikkinen.
Found ourselves a great weekend project courtesy of Michelle Robinson, who has posted the free pattern and instructions. Melbourne-based artisan Michelle Robinson is the creator/author of Poppy and Bliss, a blog that focuses on modern, vibrant and quirky crochet patterns. She has written a complete guide to modern Tunisian crochet stitches and techniques which is available here on Amazon. You can find additional equally awesome patterns and tutorials when you visit her blog. She can also be found on Instagram and on Etsy.
Images: Courtesy of Michelle Robinson.
Would love to try our hands at creating extra large crochets like these handmade rugs created by Cordoba-based artisan, Laura Carmona. This business major has always enjoyed developing her creativity through handicrafts. Influenced by her grandmother’s crochet blankets the artist decided to acquire the skill. It was the discovery and love of cotton fabric yarn that launched her thriving enterprise.
You can follow the artist on her website, Facebook and Instagram. Some of her items and patterns can be purchased on her Etsy shop, Susi Miu.
Images: Courtesy of Laura Carmona.