28 May '12, 9am

8 Enchanting Sea Creatures You Can Crochet

8 Enchanting Sea Creatures You Can Crochet

Decorating with natural specimens doesn't seem to be fading from design schemes anytime soon. And while coral is exquisite, and sea horses are quirky and quaint – there’s no need to raid the reefs for marine creatures such as these when you can create your own charming inhabitants of the deep. Where to start? Let Jessica Polka show you the way. San Fransisco-based Polka is a designer of soft sculpture and embroidery; and the wizard behind Etsy shop, Wunderkammer . The "specimens" here were inspired by Seba's Cabinet of Natural Curiosities -- an 18th century collection of the world's most unusual specimens of natural history. For $3.50 a pop, you can receive a detailed, illustrated, and easy-to-understand pattern for any of these sweet specimens. As well, Polka is only too happy to answer questions that crocheting crafters may have in the case of getting stuck along the way...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-home/8-enchanting-sea-cre...

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