SOME BLOG POST ARE WORTH REPEATING ~ Hardanger Needlework From An Era Long Ago

SOME BLOG POST ARE WORTH REPEATING  ~ Hardanger Needlework From An Era Long Ago
Such as this Hardanger needle art ......Here is one FABULOUS 1920's bedspread! It incorporates lovely sprays of jewel tone flowers, tied with sun gold ribbon bows, embroidered on 22-count cloth fabric. Not only is the embroidery work absolutely stunning it also shares the limelight with insets and a complete border of Hardanger embroidery. Still, the show does not stop here, taking to the center s...

In The Flower Garden ~ A Mix Of Old, New And In Between

In The Flower Garden ~ A  Mix Of Old, New And In Between
A branding of flowers, mixed with colorful Depression era garden pots, adds charm to a small garden spot..  To anchor the spot, the old potting steps in weathered blue paint, is surrounded by three bower vines which bloom profusely.  Set against deep green leaves, the soft pink flowers, in a trumpet shape, are so pretty to view.    The vines were moved from the arbor trellis. f...

Civil War To Late Victorian White Chantilly Lace Shawl ~ Flowers And Ferns

Civil War To Late Victorian White Chantilly Lace Shawl ~ Flowers And Ferns
A fantastic gorgeous Civil War era - to later Victorian white Chantilly lace shawl. The shawl is in an all over flora in large flowers and fern pattern punctuated with smaller sprays of flowers. A pleasing design showing off the scallop border on   the triangle shape of the edge.  . Length of the shawl from center back, to the point is 54" long. 112" at the longest side of the t...