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...

Connecting Past Treasures Into Imaginative Creations Today

Do you remember the Mother Goose ~ nursery rhyme story of three little kittens who lost their mittens and didn't know where to find them?   Well, this post isn't about kittens loosing their mittens, but about dolly loosing her mitten.  Oh dear, she didn't know where to find the one.  She looked high and low and nary did it appear. So this one little mitten has languished tucked away...

From The Collectible World ~ Vintage Thanksgiving Decorations & Other Treats

From The Collectible World ~ Vintage Thanksgiving Decorations  & Other Treats
Paper mache turkey candy containers were a favorite party favor.  These colorful fowl  held small sweet treats for young at heart.......now, who couldn't resist... whether you are young or old.    There are many styles of these gobblers, from the 1950's type above, to the early type with metal feet. The best were made in Germany.   What could be more fun than this table de...