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...

The Book Of Dainty Work For Pleasure Or Profit ~ Needlework of Lace Making, Crocheting, Knitting And More

The Book Of Dainty Work For Pleasure Or Profit ~ Needlework of Lace Making, Crocheting, Knitting And More
The skill of entrepreneur of over 100 years ago, were no less a challenge, than from a person today, starting a home-based business.  A small business require many of same qualities and attributes, as defined to be successful, in the year 1904, as in the modern world of today.  The book Dainty Work For Pleasure and Profit, dated 1904, published by Thompon & Thomas, Chicago, ...

Antique Shams & Bolster Pillow Covers ~ A Charming Home Decorating Accent

Antique Shams & Bolster Pillow Covers  ~ A Charming Home Decorating Accent
Pillow shams and bolster covers were popular through the decades of the Victorian and very early 1900's. They served as a decorative cover for the pillow, removing, before retiring for the night. During the day, the bed would always look tidy, as well as pretty. when the shams and bolster were laid back over the pillows. You will find these covers made of fabric, embroidery and lace, s...