Using and displaying vintage and antique linens in your home isn't off limits with proper cleaning and care. If you find a stash of old textiles at a garage sale or a flea market, however, they'll probably need some TLC when you get them home. All it takes is learning the right way to care for these fabrics since some of them can be rather delicate.
Before I get to the giveaway, though, let me share some sewing ideas that I just love! This is a pretty and creative way to upholster a chair. See two of my Pinterest boards for more upholstery ideas and tutorials.
You know how I love modern design around here. As a matter of fact, I have a whole bunch from my Mom and a few from a friend. These ideas have really got me thinking.
Jessica from Cutesy Crafts is with us today sharing the most beautiful bookmark project! The fabric is from her great-grandmother. I love that each time she uses the bookmarks it can remind her of her family.
I learned to embroider when I was a kid, when everyone was really into cross stitch remember the '80s? Eventually, I migrated to surface embroidery, teaching myself with whatever I could get my hands on All Rights Reserved.
Lovely stitched quilted pieces fill this book to the brim. Every vintage pattern in this book is authentic. Read more Read less.
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Linen is a remarkable and rare natural fiber. Heirloom linen can be found in thrift shops, second hand stores, estate sales, auctions, and antique malls. It has a unique crispness, which the trained hand can feel.
Collecting, restoring and displaying vintage cross stitch and needlework is a passion for many people. There is one problem with vintage linens, and that is how to restore them without damaging the intricate needlework. Many beautiful pieces are kept in attics and basements and acquire a musty smell or discoloring.