Fine Heirloom Sewing, Smocking and Hand Embroidery

"Baby will be well and smiling in little garments made by Mother, Auntie, Grannie and loving friends!"

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Sunday, March 21

Pretty Vintage Pillowcases!

Lovely bouquet to rest my head on!
I love pretty pillowcases!
My new (but old) pillowcases are freshly washed and ironed.
 I love fresh pillowcases on my bed!  Starched and Ironed!  Nothing says Sweet Dreams to me quite like fresh linens on my bed and starched and ironed Embroidered Pillowcases.  And I use a  diluted Lavender spray when I iron.  What a good smell!


Julia said...

Did you make these? They are beautiful!!!

Anonymous said...

I have tried and tried to leave a comment about the dog on that blog, but I just am not able to do it. He's adorable. I'm so jealous that you got a calm, easy to train dog! Oh well - I do love mine. Kathy

PS - the flowers are wonderful in the last post...soon we'll have some up here. Pillowcases are nice, too. K

LAnderson (SewNso @ Southern Stitches) said...

Beautiful! I also use Lavender spray on my sheets - I actually spritz the sheets every morning before I make the bed!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful. Did you do the embroidery?

Jeannie B. said...

These lovely pillowcases are Vintage!

Robin Hart said...

Jeannie, I want to know about the edge on these. Are they hemstitched and then crocheted or is that entredeux? I really want to make some for my bed for summer/spring.

Jeannie B. said...

These are vintage pillowcases and they have machine (the old kind done on a hemstitch machine) hemstitching on them. The crochet is worked into the hemstitch holes. The pretty flowers make you dream about spring!

Amy Liz said...

Vintage pillowcases, love them. I turned a couple into matching dresses for my daughter and niece.

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