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Unframed appliqued wren with embroidery on to vintage quilt fragment

I treasure the old and worn and refashion them into little textile collages in my attic studio in a converted manse in Northumberland, England. Everything I make is individual and unique. This little wren is hand appliquéd and embroidered on to a support of an old patchwork quilt fragment. A second piece of very worn out quilt, mid Victorian, has been attached to the bottom half because of its interesting texture and print. The collage is then sewn on to a piece of mount board to make it…

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CQJP - June- This block has lots of bling! The center of the floral spray in the corner is a vintage rhinestone pin. I love it!

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A modern take on the lace curtain - try a random net base with crocheted, appliqués and cutout pieces. Great use for recycling those old and new ends or bits of lace. Reminds me of a Vctorian crazy quilt idea..

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Antique "Spite" Frame containing a Sampler of Vintage Victorian Hankies

Antique "Spite" Frame containing a Sampler of Vintage Victorian Hankies by twinlyonsgiftshop on Etsy

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12 DIY Shabby Chic Bedding Ideas

Shabby chic rag quilt, floral bedding, vintage rose, lace bedding, patchwork quilt TROUBLE IS ONCE YOU RAG A QUILT YOU MUST WASH AND DRY IT A FEW TIMES TO GET IT TO RAG. I'D DO THAT IN THIS CASE

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Nice way to embroider a seam. Victorian crazy quilt seam treatment. [Stickamazonen: 3. Stickaufgabe]

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