Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Borders and Trims

Mom used borders of ric-rac and tea prints to embellish tea towels. And sometimes she used a ready-bordered weave, as in the tea towels above. Teapots and flowers were two of her favorite subjects to embroider.

These were stitched by mom, but I found the patterns for this set last winter and stitched a set of my own; seven in soft pink colors to match my Old Country Roses china and tea set. All they need now is to be trimmed and pressed, then I will post them for you to see.


  1. I LOVE your teatowels. Your Mom is great to make them for you. I am now busy with a little redwork pattern. I love to do it. but I am a beginner in stitchery


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