Thursday, January 24, 2013

Treasure Chest Thursday - The Doily Box, Part 3


 Another installment of The Doily Box!



I love any sort of doily that's out of the ordinary, and this neat "square in a square" design is right up my alley.  I'd love to find the pattern.  Below is a similar doily in variegated thread.




I have no idea what to say about this.  The significance of the two pineapples at the top of the doily are intriguing... any ideas?



Here is one I made - I like traditional patterns with bold colors.  Something different.


Someone had a lot of patience to makes all these small flower motifs...





The embroidery on this vintage dresser scarf really caught my eye.  It's done with a heavier, twisted thread, and has an almost "relief" feel to it.


I saved my favorite, at least for this post, for last.  I love crocheted butterflies!  And this one is large - about 24 inches across, likely made for the back of a sofa.  I found it at a garage sale.  It's a little frayed in one spot, but I don't know why anyone in their right mind would want to get rid of such a beautiful piece!  And the previous owners were probably wondering why anyone in their right mind would want to BUY such a thing!  

But wait... there's more... next week!

3 comments:

  1. Wow - these are truly stunning. Hard to imagine where these women found the time to do this kind of work!

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  2. They are all beautiful! And aren't you talented to have made one of them! The pattern of the first two is unusual. I haven't seen that before. I especially like the color in the 2nd one of them.

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