Pretty trim!

February 10th, 2006 by Susannah

Browsing through a local antique store I came across a box of old lace trim and ribbons at ten cents a piece. What a find! These will be perfect additions to my collages. They look like samples from an old sales folder. I got a bit excited and I bought a bag full! I like the fact that many already look a little aged and distressed. Now to make something…

Pretty lace trim

3 Responses to “Pretty trim!”

  1. Coralee
    February 10th, 2006 23:18

    Well – imagine finding your delicious stuff! Love the blog, pic, photos, polaroid transfers (drool)and illustration. Waiting for the Rubber!!
    Well done – I’ll visit regularly. Coralee

  2. pyglet
    February 26th, 2006 08:40

    I am obsessed with embroidered ribbon. They are gorgeous! What a great find! I so want to get in my car and come to Vic to go to that shop!

  3. Andrea
    June 17th, 2007 00:53

    you should make quilts….but like the really simple kind …the easiest is to cut out 2 squares…sew them together by hand stuff it with some cotton, and then sew its up….do like one or two a week, or how many you feel …and in like a few months you will have a big bag full of them…then sew them to each other…and in the end you have this super cute big puffy quilt…with little ‘samples’ of your cutest fabric…this way you only need to cut a little piece off ,,, and after you have liek a showcase of your fabrics…..my mother made me one when i was 3 with all her fabrics of the 60’s and 70’s…old pieces of a dress or scarf ( she was a mega collector) and the quilt is the cutest thing ever, i love it ( you can also do the whole thing on a machine…but its better by hand….take your time and when your bored make a sqaure.
    there you go problem solved!

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