Tuesday, January 1, 2008

What are you going to make from vintage linens?

Geez, about time I posted some ideas for the vintage linens challenge, eh?

Any pattern can be made with vintage fabrics, but again...try to challenge yourself!
Try something new and crazy.

How about using a vintage hanky?
Tutorial for making a purse from a vintage handkerchief.
Here's another.

Or take bits and pieces of vintage linens and think in terms of shapes and color. Like the Tote tutorial by Alicia Freile.

ideas for using old tablecloths

This challenge affords the perfect opportunity to make a crazy quilt bag.
Think about using scraps of old doilies, bits of vintage fabrics, etc.

You can purchase a pattern for making this purse.

Tips for cleaning vintage linens.



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