From The Workbasket (June 1952), a pattern for a sunbonnet "to match your housedresses, your gardening outfits, even your sports clothes or your square dance costumes."

From The Workbasket (June 1952), a pattern for a sunbonnet "to match your housedresses, your gardening outfits, even your sports clothes or your square dance costumes."

Darning - Lace Net - While most references suggest you start stitching in the bottom left-hand corner, you can begin almost anywhere as long as you then follow the pattern and not jump over open mesh. Usually four passes will adequately fill the mesh square. If you are not going to shrink the piece and want a fuller look, then add another pass or two, but don’t overfill the mesh or you will distort the overall picture. Usually a “|” or “—“ is used on a chart to indicate the darning stitch…

Darning - Lace Net - While most references suggest you start stitching in the bottom left-hand corner, you can begin almost anywhere as long as you then follow the pattern and not jump over open mesh. Usually four passes will adequately fill the mesh square. If you are not going to shrink the piece and want a fuller look, then add another pass or two, but don’t overfill the mesh or you will distort the overall picture. Usually a “|” or “—“ is used on a chart to indicate the darning stitch…

PRIMITIVE FOLK ART COUNTRY GRUNGED GRUBBY CUTTER QUILT DOLL DRESS KEY HANG TAG

Primitive Decorative Dress, tea dyed, hand made, doll

PRIMITIVE FOLK ART COUNTRY GRUNGED GRUBBY CUTTER QUILT DOLL DRESS KEY HANG TAG

Sun Bonnet pattern:  Sunbonnets were a necessary and functional item in all farm households in great-grandmother's day.

Sun Bonnet pattern: Sunbonnets were a necessary and functional item in all farm households in great-grandmother's day.

Romanian Point Lace crochet tablecloth from the January 1990 issue of Anna Burda needlecrafts magazine

Romanian Point Lace crochet tablecloth from the January 1990 issue of Anna Burda needlecrafts magazine

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Leafy Table Runner

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This will be in me and my husband's room :)

This will be in me and my husband's room :)

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