Sunday, July 26, 2009

Summer Needlework - Vintage Art

To sit out in the backyard, under a shade tree is one of the most pleasant things I know


"The only place where housework comes before needlework is in the dictionary".

--Mary Kurtz, "The Needlework Times" April, 1978.

Lovely Vintage Embroidery - Needlecrafter

Vintage Embroidery Border Stitches - TipNut

Kitchen Designs for KitchenTowels -

Pears and China

Pears and Dishes

Cherries and Glass

Tomatoes and Pots

Instructions for the above kitchen towels



  1. Such a lovely painting. It is always wonderful to visit you and see such beautiful things on your blog.
    Hope you are doing well.

  2. She's beautiful. You always find the best art for your blog! Counting down for another year older?

  3. Shelley, you always find the best art for your posts! This is no exception! Has the birthday countdown begun?

  4. Happy Birthday Dear Shelley, Happy Birthday to You!


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