She was even more impressed at how these pretty pieces of fabric were active participates in American politics, commerce and society. Printed and Lace Handkerchiefs: Interpreting A Popular 20th Century Collectible will be available by late summer this year.
But in the meantime, a few sweet morsels about appliqué vintage hankies not in the book are revealed here by this month’s guest columnist.
Decorating With Vintage Handkerchiefs and DIY Hankie Craft Ideas An array of ideas on how to decorate with vintage ladies handkerchiefs, and lots of do it yourself ideas for different crafting ideas and projects. MONOGRAMMED HANKIES HANDKERCHIEFSYou can display them framed in clear acrylic clip frames.
They can also be stretched over a square painters canvas using double sided tape to hold them in place.
This piece is comprised of about an 8″ circle of very nice linen, surrounded by a 4″ edge of crocheted hairpin lace.
The piece – about 100 years old (1900-1930) is in perfect condition – nary a flaw to be seen!
Her research to learn more about their history, varieties and current where-a-bouts led to a vast collection of thousands of hankies and reams of interesting information.It may be similar to the one made by the New York socialite, Mary Phelps-Jacob, - later patented by her, with a more complex form - in 1914.Almost certainly the model wears it over her shift for reasons of cinematic propriety. Students will work with vintage textiles and a jelly roll to create Improv Log Cabin blocks.These can then be set in a variety of ways to create your own version of a Modern Log Cabin.