Textile history on a coathanger

I own a number of covered coathangers which belonged to my mother. I think that she may have inherited them from other generations of family members. I decided this weekend to remove the covers from the coathangers (since the covers were showing signs of wear, as seen in the photo). I had several surprises whichContinue reading “Textile history on a coathanger”

A quilt from table-cloths

Many moons ago, when I began to write this blog, I created a post called ‘Embroidered Vintage table-cloths, what’s not to like?’ (you can see it here). The photo showed a beautiful cloth which I inherited and tried to use, decoratively, in our house. It had the most beautiful collection of hand-embroidered flowers all differentContinue reading “A quilt from table-cloths”