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How to Use Vintage Embroidered Fabric Scraps for Embellishments

By DENA FISHBEIN - Scripps Howard News Service 

I'm always on the lookout for lovely bits of fabric, lace and embroidery when I'm at a flea market. I have a big linen closet that is no longer used for linens; it now houses all of my precious bits of fabric finds. I like to buy single napkins that are beautifully embroidered and dish towels that may have a delicate stitched border. Even if the rest of the fabric is stained or in tatters, I'll find a way to use the good parts eventually.

Here are three very simple ways to use these special remnants:  [read on!]

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Comment by nola rodriguez on May 10, 2012 at 9:31am

its beautiful and it gives me lots of ideas

thank you

Comment by Lisa Hawthorne on April 10, 2012 at 6:33pm

that is really cute

Comment by Judy Mazzari on April 10, 2012 at 10:21am

I love this I collect vintage linens and always thinking how to use them  Thanks hope to see more projects using them

Comment by Andrea Schlickbernd on April 10, 2012 at 9:07am

Woot woot!! Great job!! I LOVE multi-dimensional work and ideas for using up scraps of precious fabrics. (And what fabric isn't precious?? I mean really!) :-)


Comment by neena simmons on April 10, 2012 at 8:09am

great fabric!

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