I got the BEST package in the mail Saturday – a whole lotta crochet and embroidery from the past! My cousin had stashes of our great-grandmother’s crochet and embroidery. She gratiously parted with some of it and sent it my way. I so cherish it. These pictures doesn’t do it justice in any way, and it’s not even the half of what she sent. Now I have a bunch of couch arm doilies that Great Grandma had made. I’m on a mission to find those curved pins that stick them into the couch so that I can use a set. Did your Grandma have couch doilies? So fun. I also got pillowcases that have crocheted edges and a couple of table cloths and a bunch of other crochet doilies.
My favorite pieces are the embroidered ones: