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« on: September 14, 2007 12:14:29 AM »

I was flipping through my mom's Goodhousekeeping magazine and one of their design/home ideas was to put fabric in embroidery hoops! I know I saw this on here or somewhere else! I wonder if they got it off from here.
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« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2007 07:08:10 AM »

This idea has actually been around for a while.  When my sister got married, she gave all of us attendants a lovely gift she made herself.  She took an embroidery hoop and layered potpourri between fabric and lace and then made a bow with the same ribbons she used in her bouquet.
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« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2007 06:58:27 PM »

Yeah, this has been kicking around at least since the 70's in one variety or another- I had one that was a kit when I was little that was Bicentennial themed cross stitch...
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« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2007 12:30:27 AM »

I love going through my mom's old lady magazines.
I hadn't seen the embroidery hoop thing...but sometimes if I have leftover fabric scraps that I can't throw away I just put them in picture frames I get from the thrift store. It makes for a nice eclectic wall display if done well.
Also, I saw this awesome idea in Good Housekeeping where high contrast wallpaper was adhered along the backing of a dish cabinet that was painted in a complimentary color...
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« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2007 11:49:29 AM »

Do you guys know where this thread is that someone posted?  I keep trying to find it...for three days now...and I can't! Argh  Huh
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