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« on: November 22, 2008 06:42:28 PM »

My mother-in-law's kitchen has wallpaper with a lilac pattern, so for Christmas, I decided to make her a lilac towel set.

The embroidered towel took about 4 days of on and off stitching and is done in stem stitch, back stitch, colonial knot, and an open lazy daisy stitch. The pattern is vintage - mid-1940s (the transfer came with a Workbasket Magazine from that era).

The huck woven towel took about 45 minutes to do. The pattern is from the May 1954 issue of Workbasket Magazine.







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« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2008 06:45:22 PM »

oh wow.  that's so pretty!
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« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2008 06:58:13 PM »

Those are GORGEOUS!  I want one.  My favorite flowers are pansies and violets.
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« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2008 07:08:22 PM »

These are fantastic! Love the colors!! She's going to LOVE these!
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« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2008 07:15:40 PM »

That is so lovely!! I love lilacs, I'm so jealous!
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« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2008 07:33:46 PM »

Wow - these are fantastic! Shocked Shocked
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« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2008 08:10:00 PM »

Just lovely, as always!
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« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2008 04:10:28 AM »

Thanks!

And sorry, els, your Christmas pressie is already about 90% done - I'm not switching gears now...  Maybe for your birthday.
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« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2008 04:27:48 AM »

These towels are so pretty, and well done. Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2008 04:47:27 AM »

These are really lovely!  I can't believe the Huck Weave only took 45 minutes!
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