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Topic: Embroidery - Patterns ideas for whimsical/comical towels  (Read 765 times)
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silencepainter
« on: July 05, 2005 10:30:10 AM »

I'm starting to learn embroidery and my mom asked that once I get going if I'd make her some hand towels and tea towels.  I asked her what sort of designs she would like and she requested things that are whimsical/comical.  Because I'll still be a relative beginner I'd prefer things that are fairly simple.

I've been searching around online and have found some things, but I thought I'd ask incase anyone had a really good idea. Smiley 

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« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2005 11:07:39 AM »

I like the Aunt Martha's patterns.  They have a lot of vintagy-kitchy stuff.
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« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2005 04:59:47 PM »

My grandmother always used coloring books for patterns.
She would trace them off on to tracing paper then use carbon to put it on fabric.
Just a suggestion.
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« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2005 09:50:16 PM »

Aunt Martha is everyone's favorite.  Google : Colonial Patterns, to get their website.
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