Friday, March 7, 2008

Vintage linens for my home

One kitchen towel can make a difference in the bedroom. I always purchase vintage towels, runners, bedlinen or tablecloth. Even they slightly damaged or have some spots. I still can find what to do with them. There are two cushions for my bedroom, made from one tea towel and leftovers of fabric my darling sister-in-law gave me. It took about an hour to put it all together. You probably already know my absolute passion for bedlinen and anything embroidered. And if I don’t have enough, I always can make mine own. Like a this one:

Or this one, with monogrammed “E”, because my real name is Elena, even everyone call me Lenka. I made it in same colors as the violets and used same fabric.


Pat said...

Beautiful work, Lenka! Do you trace a pattern on the cloth before you embroider them?

I am happy you visited my blog and enjoyed my pictures form Ireland. Each day I want to show another place we visited. Today I have a small video on the blog of one of the places.

I love to travel! So many beaufiful places in the world to see.

Hugs, Pat

Miss Jean said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog! I'm originaly from Battle Creek, Michigan and I don't miss the snow at all. Your needlework is absolutely beautiful and those red eggs are simply marvelous. I have heard of them before and yours are lovely.

Welcome to blog land.

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Hi Lenka! Thank you so much for visiting my new blog! And thanks for your comments. I love your blog and am so happy to have found you. Your embroidery work is amazing, you're so talented. It took me years to finish one pillow, I will post it sometime for you to see. And I love your wild friends, my 92 yr old mom has a squirrel that comes to her screened in back porch - she cracks the door open and offers a cracker or cookie and the squirrel takes it from her hand! That's so amazing to me. I will keep visiting you!! Please visit me! It so nice to meet a darling person like you! Sherry

Esther Sunday said...

They are beautiful! Great job!!! I realy love the colors. Love, Esther

Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

Your embroidery work is beautiful Lenka~ I love how you use vintage towels to create such beautiful pillows! You know I love what you do!

Catherine Holman said...

Thanks for visiting my blog and telling your friends about my notecards. I love the embroidery!

My son majored in Russian history in college and visited Russia two years ago. He went to Egypt last year but said that he liked the Russia trip more. He brought home many beautiful pictures. He is now getting is masters in European history and will be leaving for Germany in a week. Russia was his first trip overseas and I think will always be his favorite.

Kathleen Grace said...

Lenka your embroidery and designs are so wonderful! You should really consider selling on etsy. I think people would be happy to buy your beautiful designs:>)