Sunday, August 30, 2009

Pretty Stitchery

So much work goes into this stitchery! Look at this lovely floral embroidered work of art. It was designed by Elizabeth Bauman for Better Homes and Gardens in 1969:
This is from a pillow top I found at a thrift store:
I love this one! From an old magazine advertisement for One-A-Day Vitamins:
And this dragon applique is from an old ad, as well:

I truly admire the people who have the talent and patience to create these.


yosemite faith said...

i have 2 friends that i knew while in ca - in the bay area - both did needlepoint. ann marie was beyond compare and pat was talented - i cannot do it!!!! boo hoo but boy do i love it.

Jennifer D said...

I am so lovin' your blog! I just recently found it. We seem to have so much in common. I love Disney, all Disney. My favorite place is Disneyland. I live in the eastern Sierra Nevadas. I adore vintage ads. All things old, are just better. I just got back from a trip through Gold Country, love the history. Love your Blog!