Sunday, 2 June 2013

Hessian and Old Lace


I found a pile of this beautiful lace, treasures which belonged to my maternal grandmother, but how to display them for all to admire and appreciate?


A visit to the local coffee roasters, Elixir at Stafford, provided a few sacks of hessian all the way from Colombia, which I trimmed and positioned into a few embroidery rings. Several tacking stitches later and the doilies were given a new lease of life. That's it - so simple and effective.

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