shirley mcintyre's Profile

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I love to sew and that is what I spend a lot of time doing.. I have sewn and quilted for about 25 years. My home has always been full of fabric and old linen that I love to bring back to life. My family and friends have been given quilts and wall hangings for years and I have now decided to offer some of these handmade (with the help of my sewing machine) items for sale.
It is important to save this handwork from the past. The vintage embroidery, crochet, hankies and lace are too pretty to be tossed. I like to think that we can use these little treasures in our homes today. So I try to fashion one of a kind love note pillows and art quilts. These pieces add instant personality to your home.
I've never met a vintage piece that I didn't love! The tattered and stained pieces almost always have a pretty piece that can be saved.

I am downsizing and…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 10
  • Joined September 1, 2011

Favorite materials

fabric, thread, old linens, ladies hankies, beautiful and not so beautiful embroidered pieces, buttons, crochet pieces, beautiful fabric

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OldeFancyworkQuilts
Olde Fancywork Quilts by Shirley

About

I love to sew and that is what I spend a lot of time doing.. I have sewn and quilted for about 25 years. My home has always been full of fabric and old linen that I love to bring back to life. My family and friends have been given quilts and wall hangings for years and I have now decided to offer some of these handmade (with the help of my sewing machine) items for sale.
It is important to save this handwork from the past. The vintage embroidery, crochet, hankies and lace are too pretty to be tossed. I like to think that we can use these little treasures in our homes today. So I try to fashion one of a kind love note pillows and art quilts. These pieces add instant personality to your home.
I've never met a vintage piece that I didn't love! The tattered and stained pieces almost always have a pretty piece that can be saved.

I am downsizing and will be listing finished quilts and wall hangings. These have been done by me and I love them but they need a new home!!

Oldefancyworkquilts

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