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Bridal Frills~Vintage Remakes ~Hand Knit accessories

New York, United States · 125 Sales

sammysgrammy

Bridal Frills~Vintage Remakes ~Hand Knit accessories

New York, United States 125 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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Announcement   ♥♥ BRIDALGUIDE - Sept/Oct 2016 issue - page 121 - brides holding one of our vintage lace doily wedding garlands♥♥
Wedding garters, bridal drawstring pouches, bride's clutches, banners, buntings and garlands...the common denominator is vintage lace doilies re-imagined. And in my spare time, I knit.

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Last updated on Jul 24, 2016

♥♥ BRIDALGUIDE - Sept/Oct 2016 issue - page 121 - brides holding one of our vintage lace doily wedding garlands♥♥
Wedding garters, bridal drawstring pouches, bride's clutches, banners, buntings and garlands...the common denominator is vintage lace doilies re-imagined. And in my spare time, I knit.

http://www.facebook.com/sammysgrammy
http://www.sammysgrammysneedlin@blogspot.com
http://www.twitter.com/sammysgrammy11
http://www.instagram.com/sammysgrammy11

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Re-Purposing Vintage "Finds"

What makes me want to do cartwheels is discovering a piece of vintage lace that is about to make a trip to the landfill just as I swoop in to rescue and re-imagine it. The thrill of finding a treasure trove of vintage embroideries, laces, even draperies, at an estate sale, is exhilarating. I launder these precious heirlooms, hanging them outdoors to dry in the sun. Then I refashion them into something delightful.

This appetite for estate sale-ing was born when I was making our first house into a captivating home on a limited income. I discovered that I liked old things a lot better than what was being offered in the stores. They were sturdier (I had 3 little boys), were constructed of real wood from trees - not some manufactured product made to look like wood. The linens were sewn by hand and considered a necessity at the time. I discovered there was history and romance in these old things. They had stories to tell.

I love making bridal accessories from them and have a large section of sammysgrammy dedicated to wedding wear. You may find purses, market totes, boleros, aprons, pillows, hoop art, and garlands as well. All fashioned from eco friendly throw-aways.

I am trusting the Creator to keep inspiring me with new ideas of even more ways to make use of the beautiful handiwork of generations-ago.

It's a pleasure for me to honor all those anonymous women who stitched beautiful linens for their homes, who crocheted yards and yards of lace to adorn their towels, sheets, pillowcases, bedclothes and petticoats. Their work still lives. I may have altered it's use and created something completely different from its original purpose – but it is still being used and cherished – though it may be close to 100 years old.

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Reused vintage lace may have a microscopic flaw. It's part of the beauty of "vintage". This is why it is so endearing♥