A row of bright handkerchiefs offers pretty polish to a bare window, but lets in more light than a heavy valance would. This patchwork runner is casual enough for a family dinner, but also makes your dining room party-ready in a flash. Win the award for "best houseguest ever" when you show up at your friends' home with this sweet hostess gift in tow.
Bren, it can be done either way, but it's easier to do with a plain frame that presses the hankie between the glass and the back for the frame so you don't have to carefully stitch it in place. Here's a video that shows it done between glass and backing in the first three minutes and other idea after that. Use acid free mat board for your background and use a regular frame.
Framing my grannie's handkerchiefs wasn't easy, but it was worth it. Years ago men and women carried handkerchiefs like we carry cell phones today. Various squares of fabric embellished with initials perhaps for the gents or lace for the ladies were placed in pockets or purses for practical hygiene purposes.
You all, this is one of my favorite DIY projects of all time. I lost my grandmother a few years ago. I miss her all the time. One of the things she always had with her was a pretty handkerchief.
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She died when I was fairly young, but one of my biggest memories of her is that she always had a hankie or two stuck in her ample bosom. All moist and gooey. These are some of my favorite crafts you can make out of your very own vintage hankie stash.
My grandmother had quite a collection of vintage handkerchiefs. I was able to keep a couple of them after she passed, and have kept them in my jewelry box ever since. They are such a sweet sentimental reminder of her.
Vintage handkerchief display - old picture frame painted white; add ribbon-covered wires across the back to hang handkerchiefs. Always looking for ways to display my hankie collection Find this Pin and more on Hankies - vintage by Ann Wells.
I have most of the major furniture pieces purchased but very little things up on the walls and displayed. So this past weekend, I decided to make an effort to hang things up. I started with some hanky wall art.