Tuesday, April 29, 2008

A Linen Bag



I love old linen napkins. Soft and supple, I use them ironed or unironed. And they are great for crafting. I made a small bag, about 6 x 4 inches, to hang on a knob in my kitchen. Filled with a small juice glass and a few pansies, it makes a cheery sight by my sink. I added a few white buttons along the cuff.
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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Lorrie--Sweet idea. I really like that. You could add details (pounded flower impressions, embroidery, etc.) and write and submit it as a piece for a crafting or needlework magazine!

Fete et Fleur said...

This is a wonderful idea! It reminds of the vintage posey holders from the 50's. I agree with Karen. This would be a great project to submit.

Nancy

Lilli in Vancouver said...

What a great idea. Lovely :)

Carole said...

I love this idea ! And your flowers are wonderful. I don't grow tulips because my soil is too heavy and the mice would eat them, my neighbor told me she never managed to have any... so I watch them on other people's blogs !

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