Best of Doily Fashion Remakes

Below, a great Repurposed Doily Complilaton!

DIY Fashion Sense

best of doily fashion remakes

The doily is possibly one of the oldest forms of crochet.  Crochet became popular in Europe in the 19th century, and white, crocheted lace doilies were a must-have accessory for any household. Doilies gained popularity in the Victorian Era, when women hand worked them in their spare time to add a little elegance to their households. They were originally used to protect table and dresser tops.

doily dresser decoration

At one time, doilies were considered so important that a young lady was expected to have at least 10 to be ready for marriage, and these were carefully stored in a trouseau chest to be used when she set up her household.

To make doilies certainly requires a lot of skill to make a beautiful doily and many hours of work.  I never had the patience to make them but luckily for us many considers doilies to be kitsch or granny decorations so you can always…

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