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Best of Doily Fashion Remakes

Originally posted on DIY Fashion Sense:
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…

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thrift store doily curtains

More recycled doilies:

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Yūgen doilies

I often go to the outdoor market near my studio.  One of the main things I look for is the second hand table full of used linens because it is there that sometimes I can find “centrini”, that is, Italian … Continue reading

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Xαιρομαι/Delight huipil

It is raining again in Rome. I’ve stitched the world “χαιρομαι,” the Greek word for “delight,” on this huipil. Muy Marcottage: Italian Exhibit. Huipiles related:  ‘Huipiles’ celebrate la mujer + Foto of little girl wearing embellished huipil + Huipiles related … Continue reading

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Doilies and Huipiles

 Doiley Bags for Produce Tutorial….. There are various outdoor markets here in Rome that sell second hand clothing and, if one is lucky, also sell second-hand linens including doilies or, as they’re called in Italian, “centrini” (“small centers” probably because … Continue reading

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