These wide edgings were designed originally for those sweeping skirts of the mid 1800s but today they would work on just about any modern full skirt. Of course, they would look lovely gracing the hem on fine linens…..pillowcases and sheets.
A single letter monogram is especially useful when one changes husbands like the newspaper at the bottom of the birdcage. What a Capital idea! The initial offerings are rather slim at the moment but shall eventually find it’s place in uppercase society.
Corner embroidery patterns specifically designed for the 45 degree angle. Many were originally for hankies but a corner is a corner…..and on this site it’s not called a border but then some designs aren’t well defined…….Good luck!
These are outside what is considered normal for embroidery patterns. The pipe scene was included with some Father’s Day patterns and the woman in the chair is supposed to represent “Whistler’s Mother.”