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The Exquisite Needlework of Appenzell Embroidery (1/5/09)
towels are nice examples of Appenzell embroidery, although because they are only floral without any figures, they are not as highly desired.Some of the finest white-on-white hand embroidery comes from a small town at the foot of the Alps in northeast … More >>


An Easy Way to Display Your Valuable Rug (1/5/09)
To display a rug on a wall, staple one strip of Velcro to your wall at a desired place making sure the sticky stuff shows. You may also put in a few nails, evenly spaced if the rug is on the heavy side. Then staple the other half of the tape to the back of the rug along the top edge making sure the tape is not showing. DonDisplaying a valuable antique that should be kept of the floor used to be a big and often costly project. … More >>


Caring for Vintage Linens and Textiles – Part Two (12/26/08)
antique-ironThe Stains are Out – Now What Do I Do? Now that they’ve been washed, the linens are clean and ready … More >>


Preserving the Worth of Your Antique Carpets (12/17/08)
Household TrafficWe have all seen beautiful Oriental carpets worn to shreds, discolored, cracked, stained, stretched out of shape and visited with all possible … More >>


Caring For Your Vintage and Antique Linens and Textiles—Part One (12/16/08)
Damask TableclothRemoving Stains and Washing Textiles and Linens The one question that I get asked over and over whenever I’m doing a … More >>


How to Repair Vintage Fur – Yes, You Can DIY (12/16/08)
Vintage fur can be fragile. Air, light, heat, insects and accidents all contribute to causing damage to your precious garment. … More >>


Iroquois Purses (11/30/08)
One type of purse features bird-like images. Iroquois Purses By Dolores Elliott More >>


Large Iroquois Pincushion (11/25/08)
Large Iroquois Pincushion By Dolores Elliott One of the most common forms of Iroquois pincushions is the large rectangular pincushion that often features a beaded bird on a field of purple velvet. A frame of beaded leaves surrounds the purple center. I estimate that at least 8,000 of these pincushions were made between 1870 and 1910. More >>


Vintage Clothing: To Buy or Not to Buy, That is the Question! (11/17/08)
Royal blue beaded cardiganVintage Clothing: To Buy or Not to Buy! That is the Question! By Sharon Maxwell-Yamamoto A guide on how to choose vintage clothing, how to wear it, what to avoid and WHY to collect it. First of all, what is vintage clothing? Some people differ on the definition, but generally, if you look it up, you will find this: More >>


BRASS BELT BUCKLES FOR SALE (11/16/08)
I have an inscribed 1974 Dorothy of the WIZARD OF OZ BRASS belt buckle and a Bicentennial 1776-1976 Belt Buckle up for sale. Would Like to sell to collector. Thank You, Wanda More >>


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