Vintage thingy Thursday


good morning pillowcase, originally uploaded by drewzel.

Today’s vintage thingy is actually a group effort…me, a Workbasket embroidery transfer, and a thrifted pillowcase. I am a big fan of chickens, so the concept of embroidering a rooster on my pillowcase filled me with glee. The design is from a sheet that came with Workbasket magazine 2-952 and I have it in my collection, but the lovely Floresita has also shared it here for your embroidery pleasure. Checking here tells me the date of the design is 1948, so definitely a vintage thingy!

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6 Responses to “Vintage thingy Thursday”


  1. 1 Elizabeth Thursday, July 3, 2008 at 10:11 pm

    You did a beautiful job! If it was vintage linen and embroidery I’d be afraid to use it. Vintage pattern is a great solution for me!

  2. 2 threeundertwo Thursday, July 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

    I love old Workbaskets, I’ve used some of the crochet patterns, and I LOVE Floresita’s site! You did a beautiful job. The smiling sun just makes this!

  3. 3 The Apron Queen Friday, July 4, 2008 at 12:17 am

    Oh! What a bright pillow to wake up to. I like roosters too. Love it! :D

    For your daily dose of vintage goodness a bit of silliness, stop by Confessions of an Apron Queen

  4. 4 Gretchen Friday, July 4, 2008 at 1:08 am

    Oooh, love the pillow case – I love roosters too. I have a huge collection!!

  5. 6 jane Friday, July 4, 2008 at 6:25 pm

    That looks fantastic, and i love the face on the sun!


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