Friday, January 27, 2012

Sometimes it’s nice to just stitch from a kit

vintage crewel pears kit

No design to plan, no supplies to track down (except matching Persian yarn when my chain stitch is tighter than the kit apparently intended…grrr).

vintage crewel pears kit

Are you loving the blue gingham wallpaper from our kitchen? Yeah, me neither. Distracting from the mingitude with gaudy seventies fruit currently beats stripping the paper. Though I should perhaps save “gaudy” for this lurid little number from another vintage kit:

vintage pigs crewel kit

Love at first pork?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Love the caption on the pig photo! I always find some great vintage stitcheries at the Thrift Store. I wonder if the creators know that these ended up there years later?