Projects Made From Vintage Hankies
Recently I added a brand new group on I Antique Online.com for collectors of Vintage Hankies . This is a wonderful group for sharing images, stories and resources about collectble hankies and upcycled projects made from hankies. While searching for photos to share with the members of the Vintage Hankies group, I came across a lovely post on making handdmade doll clothes from vintage hankies on one of my favorite blogs, 52 Flea. As discussed in the original blog, many of us remember how our grandmas would make orginal doll clothes for our Barbie dolls. My grandmother Sophie liked to crochet dresses and matching hats and coats. As shown here, this lovely Hankie dress was made from a charming colorful hanky.
C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café.
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