Edgings beautify not only handkerchiefs, but also towels, pillow cases, place mats â€” in fact, any item that you wish to decorate. And with the abundance of beautiful crochet threads in many different colors, you can make edgings and insertions in any color you choose.
A taste for gracious living seems to come naturally to many people. No sooner out of pigtails, young girls immediately start poring over decorating magazines, dreaming dreams about pickled pine and sterling silver, Chippendale breakfronts or maple breakfast nooks. Lovely handiwork enhances table linens and guest towels; fragile edgings add an exquisite note to handkerchiefs and lingerie ... in a hundred ways, you can see to it that the daily accessories of life are gracious and exquisite and create an atmosphere of beauty in the home.
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Nothing in the world makes so much difference to any item as a dash of originality, and you yourself can add this priceless touch, at very little cost, with one of these edgings. Place mats and napkins are given a new look with beautiful edgings, and guest towels, curtains, collar and cuff sets, and pillow cases all take on a dainty individuality with crochet. Church laces, made by loving hands, give a special significance to the decoration of your House of Worship.
Usually, final touches are purely decorative. The frosting on a cake, the feather in a hat, the flowers in a room â€” all are meant simply to add eye-appeal. These edgings, however, in addition to their attractive appearance, have another virtue â€” they give pleasure in the making. The sense of creative accomplishment in itself is a joyful thing, and of course your completed edging, applied on the article of your choice, will surely add a final touch of charm and delicacy.
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