Vintage Crocheted Doily Garland

6:17:00 AM

What to do with a pile of vintage doilies passed to 
me from my grandmother...


Too beautiful to just sit in a box or a drawer so I created
a garland that can be hung in my shop or sold for 
someone else's enjoyment...


I folded each doily over a length of jute string, hot glued
a few points along the string,
then sewed a vintage button to the center of each doily.


Some of the doilies were rectangular and made 
a beautiful square pennant.


Other pieces were large squares so I folded them in half
and hung them in a triangle shape.



Beautifully hung on my repurposed china cabinet
also a gift from my grandmother's estate.


Hanging on the white piece I transformed from a side of the road find and then found a wine rack that fit perfectly inside.

Anywhere these beautiful vintage doilies hang will be a reminder of days gone by and the intricate crochet work 
someone put into them. 


Can you think of someplace in your life to hang these 
vintage beauties?

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  1. So lovely! I would definitely hang over my corner cabinet. =)


  2. Simple and sweet! Love how this doily garland looks!

  3. Oi adorei a ideia tenha uma ótima semana Eliane Lima.

  4. Very pretty and extra special with family history!

  5. Really pretty, but as much effort as she put into these, I would tack with thread rather than hot glue so they could be repurposed again.

    1. True Teddee... I only used a tiny dot in the corner of each of them for just that reason :)

  6. Lovely! The addition of the buttons is perfect :-)

    Have a happy week!

  7. This is truly precious, Susan! Featuring it on FB a little later today! :)


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