Lynwoodcrafts Recycled offers accessories from vintage linens and lace. Accessories featuring original embroidery, in association with felting, hand dyeing, fabric painting and crazy patchwork may be found in my other shop 'Lynwoodcrafts'.
A beautiful blanket or throw, crafted from a carefully chosen vintage tablecloth and printed cottons, combined with crochet in white, lilac and green.
Squares featuring embroidered motifs were cut from a vintage tablecloth. The central square is new embroidery, worked in matching threads on a blank portion of the cloth. Additional squares were cut from printed cottons - some vintage. Each fabric square was blanket stitched to a backing of new fleece fabric to provide a 'blanket weight' and cosy feel. By working into the blanket stitches, each square panel was given a border of crochet using white, lilac and green yarns.These panels were crocheted together.
Several rounds of crochet, and a scalloped edging in white, complete the blanket.
This blanket represents more than 60 hours of work! It would look lovely as a coverlet for a single bed and could be used as a topper on a standard double - perhaps over a lovely vintage 'counterpane'.
Sent by Royal Mail special delivery.
Small repairs have been made to the vintage embroidery using matching threads. I have pre-washed this item on a cool wool cycle and then dried it (as flat as possible) in a warm place - this worked well and I would recommend the same approach. Pressing should not be necessary, but if you should wish to press, do so over a cloth ON THE RIGHT SIDE using a low heat (the fleece backing may not be ironed!)
142 cm x 142 cm approx.
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by Lynwoodcrafts Recycled within 5 days of receiving payment.
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You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.
Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken.