My sweet friend Ruth augmented my collection by giving me a box of accumulated hankies from her dear mother's estate. (Some of these were from all over the world; as Donna was a nurse and volunteered with her doctor husband in many foreign lands.)
Being a Hanky Hoarder has an upside. (Well, one positive is that hardly anyone ever makes a television
Aside from using them to decorate, I also like the fact that I have instant "giftables" to embroider. (I've blogged about some of my precious hankies here, here and here.) So when a friend's birthday occurred last month, I had just the thing.
I rifled through my stash and found a hanky with violets. (Yes, that is the flower for February...)
I need to use my smallest hoop for this monogram.
Gotta get the template traced.
The monogram's perfect spot!
OOOOPS! That won't work!
Have to adjust the monogram so the hoop can hold the fabric.
Ready to go in the machine. Oh! Need to find some lavender thread.
hmmmm -- There it is.
Wait, let's try this one.