Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Embroidery Time Capsule

It's hard for me to imagine, but there was a time when my only hobby was embroidery, followed by cross-stitch.  I was reminded of that when I came across this project holder in the back of my closet. I wish I could remember who made this cross-stitched piece, but I can't (I know it wasn't me.)  It still contains the last cross-stitch project I worked on, along with the embroidery floss and pattern book.

I cannot even guess when I was working on that project.  At least 20 years ago. I was into it all the way at the time.  I had every color embroidery floss they made.  In my basement, there is a cabinet (made for nuts, bolts and screws) that holds all my floss, with numbers on the drawers corresponding to the numbers on the floss wrappers.

Coincidentally, but great timing, I saw this embroidered piece on a Pinterest site this week.  So true!!

Have a great day!


Medbury Gaye said...

Haaaaaaaaa! Good one.

Lizzie C. said...

I had a cross-stitch bag just like that! So maybe my mom or Granny made them?

Pat said...

Ah - mystery probably solved. My sister said she didn't make it. I don't think Granny did cross-stitch. I'll bet it was your mom. It is so well made. Makes me want to take up cross-stitch again!

Lizzie C. said...

Hi again! I talked to mom, since she never did much quilting. She thinks Granny got them at a craft fair and gave them as gifts.