...my true love gave to me
nine vintage trims...
They come in different width, material, construction and hand created versus commercially produced. Yet they all are vintage, beautiful and once served a purpose. No secret they were once treasured, or they would not have survived to be admired years later.
If you enjoy lace, I'll share with you a little book of wonder that I acquired this past summer. It is 2" x 3" x 1". Here it is:
For those with a passion for crochet or tatting, you will identify it immediately as a sample book. This tiny little treasure has over 39 different worked designs pinned or thread tacked to the muslin pages. What a wonderful reference. Family patterns, a design a good friend shared, or maybe a design found from a magazine article? The history is lost, but the beauty remains.