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Handkerchiefs

hearts, hearts, hearts! old handkerchiefs?

Lace doilies aren’t exactly fashionable home decor any more, but if you’ve still got some laying around – even if they’re ripped and otherwise unusable – they can be turned into a pretty globe lantern using glue and a balloon. Other items that might work include lace handkerchiefs and tablecloths.

Tissue holder out of a handkerchief - ridiculously easy! I wish I had seen this while Mom was still with us...she'd have loved it!

Frilly No-Sew Valances ~ Show off a collection of old-fashioned handkerchiefs by clipping them onto a curtain rod covered with a fabric sleeve or a ribbon wrap

Very sweet idea! Framed pincushion using a vintage embroidered doily or handkerchief.

French Laundry blogspot: lovely project using vintage hankies for a pretty valance - extra easy with clips!

Ooohh, embroidery idea!

Curtain Construction Handkerchiefs may not be as practical as they were before the advent of Kleenex, but that's no reason to pitch those pretty fabrics. Sew them together, add rings along the top, and they become an instant, airy curtain!

Dishfunctional Designs: Vintage Handkerchiefs & Scarves Upcycled and Repurposed

Apron made out of vintage handkerchiefs. What a great idea !

Handkerchief dolls. I want to make some for the girls this Christmas. @Nancy Pinkston I bet your grandbaby would like this.

I wish I had seen this earlier this year! You can buy vintage handkerchiefs in bulk (100 handkerchiefs for around 60 bucks!) You can use them as napkins, make a bunting, fabric flowers, or even your invitations!

Vintage handkerchiefs as a valance. I liked how they are alternated with straight and corners hanging.

handkerchief shower curtain, Old lace and vintage handkerchiefs from grandma's stash and garage sales. I wanted a vintage looking shower curtain for my bathroom.