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Vintage Hankies Upcycled & Repurposed: i have a whole bunch of vintage napkins that i scored from my MIL. they were in a cedar chest i also scored.....gotta do something cool w/ them

The Best Way To Clean Vintage Linens ~ useful for those old handkerchiefs etc. I'v been collecting for my dollhouse

Here is a Vintage Handkerchief Rag Quilt. Each one of my hanky quilts are one of a kind, different and special. I think This one is the nice...

  • mary smith

    I was going to frame my mother's hankies but instead will now make a keepsake quilt.

  • Teresa R.

    that's so pretty :)

Vintage hankie butterfly quilt... so pretty! ** This is one of the most beautiful quilts I have ever seen.

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!

  • Lindsey Morrison

    Suzette Smith- all that's been done here is folding two opposite side together to meet in the center, then stitching along each short end. I thought it was a mini packet of tissues but now I believe it's more like a hotel-size box. You'd have to experiment with the size box you can buy.

  • Suzette Smith

    Do you have a web site how to make them

  • Rika Blythe-Milten

    now i'm ready to cry...i miss my grammy.

  • GLOWY Ramirez


Repurpose Vintage Hankies into a sweet gift for a new baby. Burp Cloths made from Vintage Handkerchiefs

How to make your wedding invitations out of vintage handkerchiefs | Offbeat Bride

Hand Hemstitched Linen Handkerchiefs {Tutorial}. I'm not making handkerchiefs but could hemstitch cross-stitched pieces.

Decorating With Vintage Handkerchiefs and DIY Hankie Craft Ideas : make a pillow : Hometalk

  • Jannie Rogers

    Karen, that sounds cute, is a memory bear similar to a Teddy Bear ? A hankie pillow case is a cute idea too. Did you see the little kleenex tissue holder made out of 1 hankie ? That would be perfect for my purse !

  • Karen Benish Casselman

    I could make a memory bear out of old handkies of moms or from an embroidered pillow case

  • Jan Rogers

    I need to go through my vintage hankies , and make this ! Very cute !

Antique Spite Frame containing a Sampler of by twinlyonsgiftshop, $79.95

Hankies to edge pillow case....beautiful, I just love vintage ladies handkerchiefs

vintage handkerchiefs turned into soldered glass charms - how many do you have that need to be pitched but what a way to save one!

DIY hand hemstitched linen handkerchiefs - would be good for a small embroidery project on a corner

DIY Hankie Bonnet Craft. These little bonnets made out of handkerchiefs are easy to make. What a great idea to make these bonnets for your baby's christening day. The hanky can then be used again as their "something old" on their wedding day. Or make your wedding hankie into a bonnet after the wedding as a meaningful gift for your future child. Either way a wonderful family heirloom.

How to make witty embroidered handkerchiefs

Handkerchief Dolls. When I first came across these they were called "Church Dolls", because people used to make temporary dolls out of hankies in church to quietly entertain children and keep them calm. You can also use cloth napkins, and they come out especially nice if made from hankies/napkins with an embroidered or monogrammed corner or lace edging as the hem of the doll dress. More here: itssopurdy.blogsp...

handkerchiefs! - - So much better than a box of paper tissues - - these remind me of my Grandmother

.how cute could also make these from vintage handkerchiefs and display in frame!

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Just lovely! Super easy DIY handkerchief bonnet tutorial. A beautiful christening gift, keepsake and future wedding essential (for the "something old"). Includes a Bonnet poem

  • Lauralee Taylor

    My mother gave me one of these with a pale blue lace edge and ribbon just before I walked down the isle!

Do you have some vintage hankies and don't know what to do with them? Here are 10 really cute ideas for repurposing vintage handkerchiefs!

Vintage Handkerchief Ornaments

hankie bunting - great idea! I have a lot of vintage hankies from my mom and grammy.

Hostess Apron from vintage tea towels & handkerchiefs, by the empty nest via Etsy

Love this refashion idea for a plain tank and a vintage handkerchief!!