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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: http://itssopurdy.blogspot.com/2012/10/how-to-civil-war-handkerchief-dolls.html

Ouch, can't say how many times I've passed up a spoon shelf...look at this makeover! Display for my beautiful vintage handkerchiefs. Souvenir spoon rack used for displaying hankies.

The Seasoned Homemakerfrom The Seasoned Homemaker

15 Cute Ways to Repurpose and Upcycle Vintage Linens

If you have a collection of Vintage Linens you will love this roundup of 15 Cute Ways to Repurpose and Upcycle Vintage Linens. (#9 is my favorite!) Included are even a few vintage linen crafts and vintage linen home decor. #seasonedhome

Do you have a collection of vintage hankies and you aren’t quite sure what to do with them? Maybe they’ve been sitting in a basket because you hate the thought of cutting them?  It&#821…

Etsyfrom Etsy

Thanksgiving Apron from Vintage Handkerchiefs Hostess Gourmet Gift Farmhouse Style Upcycled Hankies in Fall Colors

Thanksgiving Apron from Vintage Handkerchiefs Hostess Gourmet Gift Farmhouse…

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Frugal home decorating: Framing vintage handkerchiefs

Vintage handkerchief art. Looking for inspiration for something to do with the pretty vintage hankies I acquired.

Vintage Handmade handkerchief Butterfly Quilt...now this is a way to use my handkerchiefs that I could live with

The Glamorous Housewifefrom The Glamorous Housewife

Why Don't You

Why Don’t You frame vintage handkerchiefs and hang them on the wall?

A nice way to display vintage hankies - in a vintage pitcher and basin. Hankies @ http://www.nanaluluslinensandhandkerchiefs.com/Ladies_New_and_Vintage_Handkerchiefs_Hankies_s/1921.htm

Wild Onionfrom Wild Onion

Jeanette’s Vintage Hankie Quilt

Idea for quilting vintage handkerchief quilt. So glad I have all my mamaws old handkerchiefs. Now I know what to do with them.