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I get seduced of old needlework books like this one "Hemslöjdens handarbeten" from 1956.


Kind of want to eat these lovely wool balls from Piene shop.
New book from Lines & Shapes.

I like Lisa Rydbergs illustrations, via Bokskåpet.





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25 comments:

Make it Easy said...

i love that first pillow!!

la casita said...

lovely needlework!
Will you give it a go...Elisabeth?
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wsake said...

this asymmetrical flower pillow really is a stunner!

Elena R. said...

so many beautiful finds!

emma said...

fattart!!

Jennifer said...

First and second pillows are beauties <3 I'd love to know the techniques involved in making them.

Yulia said...

Oh gosh. I really, really love that first pillow.

tiny said...

PRACHTIG !!!!!!

marie-louise said...

Vilket arbete:) Fint!

schorlemädchen said...

oh my the first pillow is soo soo great..

Olly said...

What a beautiful book Xx

mieke willems said...

looks like a beautiful book!

Letter Paper Flower said...

Isn't it amazing how something old can still look so graphic and fresh?

Junko said...

very lovely, I like the book cover also.

nath said...

ooooh, that is LOVELY. yes, as Alessandra asks, will you be brandishing a needle anytime soon? i'd bet you'd be rather good at it!

Fine Little Day said...

nath and alsessandra, I would love too. But I really don't have the skills, nor time or the energy. Unfortunately.

marie said...

these are great! (and I know what you mean about yummy wool balls :)

Jane O Sullivan said...

me too .... me too !!

the textured leaf said...

I love the first cushion and Im wondering if this could be done with a sewing machine to cheat a little. What can I say, Im busy!

moetjatja said...

I love needelwork,too!

Kylie said...

Oh wow - these are just gorgeous :) K

millo said...

embroidery <3

Team Beetroot said...

The first pillow is incredibly beautiful. Love the cheeky little figure!

Sakletarn said...

Jag håller med! Jag gillar också sådana böcker.

K said...

I really love the embroidery! And wish I was closer to my Grams so she could teach me.