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Easy to Make Tree Skirt

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
Tree Skirt using imagery from The Vintage Workshop

Tree Skirt using imagery from The Vintage Workshop

Looking for ways to decorate on a budget? Create this quick and easy mini-tree skirt. The directions could easily be modified to fit any size Christmas tree or to simply make a whimsical place-mat.

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Lacy Afghan Collaged Stitchery

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Designed for The Vintage Workshop by Beth Leintz

Designed for The Vintage Workshop by Beth Leintz

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This cute little hanging art piece will look perfect in your crafting space. Notice the vintage knitting pattern hand written or typed on the bottom and knitting needle used as hanging rods are special touches that will make your project unique. Another great project created by our friend and guest designer, Beth Leintz. (more…)

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My Doll Miniature Quilt

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

Designed for The Vintage Workshop by Beth Leintz

This darling miniature quilt was created by designer, Beth Leintz.  These easy to follow instructions will guide you through creating a miniature quilt of your very own

Finished size approximately:  6 1/2″ x 7″

Step 1:  Cut a 7 1/2″ x 8″ panel of off-white muslin with pinking shears.  Cut vintage fabric panel (sample used a pink floral print) approximately 1/2″ smaller on all sides than muslin panel.

Step 2:  Print vintage photo from My Favorite Toys Download Collection and letters on ink-jet fabric and cut out.

Step 3:  Cut strip of floral fabric with pinking shears or a piece of vintage trim (sample used vintage pink floral trim) and adhere across bottom of fabric panel.  Adhere lace trim across top section of fabric panel.  Stitch buttons over trim with embroidery floss.

Step 4:  Adhere vintage photo to batting (cut the same size as image) and stitch to fabric panel with embroidery floss.  Stitch vintage doll dress to panel.  Stitch letters to panel with floss.  Layer fabric panel over batting and set onto piece of muslin.  Fold edges of muslin up and over fabric panel.  Stitch around muslin edges with embroidery floss.  Stitch buttons to corners.  Clip hanger to top of piece.

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