"It takes ages to finish a quilt you're not working on!"

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Doilies on show at Embroiders' Guild of Victoria.

Members of the Guild were asked to contribute any doilies they had, to put on show at the Guild's monthly display. I took about 20 of mine and they were all included. I took these photos just as the display committee ladies had finished. There are more display boards, but these will give you an idea of the variety. This board is devoted to crinoline ladies and English cottages - right out of the 1940's, we thought. Three of these are mine.
These are mostly floral designs. The four large centrepieces are mine.
This display shows hardanger, cutwork, and other kinds of whitework.
These are all duchess sets. I didn't think of bringing any of mine, but it is just as well - they wouldn't have had room for any more.
The members were asked to bring embroidered doilies, not crocheted, but as there were so many regardless, the committee decided to display them anyway. They do make a pretty display, don't they.


Miss Eagle said...

Those crinoline ladies turn up again. And it occurs to me that, more often than not, they are surrounded by hollyhocks! Am amazed that you fit all this in!

Blessing and bliss

Maggie Ann said...

Oh what a wonderful, beautiful display!

Chelle said...

Absolutely AMAZING!! I'm drooling over these pictures. Thanks for sharing!

Lelia said...

WOW! Fantastic display. Thanks for sharing the pictures : )