Thursday, March 27, 2014

Free Pattern Friday - Making The Case for Pencils!

1958 Pencil Case Pattern
This felt case for pencils is easily updated to carry all sorts of your 21st Century gadgets. Easy to sew felt case is whip stitched for quick assembly. Download HERE.
From the Educational Bureau of Coats & Clark ©1958.
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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Free Pattern Friday - More Embroidery on Gingham

Embroidery on Gingham 1960© Coats & Clarks
Embroidered gingham is a lesson in figure ground. Just like the old masters, gingham provides a palette of white, dark and mid-tone. By embellishing any of these three tonal areas, the clever homemaker adds sophisticated patterns and dimension to even the most mundane household textiles. With these easy to follow instructions you can make your own embellished aprons, placemats, napkins or anything imaginable with cross stitch embroidery. Download this pamphlet HERE.
1960© Coats & Clark . Published by the educational bureau of Coats & Clark. Please feel free to share this link. However, any form of printed or online distribution without permission is strictly prohibited.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Free Pattern Friday - Cross Stitch Your Gingham

Cross-Stitch Your Gingham
The cross stitched gingham apron is the quintessential icon of 1950's and 1960's homemaking. With these easy to follow instructions you can make your own full gathered skirt and crop top to embellish with cross stitch embroidery. Pattern includes Bows, rose, apple and alphabet as well as that most famous poodle of poodle skirt fame. Download HERE.
1961© Coats & Clark . Published by the educational bureau of Coats & Clark. Please feel free to share this link. However, any form of printed or online distribution without permission is strictly prohibited.