I love the editor of the magazine where I find most of the patterns that I publish. When someone writes in to ask a question about a pattern, she often begins her replies with “I scarcely see how the instructions could be more clear…” or “This answer has been given so often that it hardly seems necessary…”.

Set in a cabbage patch, a stork welcomes a new baby. Featuring the motto “May all your Troubles be Little Ones”, this crocheted lace wall hanging pattern was designed by Mary Card as a pillow cover in 1925.

This gorgeous filet crochet centerpiece is constructed by adding lace triangles to a square of fabric. Sew the large triangles to your fabric square, crochet smaller triangles along the resulting straight edges, add the included fancy picot edging, and you’re done! Designed by Mrs.

With a simply elegant square neckline, this lace yoke with sleeves is decorated with a bouquet of roses and features a scooped bottom edge. The pattern was designed in 1920 by Ida C. Farr for a girl’s yoke.

Reader Myrna sent a photo of the Daffodil Altar Lace she made for her church’s altar, and it was used at their Easter Mass.

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