Originally designed as a pillow cover by Adaline Abington in 1925, this pattern features a VFW emblem: The Great Seal of the United States inside a badge shape surrounded by the eight rays, plus “Veterans of Foreign Wars” spelled out.
This set of two pretty lace panels for decorative pillows were designed in 1916 by Ethel Herrick Stetson. Spring Crown has spade and scepter motifs in in the center and border. Spring Wreath is smaller, with ﬁligree around the edges.
This design shows oﬀ how ﬁlet crochet adapts wonderfully to pictorial representations. Originally written by an unknown designer in 1927 for the back of a chair, Two Peacocks Lace would make a lovely lace curtain or wall hanging for today’s home.
Bring a touch of the tropics to your home decor with palm trees, ﬂowering vines, and a basket full of tropical ﬂowers. Originally designed in 1920 by Mary E. Fitch, the pattern is ideal to use for a valance by sewing plastic rings to the top.
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…”.
Seagulls play over this old fashioned ship amid ocean waves in this ﬁlet crochet pattern originally designed as a tray insert in 1927 by Carolyn Waite. Add thread rigging to the masts and banners, and you’ll have a picture ready to frame.
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.