Designed in 1921 as a pillow cover pattern, Emma Loper made it a tribute to her crafty ancestors, who made mesh lace with thread and netting for antimacassars to keep their furniture free from hair oils.
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.
A butterﬂy swoops in for a treat from the ﬂower basket in this easy crochet pattern designed by Fern Graham in 1921. You can use this pattern to make a pillow cover, wall hanging, or window decoration.
A proud peacock struts his stuﬀ in a combination of art deco elements, designed by Pearl Stayton in 1916. Use this simple crochet pattern to make a pillow top as shown, or adapt it for other home decor.