I have been collecting embroidered doilies for some
sourcing them mainly from op shops around the state
and even in Tasmania on a trip there last year.
I was also gathering vintage fabric and ditsy prints to
use in my quilt making.
I had to steel myself cutting into the first couple of
but once the pretty patches started to grow, it became
Then I bordered them with the floral fabrics to make
them 8" (finished) square.
I felt their pretty designs needed some breathing space,
so cut 1 1/2" white and cream strips to border them