Vintage Cross Stitch Kitchen Towel Set: {Tableware}

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Here is the latest vintage embroidery series from my personal collection, it’s from 1940 and features six different designs of tableware to use on tea towels or whatever else you like.

Here are the details from the instruction page (you’ll find the individual patterns to download below):

Vintage Embroidery Tableware Set

Vintage Embroidery Tableware Set

This pattern contains motifs to be worked in cross stitch and plain embroidery to be used on kitchen towels.

Linen or some other toweling should be used for towels, and six strand cotton for embroidery.

The motifs are to be done in a variety of colors or shades of one color and black.

Material Requirements:

  • One Towel: 1 yard of 16 or 18 inch material
  • Six strand cotton in each color to be used

Embroidery: Follow Color Suggestions (found below) and work continuous lines, outline stitch; broken lines, running stitch; crosses, cross stitch; loops, lazy daisy stitch; dots, French knots or fine satin stitch.

Downloads

Directions: Click on image to access larger pattern (jpg file format), right click and then save to your desktop. Each of the files have already been flipped so you can trace directly on top of them when transferring to fabric, you’ll find tips for transferring patterns here.

Assorted Glassware

Assorted Glassware

Teapot & Teacups

Teapot & Teacups

Coffee Pot & Cups

Coffee Pot & Cups

Pitcher, Bowl & Glasses

Pitcher, Bowl & Glasses

Assorted Dishware

Assorted Dishware

Plate, Bowl & Glassware

Plate, Bowl & Glassware

Color Suggestions: Work in three shades of one color making crosses in a deep shade; running stitch on glasses, a light shade; leaves, stems and French knots, medium shade; flowers, light shade; or work crosses in predominating color of kitchen; running stitch on glasses, lighter shade of same color or a color to contrast; flowers, shades of various bright colors; centers, black, brown or yellow; leaves and stems, green.

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Published: November 4, 2009
Updated: November 21, 2011

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2 Comments to “Vintage Cross Stitch Kitchen Towel Set: {Tableware}”
  1. Maman Pop says:

    Thanks to you,it’s so pretty.
    Maman Pop

  2. ERNA says:

    I like to cross stitch and forget how long I do it each day. It’s my hobby among other hobbies I have


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