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The Kitchen Linens Book ... Excellent Vintage Embroidery Patterns

I bought this fabulous book ... No I don't sew, crochet, cross stitch or embroider ... but I think I'm going to.  Saw this, thumbed through it ... and I had to have it.  The Kitchen Linens Book: Using, Sharing, and Cherishing the Fabrics of Our Daily Lives by EllynAnne Geisel.
This is a book after my own heart. What could be better than great vintage table linens? For me, the answer is not much! These are truly adorable patterns that remind my of the pillowcases and hand towels in my closet that my grandmother made me.  Not only does this book stir up memories, but it makes you want to create memories too!
Here is a fabulous book review by Kelly from Modern June. "EllynAnne knows her table linens; she has spent years collecting– she sees each piece as a memory. The Kitchen Linens Book covers them all, from humble workhorses like pot-holders, trivets, and towels, to casual dining linens for picnics and tailgate parties, to more elegant linens for gatherings like garden partie…