Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Baxter and McDonnell Home Decor Motifs


Today I'm featuring some more Baxter and McDonnell motifs but they are ones for more unusual sewing.

Like hanger covers!  Maybe they were popular back when this was published (1924).  I have one or two more elaborate ones that someone gave me but they are padded.

Here's one with a different embroidered design:

Cottage life remains popular to this day.  The first motif is for a bag (like sewing bag) or a pillow.  The second is another motif for a sewing bag:


Here's a motif for bookends.  It's from 1923 and one is supposed to cover metal bookends bought at the store (article stated that the metal ones were only .25).

1922 Appliqued lamp shade patterns:

Have a safe and happy day!

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