This is a wonderful idea. I definitely want to try making this project. Thanks for sharing.
Originally posted on adisoninmadison:
I’m collecting doilies to create table runners for my wedding reception. The big day is still a year and a half away, and it seems a shame to keep all that lacy goodness boxed up until then. So I’ve found a way to display some of my favorite pieces! It’s very inexpensive, both the doilies and the embroidery hoops can be found easily at thrift stores. I’ve never paid more than a dollar for one. This is so easy that it almost doesn’t warrant a tutorial, but I’ll give you one anyway for those folks who prefer step by step instructions to winging it.
Brightly colored thread or embroidery floss
Wooden embroidery hoops
1. Choose an embroidery hoop and doily that are roughly the same size, the hoop should be a bit smaller. Stretch the doily onto the hoop, although not too tight since your doily may…
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