Crafting trendsetter Suzanne McNeill shows how to use vintage embroidery to add a nostalgic touch to anything you sew. Throughout the years, women have decorated their world by stitching artistic designs onto quilts, pillows, linens, laundry bags, potholders, and more. Now you can give new life to these charming motifs of olden days. Inside this book you'll discover a treasure chest of authentic embroidery patterns from the classic magazines and needlework catalogs of days gone by. From birds and bunnies to flowers and fruit, hundreds of retro-cool designs are accompanied by gorgeous color photographs, stitching advice, and four step-by-step projects. You're sure to find the perfect inspiration here for creating either a thoughtful gift or a new family heirloom.