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Vintage Sewing Pattern = Insta-Art

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  • How to make a framed decoration. Vintage Sewing Pattern Insta Art - Step 1
    Step 1

    Score some vintage sewing patterns with great envelope cover art on eBay, etsy, or the old-fashioned way in a junk shop or antique store.

  • How to make a framed decoration. Vintage Sewing Pattern Insta Art - Step 2
    Step 2

    Spraypaint cheap 5"x7" frames the color of your choice.

  • How to make a framed decoration. Vintage Sewing Pattern Insta Art - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pop in those lovely ladies (you may need to trim the pattern envelope to size) and hang.

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Joy K.
Joy K. · Garland, Texas, US · 80 projects
Such a cute little idea~ I love the pictures for vintage patterns.. never thought of hanging them up Happy
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Sydnie S.
Sydnie S.
I absolutely love this idea, it would match perfectly in my room=]
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JusteMoi
JusteMoi
I love it. if that was on my wall, it would inspire me over and over again, just by me looking at it! i love vintage clothing, and i would wear it, but, its out of the ordianary, AND i have school uniforms Happy
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Krafty.Kourtney
Krafty.Kourtney · Blaine, Minnesota, US · 4 projects
THIS IS AMAZINGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG
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NinjaGato
NinjaGato · Olympia, Washington, US
Amazing idea! I would love to find some vintage knitting patterns to frame.
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Lani H.
Lani H.
Great idea! I'm so doing this.
Also the photography is pretty great.
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Generaljen
Generaljen · San Francisco, California, US
I LOVE this idea, but hate the idea of cutting up my patterns! So how 'bout color copying them instead? Love this!
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Bonzz
Bonzz · Southampton, England, GB · 1 project
ive got heap lods of those pattern covers but i was wondering, where did you get that one?! its amazing! :O
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WhatsHerName
WhatsHerName · Chaffee, New York, US
Adorable! What a great way to decorate a sewing or craft room. I usually use the tissue to wrap glassware that I sell, now I have a use for the envelopes too.
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Marty B.
Marty B. · Boulder, Colorado, US · 1 project
I actually went to Goodwill and found some REALLY nice Vintage patterns for cheap prices Happy
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