Aunt Mayme's Attic

Aunt Mayme’s Attic where vintage linens find new life in modern and functional items. My Shop name came as a result of my desire to keep vintage embroidered linens out of the landfills.  Many items like this I found during the summers I spent as a child visiting maternal relatives, so many years ago. Aunt Mayme, (“May-me”) my oldest aunt, lived in an old farmhouse with a walk in attic. This home contained several assorted pieces of furniture, glassware, and most especially trunks that held clothing and other personal items, such as photographs.

I’ve always been a lover and sewer of vintage linens, ever since my Aunt Mayme let me play in her farmhouse trunk. When I saw them stashed away, I was saddened because they weren’t getting used. My shop is about bringing those linens out of our “trunks” and using them in modern and functional ways.

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Embroidery Throw Pillow

$20.00

Overview

  • Materials:
    • vintage cotton fabric, pillow form, hand embroidered linen, vintage person love

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Description

This Vintage Embroidery Throw Pillow is the perfect addition to any room in your home! This small accent accessory will fit right in with your cottage style home decor. Whether it be on a bed or chair, or even your guest room, the enhancement will give your home a country cottage feel. Your home is a reflection of your personality so it’s important to add little touches and details that will show that. This vintage linen hand-embroidered cushion is totally unique and will add the perfect accent to your country style home.

Vintage Embroidery Throw Pillow

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: vintage cotton fabric, pillow form, hand embroidered linen, vintage person love
  • Only ships within United States.

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Beth Pierce – Owner/Designer

Hand embroidered vintage linens have been a love of mine ever since I was a child and rummaged through an old trunk found in my Aunt Mayme’s (“May-Mee”s) attic. While perusing the pillowcases, tea towels, and dresser scarves that my aunt, and possibly my deceased grandmother worked, I came to the conclusion that they would never be locked away if I had them.

Although my ability to hand embroider is long since gone, it’s my love of vintage linens I want to share with you in Aunt Mayme’s Attic. Vintage linens are upcycled into modern and functional items, thereby bringing the past to the present and allowing the beauty of the handwork to shine through.

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