December 28 2010 Tuesday at 08:33 AM

Teeny Tiny Stitches

 

 

Look what I got for Christmas! A box of vintage, WWII-era (and earlier?), embroidered linens. Swoon! There were several different pieces including tea-towels, making it a small collection of its own. But my favorite was this set of embroidered cocktail napkins with Japanese motifs:

I think these are the tiniest stitches I ever did see! (Thank you for my wonderful present.)