Alice Peterman Tise created this summery table covering for use in her home on Oxford Street.
Also called “jiffy” lace, this crocheting technique uses a broomstick in addition to a crochet hook.
This handmade example of school spirit dates back to 1928.
Alice Kingrea’s choice of bright colors and embroidered botanicals makes a simple chair pad pop.
Airy bedcovering crocheted by Minnie Belcher Harman who was also a noted quilter.
Crocheting was one of many creative expressions for Rheba Mabery Vaughn.
Kate Boone applied traditional rag rug techniques in crocheting this garden hat out of plastic bread bags.
Dark wooden furniture was protected and brightened by the use of dresser scarves.
Beulah Harmon Shelor wove many yards of carpet on a loom previously used by her mother and grandmother.
Samples of toweling, tablecloth, and bed ticking materials woven on home looms from linen grown and processed in the county.
Effie K. Brown used intricate stitches to hem the decorative border on this handkerchief.
Sturdy linen towel embellished with handknit lace.
Cotton thread knitted into fine lace decorates two simple pillowcases.
This pattern required 256 star “motifs” joined together to make a full-sized bedspread.
Tatting done by Henrietta Boone of Falling Branch.
Octavia Pack Dickerson Janney and her daughter Cora Janney Dickerson both wore this dress.