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Thread: Thrift Store Find - Hand Stitched Wall Hanging

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    Check this out. It's a 20 by 20 inches woollen hand-stiched wall hanging and it's backed with cotton. It seems to be cross-stitch and I think it is Italian because the backing is stamped in Italian (It says dry clean, unless I'm mistaken.)

    The maker has alternated which stitch is on top ie right to left or left to right. It cost me $12 and I love it.

    I appreciate that not all of you will like it as it's quite bold and that isn't to everybody's taste, but I'm planning to sew a sleeve on the back so I can hang it up in the living room.


    BTW We call them op shops (opportunity shops), rather than thrift stores here in Australia.

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    I love it! What a good deal you got on it. And it looks so nicely done. Thanks for sharing.

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    I love it ! Someone put a lot of time into that and now it has a wonderful new home , lucky you :mrgreen:

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    Like your screen name implies, it's mosiac looking. I really like it & it will stand out once it's hung in your living room. Bet there is a special spot already picked out for it. Great find.

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    Wow, great find, I love it, we call them 'op shops' here too!

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    You lucky duck!! I am Green with envy. It's an excellent find. And so versatile.. that will fit in with Lots of decors!

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    Wow! Great find!

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    that is so nice!!

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    What a beautiful wall hanging!!! I love the design, lucky you!!! :D:D:D

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    I love it. So striking. I love black and white and red to it's perfect to me. What a great find. I love your name for thrift stores.

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