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I learned to embroider when I was a kid, when everyone was really into cross stitch (remember the '80s?). Eventually, I migrated to surface embroidery, teaching myself with whatever I could get my hands on...read more

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Vintage Embroidery Designs: Iron on Transfers


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Vintage embroidery designs are definitely charming. If you are into vintage embroidery and are looking for a resource for these “old” iron on transfer patterns, you should check out the Vintage Embroidery Transfer pages at Pattern Bee.

You’ll find all kinds of vintage embroidery patterns here, in iron-on format so you can quickly get down to the matter of stitching. Patterns for quilts, kitchen and household linens, baby goods, etc., are all available. There’s even a “free stuff” section, if you’re looking for a traceable design to use today.

The homepage exudes vintage:

If you like vintage embroidery patterns, check out Pattern Bee’s Gallery as well. Lots of photos for browsing!


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  1. I am looking for a pattern of “cows” to embroidery . This pattern has several different views of the black and while cows , sunbatheing , and doing other amusing poses. I useed to have this pattern but in moveing to NZ, I lost it .. can you tell me where to find another ? thank you

  2. I am looking for angel iron-on patterns for a baby quilt. I had a pattern at one time that had a
    Now i lay me down to sleep prayer in the center & an angel on each corner in different poses.
    Would appreciate your help in locating a similar pattern.

    1. Hi, I just found your request online when I was searching for the exact same pattern for my mom, did you ever have any luck finding one, if so I would really like to get one for my mom. Thanks!

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