Tea cozies have taken their share of knocks, but as far as I am concerned, it’s time for a revival of this completely useful object, which can also add a bright spot to any kitchen scene. A tea cozy—along with a beautiful teapot and a tea tin full of your favorite brew—makes a great wedding present. Although your friends may not have discovered the luxury of a winter afternoon tea party, they’ll be eager to try it out.
from Colorful Stitchery: 65 Embroidery Projects to Personalize Your Home
by Kristin Nicholas