antique thimbles

Thimble collection of nine antique silver & gold sewing thimbles.

Rare and gorgeous tape measure modeled as an acorn is made of sterling silver and dates to the late 18th century/ very early 19th cent.

Rare tape measure modeled as an acorn : sterling silver : late century / very early century

Pinned using PinFace!

sewing kit ~ because everybody needs a barb & a line where fishing meets sewing. What if your hook rips a hole in your TROUTSERS? Bahaha Ok that was funnily CRAPPY.

Listed as a Sewing tool, this bag is made of silk, gilt thread,  cotton. Dated between 1914 -1920. It's 9" high.  It's beautifully embroidered and trimmed.

Sewing Bag, circa American or European, silk, gilt thread, cotton

Antique c 1820 English Miniature Silk Patchwork Sewing Pin Cushions

Antique c 1820 English Miniature Silk Patchwork Sewing Pin Cushions

Antique c 1820 English Miniature Silk Patchwork Sewing Pin Cushions - Use old silk ties!

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Sewing Case (Housewife); figured and checked wool, green flowered damask back, black silk braid, unrolled: 11 x 4-1/8", 19th century

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Sewing Case (Housewife); figured and checked wool, green flowered damask back, black silk braid, unrolled: 11 x century

1969.3107 Needlework Case Place of Origin: United States, North America Date: 1795-1820 Materials: Cotton; Wool; Silk

Textiles (Needlework) - Sewing roll (Huswif) - Search the Collection - Winterthur Museum

C. 1840 antique blue and brown calico sewing roll

1840 antique blue and brown calico sewing roll pre civil war era fabric

Two exceptionally fine American needle cases. Small one is linen with silk binding, circa 1800, two tabs for hanging - 5-1/4" long by 3-9/16" wide. Other rollup dates to about 1820, cotton, measures an unusually large 19" long by 6-3/4" wide.

Two exceptionally fine American needle cases. Small one is linen with silk binding, circa two tabs for hanging - long by wide. Other rollup dates to about cotton, measures an unusually large long by wide.

Gorgeous little case! Easy to recreate with the templates and techniques in Fanciful Utility!

leather sewing kit - late to early

1862 Godey's. "Fancy pocket-book made of velvet or leather."

"Fancy pocket-book made of velvet or leather.

Tiny checked antique silk pincushion.

Tiny checked antique silk pincushion.

FOUR SEWING ROLLS All with interior cases; Gray suede leather, light blue satin interior, pockets, scissor holder, 11" l; Red leather, red satin interior, metal clasp on case, embroidered needlecloths, pockets, 11" l; Bronzed leather, gold satin interior, sterling thimble, pockets, embroidered needlecloths, 11" l; Bronzed leather, blue silk interior, two embroidered felt needlecloths, pocket, brown ribbons, 4 1/2" l.

Four Shaker sewing kits.

Shaker pincushions www.willishenry.c...

Shaker pincushions www.

Godey's Lady's Book February 1864

Godey's Lady's Book February 1864

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