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#m2088 – INSTRUCTION BOOKLETS – DOILIES AND TABLECLOTHS - $18.00

NEAT “HOW-TO” BOOKS! THE DOILY BOOK IS DATED 1956 FROM AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY AND IS STAR DOILY BOOK NO. 128. THE TABLECLOTH BOOK HAS A 1947 COPYRIGHT DATE, FIRST EDITION BY CLARK’S J & P COATS. AND, AS A BONUS, THERE’S AN INSTRUCTION SHEET FOR “CROCHETED BABY DOLL SCATTER PINS” BY F. W. WOOLWORTH CO.

#m2038 – NEEDLEWORK – “LEARN HOW” BOOK - $12.00

NEAT LEARN “HOW TO” BOOK! THIS ONE SHOWS INSTRUCTIONS FOR CROCHET, KNITTING, TATTING, AND EMBROIDERY. THESE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE ITEMS TO CREATE: CROCHETED COLLAR, CROCHETED LUNCHEON SET, CROCHETED CHANGE PURSE, AFGHAN, FILET TRAY CLOTH, MITTENS, ANKLETS, TATTED EDGING FOR HANKIES, COLLARS, ETC, MONOGRAMS. BOOK HAS COPYRIGHT DATE OF 1941 BY THE SPOOL COTTON COMPANY AND IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION!

#m1947 – HEXE NEEDLE THREADER (WEST GERMANY) SOLD

STILL IN ITS ORIGINAL BOX, THIS IS “THE AUTOMATIC NEEDLE THREADER” MADE BY HEXE OF WESTERN GERMANY! NEEDLE THREADER IS COMPLETE WITH USE INSTRUCTION SHEET AND APPEARS UNUSED. BOX IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION BUT HAS SUSTAINED SMALL AMOUNT OF DAMAGE CAUSED BY TAG/STICKER REMOVAL. NEAT AND USEFUL ITEM!

#m1914 – SEWING – FIGURAL PIN CUSHION - $10.00

NEAT LITTLE PINCUSHION THAT IS SIMILAR TO ONE SHOWN ON PAGE 20 OF “SEWING TOOLS AND TRINKETS” BY HELEN THOMPSON! THE ONE IN BOOK SHOWS A BIRD ON A WHALE’S TALE WHILE THIS ONE IS A CUTE BROWN OWL PERCHED ON A TURTLE’S HEAD. MADE OF GLASS AND IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. ONE SIDE OF THE CUSHION IS SUN FADED, THERE IS A ¼” SMOOTH CHIP ON END, AND THE “BUMP” ON TURTLE’S NECK HAS A LINE THAT IS ALMOST LIKE A BREAK BUT IT DID NOT COME OFF AND IS NOT ALL LOOSE SO I SURMISE IT IS A PRODUCTION BLEMISH (PER REFERENCE BOOK, THIS IS BLOWN GLASS). REALLY CUTE AND COLLECTIBLE SEWING ITEM BUT IT’S NOT PERFECT AND IS PRICED ACCORDINGLY.

#m1890 – HOMMER SEWING “BASKET” (PINK) - $38.00

CUTE LITTLE PLASTIC SEWING BASKET MADE BY HOMMER MANUFACTURING COMPANY! ROUND IN SHAPE, LID IS CLEAR WITH IN-MOLD FLORAL PATTERN, BOTTOM IS PINK AND HAS IN-MOLD BASKET WEAVE PATTERN. CLEAR PLASTIC INTERIOR TRAY HAS FOAM RUBBER RING (FOR NEEDLE STORAGE) THAT SLIPS OVER THE THIMBLE HOLDER, TRAY HOLDS THREAD, ETC. AND LIFTS OUT FOR MORE STORAGE UNDERNEATH (WILL HOLD SMALL SCISSORS, ETC). THIS IS A SUPER RETRO ITEM AND IS IN GREAT CONDITION!

#m1814 – ALUMINUM WARE – PINK THREAD HOLDER WITH 31 SPOOLS SOLD

ISN’T THIS AN INTERESTING ALUMINUM ITEM – A THREAD HOLDER! IT’S PINK COLOR ALUMINUM AND COMES WITH 31 WOODEN SPOOLS OF THREAD. SOME OF THE SPOOLS ARE FULL WHILE OTHERS HAVE ONLY A SMALL AMOUNT OF THREAD. SEVERAL ARE MARKED: “ATINSIL, NONE BETTER, MERCERIZED COTTON”. THERE ARE ALSO: CLARKS, COATS & CLARKS, J & P COATS, LILY, STAR, AND MECCA. COLLECTIBLE AND USEFUL ITEM!

#ch771 – THOMAS KINKADE CHRISTMAS STOCKING KIT SOLD

I HAVE 2 OF THESE KINKADE STOCKING KITS! THEY’RE THE “SUNDAY EVENING SLEIGH RIDE”, KIT NO. 51102. THESE ARE EMBELLISHED CROSS STITCH KITS AND PER PACKAGE, THE FINISHED SIZE IS 12" X 17". ALSO PER PACKAGE, "KIT CONTAINS: DESIGN PRINTED IN FULL COLOR ON 14-COUNT POLYESTER/COTTON AIDA CLOTH, 100% COTTON FLOSS, DECORATIVE THREADS, NEEDLE, CHART, AND EASY-TO-FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS". PACKAGES HAVE NOT BEEN OPENED.

#m1618 - ENESCO – BETSY ROSS SEWING LADY - $70.00

NEAT ITEM – ENESCO’S BETSY ROSS PIN CUSHION/TAPE MEASURE FROM THE KITCHEN INDEPENDENCE LINE! MEASURES 4 ¾” TALL AND IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION – SHE HAS A TEENY DING (FLECK) ON THE BACK OF HER CHAIR AND THE TAPE MEASURE HAS SPRUNG. IT COULD PROBABLY BE REPLACED WITH A SMALL ROUND TAPE MEASURE BECAUSE IT JUST SETS INSIDE THE FIGURINE – NOT ATTACHED BUT HELD IN PLACE WITH A COUPLE SMALL PIECES OF NEWSPAPER (ORIGINAL TO ITEM). PINCUSHION IS SAWDUST FILLED. SUPER ITEM, VERY DIFFICULT TO FIND!

#m1531 - HOMMER PLASTIC SEWING CASE - $24.00

CUTE LITTLE SEWING CASE MADE BY HOMMER MANUFACTURING COMPANY! CASE IS HARD PLASTIC, BOTTOM IS GREEN, LID IS CLEAR. MEASURES 6 5/8" LONG, 4 1/2" WIDE, 1 5/8" TALL. NEAT ITEM, VERY COLLECTIBLE!

 

#m1529 - SET OF 2 DARNERS (WOODEN) - $30.00

VERY NICE SEWING AIDS -- LISTING HAS 2 DARNERS MADE OF WOOD! ONE IS 5 3/4" LONG (HAS A SHORTER HANDLE -- 3") AND END IS MORE OBLONG IN SHAPE. THE OTHER IS 7" LONG (HANDLE IS 4 1/2" LONG) AND THE END IS MORE ROUND (ALMOST EGG SHAPE).
 

#m1405 - RUG BRAIDER AND LACER - $40.00

WOW -- MAKE YOUR OWN RUGS WITH THESE GREAT TOOLS! IN THE ORIGINAL ENVELOPE PACKAGE AND WITH ORIGINAL INSTRUCTION SHEET, THERE ARE 3 METAL BRAIDING TOOLS AND 1 METAL LACER. PER PACKAGE -- "NO SEWING, NO ROUGH EDGES, BRAID A RUG IN A DAY -- USE YOUR OLD CLOTHES. RUGS WILL BE REVERSIBLE -- RUGS WILL ALWAYS LIE FLAT". THESE ARE NOT NEW ITEMS -- AT THE BOTTOM OF THE INSTRUCTION SHEET IS AN OFFER FOR NEW WOOLEN STRIPPINGS THAT WERE AVAILABLE FROM THE "RUGMAKER, DES MOINES 16, IOWA". NEAT RETRO ITEMS!

#m609 - CELLULOID BUTTON HOOK - $25.00

REALLY NEAT VINTAGE ACCESSORY! THIS IS A BUTTON HOOK WITH CELLULOID HANDLE. MEASURES 7 3/8" FROM END TO END, THE HANDLE MEASURES 3 11/16" LONG, 11/16" WIDE (AT WIDEST PART). IT IS A BUTTERSCOTCH COLOR AND HAS A SHINY LIGHT YELLOW DECORATIVE LAYER ON THE FRONT. VERY NICE.
 

#m579 - SEWING ACCESSORIES -- "WITCH" NEEDLE THREADER IN ORIGINAL BOX! - $20.00


NEEDLE THREADER IN NEW AND UNUSED CONDITION! THIS IS THE RED AND WHITE PLASTIC MODEL -- I REMEMBER MY GRANDMOTHER USING ONE ON HER "MENDING" DAY. THE BOX HAS PRINTED ON BACK: "MADE IN WESTERN GERMANY, GERMAN AND FOREIGN PATENTS". THIS IS COLLECTIBLE FOR THE NEEDLE THREADER AS WELL AS FOR THE BOX.

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