Like a virus, periodically a need to destash sewing items that I know I will never use comes over me. If any of these look like something you need, send an e-mail to NCcabin@aol.com or leave a comment. I had such BIG plans for these things—many years ago. So it’s time to let them go. Prices do not include shipping or insurance.
#5 and #7 #6 and #8 $2 each plus shipping
Drop me an e-mail or comment if you would like any of these items. Paypal is preferred, but personal check or money order is fine.
for you–design from Fil Tire’ and Fancywork Frames and Phrases, shown on a greeting card
For some time now, I have been awed by the inherent kindness and generosity of stitchers. There might be one bad apple in a basket, but the rest of the needleworker bushel is all sweet Honeygold. The “Sisterhood of the Needle” spreads goodness indiscriminately to friends, loved ones and strangers.
I bet YOU are a good apple, a sweet Honeygold.
Lately, examples of this goodness keep popping up in front of me. Let me tell you about a few…… Continue reading
Browse “A STORE” categories for items that interest you. Payment can be made with personal check, postal money order or Paypal. Send an e-mail to NCcabin@aol.com with your order, your shipping address and your method of payment. I will respond with a total, including shipping and sales tax for Florida addresses. If you choose Paypal, I will send you an invoice.
I’m sorry this is more tedious than the one click purchase option on other upscale sites. This is more like a yard sale–bargain prices, changing inventory, and limited quantities. You might be surprised at some of the unique items I have in my stash/hoard/collection!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Heirloom Gown, $8
$4 Margaret Pierce’ Ladies Petticoat…click to enlarge
Julie’s gown, $8
$4…Margaret Pierce Collar…click to enlarge
$4..Margaret Pierce Collar…click to enlarge
$4~~McCall’s Heirloom Blouses, one size per pattern, available in size 8 click to enlarge
Belles and Beaus patterns were first designed and marketed by Betty Rast of Alabama. They were a staple of most heirloom stitchers’ pattern collections. Years later the business was sold to Judith Dobson who added more designs to the collection. The patterns for sale below are all unused, though a little shelf worn from waiting to be made up. Intended for hand embroidery, their unique style and techniques can often be reproduced or tweaked with machine embroidery.
The price for each is $8, less than their original price years ago and far less than their value.
$8…click to enlarge
- Belles and Beaus
- Circa 1915
- 7 Battenburg Lace Patterns, $8
- Suitable for collars, blouses, handkerchiefs, household linens, etc. Directions & illustrations for 7 lace stitches, 2 stitches for attaching lace piece to linen, multisized patterns for square and triangular collars.
$8….. click to enlarge
- Belles and Beaus
- Circa 1916
- More Battenburg Lace Patterns $8 Suitable for collars, blouses, handkerchiefs, household linens, etc. Directions & illustrations included for 8 advanced lace stitches, as well as 7 or more patterns in two sizes each, & round and shawl collar patterns for adult and teen.