10/1/12

Collecting Sewing Stuff

 
SEWING COLLECTIBLES
Vintage Scissors Wall Pocket
Gingher Dressmaker Shears
These belonged to my late Mother-in-law who bought them probably in the 1960's and never used them. 
She was one who put away her 'Nice Things' for a rainy day. 
I love using them to cut fabric...which is often...to remind me of a 'Special Woman' in my life. 
1930's Scrap Quilt
One of many 1930's Tops I have restored, repurposed and quilted.
1930's Quilt Show coming later in '31 Days of Collecting'.
 
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9 comments:

  1. My mother threatened us kids within an inch of our lives if we EVER used her scissors for crafts. She would not have needed that holder!

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  2. I'm very particular about my kitchen scissors and get very cranky if they've been used and not returned!

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  3. I'm always telling my husband, who can never find his glasses, "If they aren't on your face then put them in their case." So I think this makes total since, but I still hide my good scissors.~Ames

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  4. Sue, I love the wall pocket! My girls knew not to mess with my "sewing scissors" (and I knew not to mess with MY Mom's!). It's going to be fun seeing what you pull of our hiding for the next 31 days! BTW, I like your sidebar idea. I think I'm gonna copy/complement you!

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  5. I love a challenge! but I think I'll pass on showing off my collectables (hehe) I have to work on some socks.

    And yes, I have my scissors in a certain spot and they better be there when I come lookin' for them!

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  6. Love that you're using and enjoying the scissors:@)

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  7. Sue, what a great way to spend the month of October. I can't wait to see all of your goodies - and I know that you have goodies.

    Even though I am not a "sewer", I don't want people messing with my scissors either. Love this post. Now on to #2.

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  8. I like to use my 'nice things'. When I first moved out of the house, I would serve coke in my crystal, and eat chili dogs on my china. Everything tasted better when using those dishes. Since my budget was so small, I needed all the help I could get.

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  9. Somewhere in my storage I have a pair of left handed scissors my mom bought me in high school for sewing! I know those set her back $$! I need to get those in a safe place! She bought them at the local fabric store so many years ago!

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