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Leather Accoutrements

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Wooden Wagons & Wheelbarrows

Additional Information

17th, 18th, & 19th Century Sewing Accessories (continued)
Period Scissors & Shears
 
3 sizes of black chinese scissors

Chinese Scissors
 These scissors are unusual in appearance, but can be used in many ways. Large loops for griping power and turning blades to cut intricate angles and shapes. Capable of cutting silk to sheet metal. They also make excellent craft scissors, hard carbon steel approximately 4.0 inches long (SMALL); 5.5 inches long (MEDIUM); overall 8 inches long (LARGE).

 Small: $4.00 each
Medium: $5.50 each
 
Large: $7.00 each

Sewing Nippers
 Great fast cutting-economy style scissors. Great for needle work. Carbon steel and approximately 3.5 inches long.

 $3.00 each

Black Sewing Nippers

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Gold-Plated or Silver (Nickel) Finish Stork Shape Embroidery Scissors
 Beautiful gold-plated fancy handled scissors are reminiscent of some found in 18th century work baskets, these are extremely sharp and cut very nicely. Either style are perfect for modern needlework as well as those portraying the 18th century. 
 Straight point & 4.0 inches overall length.

 $6.00 each
Nickel (Silver) & Gold Finish Stork Scissors  


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Brass Vintage Style Sewing Bird (Third Hand)

Third Hand / Sewing Bird

Brass vintage style sewing bird clamp with red velvet pin cushion, also known as a third hand.
 $32.00 each

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Brass Vintage Style Sewing Bird (Third Hand)

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Handmade Horn Thimbles
Antique Vintage Horn Sewing Thimble

Criss-Cross Top Horn Thimble

Horn thimble with criss-cross pattern at the top for pushing needles as well as ridges near the top.
 $6.00 each

Antique Vintage Horn Sewing Thimble

Smooth Top Horn Thimble

Horn thimble with a smooth top for doing delicate needlework or cross-stitch.
 $6.00 each

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Antique Beehive Style Vintage Horn Sewing Thimble

Beehive Style Horn Thimble

Horn thimble in the pattern of a beehive.
 $6.00 each

Handmade Horn Thimble Ornament (one of a kind)

Colorful Horn Thimble Ornament

This ornament is recreated from a layered horn thimble and then made into an ornament. The thimble itself is not available as the walls could not be made thin enough.
 $6.00 each

Handmade Horn Thimble Ornament (one of a kind)

 


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Needlecases (Needle Cases)
 

Boxwood Needlecase or Bodkin Case

This wood needle case was reproduced from an original found in bone in New England. The size will accommodate sail and harness needles, and can be used for bodkins and shorter crochet/tatting hooks.
 $10.00 each

Wood Colonial Style Simple Needlecase

Rosewood Simple Needlecase

This rosewood needle case measures 4-3/8 inches long and 1/2 inch in diameter. The case is handmade and similar to imported needlecases of 18th Century Colonial America. This needle case will accommodate needles up to 2-3/8 inches long. Each case is distinctive from the natural grain and variation from the stain.
 $8.00 each

Handmade Horn Colonial Simple Needlecase

Black Horn Simple Needlecase

This handmade horn needle case measures 4-3/8 inches long and 1/2 inch in diameter (same dimensions and style of the rosewood needlecase above). This needle case will accommodate needles up to 2-3/8 inches long. Each case is distinctive from the natural grain and slight color variation from the natural cow horn.
 $24.00 each
 $16.00 each

Very Simple Nonthreaded 2 Piece Horn Needlecase

Black Horn Small Turned Needlecase

This handmade horn needle case is 2 pieces, but no threading. The shape of this needle case is the same as the bone needlecase we offer below with threading, but more finished. This case is a little rough around the edges.
 $30.00 each
 $16.00 each

Handmade JP Style Hand-turned Horn Needlecase

Hand Turned Horn Needlecase

This handmade intricately hand-turned horn needle case is popular among the outdoorsmen for their sewing kits, the turns and ridges around the body of the case have been used to wrap thread around for a compact travelling sewing kit.
 $42.00 each

Fancy Turned Bone Needle Case Threaded

Hand Turned Bone Needlecase

This handmade intricately hand-turned bone needle case is a copy from an original (in a friend's private collection)..
 $38.00 each

   

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Wood Sewing Kit

This is a larger sewing kit kit, includes another wood insert that doubles a needlecase with a cap and a triple spool for various threads. Comes with a metal thimble. $42.00

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Horn or Bone Cases Seam Ripper

A 20th century tool hidden in a hand turned bone or horn style needle case. A tool many of us can't seam to sew without!!

 $45.00 each

Folding 18th Century Horn Magnifier/Magnifying Lens

Folding 18th Century Pocket Magnifier

Horn Encased Magnifiers

Copied from an original from Great Britian. This is a simple magnifier or loupe that is easily carried in bag or pocket, the lens will fold into the case to protect the lens.
Magnifiers were a common item in Colonial times.

$38.00 each

Simple Folding 18th Century Pocket Horn Magnifying Lens

 

Simple Pendant Magnifier for Sewing

Pendant Metal Magnifier

This is a big handy in a compact easy to use style. The circle magnifying lens is about 2.0 inches in diameter attached to a chain. The chain makes the magnifier into a pendant form and great to work with for those ever changing eyes (due to age or whatever reason)!! In gold-tone or nickel (german silver) finish.

 $5.00 each

Handled Metal Magnifiers

These gorgeous handled magnifiers also come in the nickel (german silver) or gold-tone finsihes. Magnification is approximately 5X, lens measures 1.75 inches in diameter, and overall length is just under 5 inches. At the end of the handles there is a hole for adding this piece to a chatelaine.

 $5.00 each

 
   

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