Vintage Thingy Thursday

As I’m in the process of cleaning up my workroom, I thought I’d show you some vintage sewing thingys today:

  • Australian Home Journal from 1957 (still has the patterns in it)
  • Simplicity Cross Stitch transfer pattern from 1946 (I grabbed this one because I thought the illustrations were rather cute)
  • “Novelty” Embroidery Trimming, not sure how old this is, my guess is the ’20s (it’s quite lovely and stitched with proper embroidery floss rather than plain cotton)

Still a lot of work to do in making my workroom workable once again. So far I’ve got my new shelves in, put all my books in the bookcase section, and packed away tidily my vintage embroidery stuff (priorities). Next step is to sort out my fabric stash, which is not large, but very disorganised and scattered. Wish me luck.

More Thingys via the Apron Queen.


4 Responses to “Vintage Thingy Thursday”

  1. 1 THE ESSESS Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 10:25 am

    Nice collection of Vintage Goodness! Hope you sort your workroom out! My desk is piled high, I think I should do some organising too!

  2. 2 nomes Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 12:27 pm

    hey there lovey hosting a theme for a day won’t you join me

  3. 3 mub Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 7:27 pm

    I love old sewing paraphernalia!

  4. 4 Jewelgirl Friday, October 17, 2008 at 8:42 am

    Love the fashions on the pattern
    book, colorful, bright and 1950’s!

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