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1940s Filled Darning Box

Great vintage find by PrideandPreciousness (45.00 USD) http://ift.tt/1IkXsnp

1940s Filled Darning Box

Great vintage find by PrideandPreciousness (45.00 USD) http://ift.tt/1IkXsnp

Show and Tell Knitting Mystery

Knit one, purl one, knit one, purl one….oh, hi there!

We made lots of progress in the past week.

Ethel was actually involved in 3 projects, this just shows one. 139 more words

Knitting

The mending pile

I remember when I was a child there was always a “mending pile” — items waiting for Mom to sit down and sew on a lost button here, fix a falling hem there.  377 more words

Good Things

Wholesome and necessary are words that describe two materials known to humankind for thousands of years;  linen & shell.  I shouldn’t  crave these things, these essential objects as I do, but  I do love the little  unworldly things in life…  like ice cream, linen, and shell buttons. 363 more words

Linen

Sweater Saved by Darning It

The first time I saw a darning egg, it wasn’t an egg, it was a mushroom and it belonged to my grandmother. It was early in the ’70’s and she still used it regularly. 640 more words

Homesteading