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It's easy and it's fun!!

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Friday, August 17

Lovely Old Sewing Box

I am always on the lookout for old Sewing boxes.
This one I found recently is a beauty!

There are two little doors on the top that open up to make everything you could need accessable.

It came filled with old stuff, most of it was not very interesting.  
The old Oil Tin was the prize inside it.  It is sitting on my shelf now.

The owner had a measurement chart taped to the inside of one of the doors.
I could see how I might tape a list of measurements I use often.

You know, like ....22" of lace to gather around the neck of a daygown.
Information like that.

This is where it is living for now!

I love old things!


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4 comments:

Kellie said...

Oh that is just the neatest sewing box... love it!

suziwong said...

it's lovely! *sigh* i too love things that have lived a previous life with another owner. Give me old over new any day of the week.

Martha said...

So sweet and that little oil tin is adorable.

Rebecca said...

Love love LOVE that old sewing box. I made over a few but I like them in their original state just as much!

xoRebecca

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