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SOLD! Velvet Heart Pin Cushion

*Item is SOLD! Thanks so much. I'm happy to offer you a primly aged velvet heart shaped pin cushion with a sprig of appliqued wool flowers with embroidered stitches to brighten up your sewing basket, or simply display in a primitive bowl. It is made in the tradition of seamstresses of centuries past when keeping pins tidy and safe was of utmost importance. Pincushions were often exchanged between friends. The velvet has been aged to mimic the wear that sharp pins will create after years of taking them in and out. Surrounding the entire outside of the heart is a row of embroidered stitches as embellishment. The pincushion has been firmly stuffed with wool and cotton. The bottom of the pin cushion is made from a wonderful 1800's reproduction cotton print fabric. I think it is particularly nice and in keeping with the time period. Please scroll through the photos to view all the details. All visible stitching is done by my hand. My selling price includes shipping. I'm kindly asking $35.00.
$35.00

Fancy Sheep Box

This little sheep is all dressed up and mounted on a paper mache box. The box is painted red and has a waxed finish. The box is 4 1/2" tall x 9" across. Please email oldethymeneedlework@aol.com The box is $25 and the shipping is $5
$25.00

SOLD By My Hands Wood Box

I took one of our wood boxes and inserted a raised appliqued topper. Using hand dyed wool I stitched the pot of flowers and a bee in place with a straight stitch onto walnut stained osnaburg. Using Valdani threads I stitched "By my Hands" and the date 1803. This will make a great little sewing box! The box is painted with a distressed look in our Pewter color and the inside and bottom are stained. It measures 8 3/4" x 5 1/4" x 4 1/2" tall. Click on the picture to see the inside of the box and a close up of the stitching. Comes from a smoke free home and shipping will be $8.50
$52.00

SOLD Liberty Pocket

I designed this pocket a few years back and had an order for one so I decided to make two! It measures 7" x 6 1/2" with a 7" strap. Hand-dyed wool was used for the applique along with Valdani threads used for the embroidery. The pocket is made from Walnut stained osnaburg and fully lined with a light blue star cotton fabric. A patriotic pot of flowers with a flag and some penny flowers. Click on the picture to see the inside of the bag and a close up of the stitching. Comes from a smoke free home and shipping will be $4.00 in the US.
$32.00

~butter mold heart pillow tuck~

SOLD...BUTTER MOLD HEART PILLOW TUCK...this wonderful pillow tuck is a combination of wool appliqué, crewel embroidery and 3-D wool felt appliqué on aged saffron linen. The pillow is backed with a golden homespun very similar in color to the linen. The pillow tuck is filled with clean fabric scraps for a lumpy, primitive feel. The size is 11" wide and 10" high. This pillow is my interpretation of a pattern by Julie of My Primitive Heart. It does come signed and dated by me. BUTTER MOLD HEART PILLOW TUCK is SPOKEN FOR.

Sold thank you ****Joy Table Mat

This piece brought so many wonderful memories flooding back to me I just had to stitch it. It’s made from 100% wool, it is completely hand-stitched and features tiny French knots for the skates eyelets. It is 13” long x 6 1/2” wide. I used a pattern by Buttermilk Basin. Kindly asking $52.00 shipping is $5.50.
$52.00

Sold Thank You ***Snowman Table Mat

I loved stitching this sweet guy! He brought a smile to my face with every single stitch. He is completely hand-stitched using 100% wool fabrics and backed with a wonderful cotton quilt fabric. It is 13 1/2” x 11” and would make a perfect addition to your winter and holiday decorations. He was made using a pattern by Buttermilk Basin. Kindly asking $72.00 shipping is $6.50.
$72.00

Poinsettia Basket Hornbook ***SOLD***

This piece features a wool applique red poinsettia flower basket. I used a Blackbird Designs punchneedle design for the inspiration. This piece is all hand stitched on a piece of natural woven fabric. I've stitched on golden yellow beads to the center of each flower and added a piece of cotton twill tape with buttons for an accent. It's attached to a blue black wooden hornbook and trimmed in green overdyed chenille. Overall piece measures 11" H by 7" W. Comes to you signed and dated on the back. Travel fare insured priority $8.50.
$72.00

~wool applique cornucopia pillow~

SOLD~WOOL APPLIQUE CORNUCOPIA PILLOW~ Ahhhh, the warmth of wool! This hand stitched Cornucopia pillow is all about the harvest, fall and thanksgiving. The background is a cream and taupe plaid. All the appliques are wool and have been meticulously stitched to the background. There are a few places with additional embroidery stitches and a 3-dimentional flower. The pillow is 15" x 10.5" and is filled with clean cotton strips to give it a heavy, lumpy feel. The back of the pillow is a chocolate brown homespun. This design is from 1894 Cottonwood House...I did do some personal interpreting of the design by combining another technique in the pattern. WOOL APPLIQUE CORNUCOPIA PILLOW is SPOKEN FOR.

Primitive Wall Pocket

A wonderful primitive piece ready to hang on a wall or from a peg to hold anything from envelopes to sewing tools to combs. A perfect primitive addition to any room. The fabrics are aged nicely with modest amounts of stressing and over dyeing to give it that vintage look. There are three vintage buttons, two wood and one painted china as well as aged twill tape for hanging. The appliqué heart cut from an old feedsack and is primly hand stitched in place. The gathered pocket is primly hand stitched in place with a button at each corner. The back is covered with repro homespun fabric and slightly padded with wool batting.The overall measurement is 10 1/2 x 7 1/2”. The pocket is 5 x 7 1/2”. The fabrics are shades of blue. The items pictured in the pocket are not included in your purchase. Shipping is included in the price.
$48.00

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