We have for your consideration, this lot of eleven (11) vintage softcover Singer Sewing Reference Library books. They were published between 1985 and 1995. Each 128 page book is 10 3/4" x 8 3/8" size. Included are these titles:
$ 12.94 $ 19.95
This listing is for a lot of four crochet instruction booklets published between 1950 and 1951. Each booklet has about 15 pages and features several patterns with accompanying photo illustrations. Sponsors of the booklets are Clark's & Star Book. These booklets are pre-owned and show some wear. Titles of the booklets are:
1. Gifts - knit, crochet, Swedish embroidery. Doilies, hats, slippers, more.
2. Crochet Money-Makers for you Bazaar - Dolls, 'Sewing-Susan' pincushion, slippers, washcloths, more.
3. Fair & Bazaar Suggestions - pillowcase insertions, doilies, doll's clothes, and more.
4. Quick Tricks in Crochet - kitchen sets, hat and hand bag set, hot plate and platter sets, and more.
$ 14.94 $ 19.95
This is a 1981 vintage sealed crewel embroidery kit from The Creative Circle. It is kit #522 containing Patience Girl. The packaging shows the accompanying #527 kit as well with the Patience Boy, but this kit does not contain the boy. The finished product reads 'Please be Patient God isn't finished with me yet!' The kit was designed by Diana Troup and contains a design that was printed on Cotton/poly fabric, 100% Persian wool yarns, needle and instructions. The finished size is 8" x 10".This crewel embroidery kit is pre-owned but remains sealed. The packaging is tattered.
We have for your consideration, two softcover, pillow-sewing instruction books. Each book is 10 3/4" x 8 3/8" size. Included are:
This listing is a lot of 22 forks. These forks are pre-owned and are from various makers and in various patterns and in various sizes. They are useable as flatware or could be used for crafting or repurposing. They have scratches from previous use. Included are:
3 nickel silver forks.
$ 16.94 $ 19.95
Lot of 26 shaker pegs - natural/unfinished wood. Each is the same size, 2 1/2" length x 3/8" diameter on the 'inserting' end. Each has a domed rounded opposing end that is approximately 3/4" diameter. Clean and odor-free. Pre-owned, stored away unused for years.
We have for your consideration, this mismatched lot of 26 silverplate spoons. The majority are teaspoons and iced tea spoons but there are some sugar service spoons and tablespoons, too. These silverplate spoons are pre-owned. The patterns are varied as are the makers. They show wear associated with moderate to frequent use and the silverplating is gone or is pitted on most.
$ 19.94 $ 26.95
This listing is for a set of 3 Paragon Needlecraft Crewel Embtoidery Kits. Each kit is for exact same item - a Crewel Personal Telephone Number and Adress Book. Each kit contains: Stamped felt book covering, telephone and address book, crewel yarn, and easy-to-follow instructions. The yarn is 100% wool. The kit number is 0542. The felt color for the address book cover is light brown.These kits are older and are pre-owned. 2 have tattered packaging but remain sealed. 1 has an opened package but contents remain intact and are not used.
$ 12.94 $ 16.95
This listing is for a lot of three crochet instruction booklets published between 1946 and 1953. Each booklet has about 15 pages and features several patterns with accompanying photo illustrations. Sponsors of the booklets are Lily & Star Book. These booklets are pre-owned and show some wear. Titles of the booklets are:
1. Roses in Crochet - doilies and placemats with roses designs.
2. Crocheted Fashions - bedspreads, hats, luncheon sets, gloves, bags, hot plate mats.
3. Treasure Chest of Crochet - mostly doilies. Some tatting instruction.
We have for your consideration, this group of three (3)vintage, although undated, Vogue's Basic Design women's sewing patterns. These vintage Vogue sewing patterns are pre-owned but the pattern pieces are uncut. All envelopes show wear and some writing and tears. All instructions and pattern pieces are present. Included are:
1. 2822 Dress, Tunic, Pants Size 14 Bust 36 Hip 38. 14 UNCUT pieces.
2. 2166 Misses One-Piece Dress Size 14 Bust 36 Hip 38. 12 UNCUT pieces.
3. 2895 Misses Skirts Waist 28 Hip 38. 14 Uncut pieces.
$ 14.94 $ 19.95
This is a lot of 36 vintage plastic buttons. These are part of a sewer's cabinet stash. Please see photos with magnification tool for the best representation. The largest buttons are 1 7/8" diameter. The green swans are the smallest at 3/4" diameter. The swans have some yellowish edge degredation. The lot of 6 green buttons tested negative for bakelite but they look very much like bakelite.These buttons are pre-owned and have been used. They show wear, some fading, & scratches.
$ 8.94 $ 12.95This listing is for a small lot of assorted, clean, vintage buttons. There are 38 total and include quite a variety: metal, glass, celluloid, & shell. These buttons are older but their exact age is unknown. They are pre-owned and most have been used and have some scratches. The largest button is a single black plastic one at 1 3/4" diameter. The smallest size button is a pair of clear glass domed ones at 1/2" diameter.
$ 12.94 $ 16.95
This listing is for a lot of four crochet instruction booklets from the 1946-1952 era for constructing doilies, tablecloths, runners and bedspreads all featuring pineapple shapes. Each booklet has 15 to 30 pages and features several patterns with accompanying photo illustrations. All are by Clark's ONT or Coats & Clarks. These booklets are pre-owned and show some wear.
We have for your consideration a set of four ceramic buttons that we believe were made by Satsuma. Each button is 1" diameter, has an ivory-colored base, and has a crazed or crackle finish. Each button is stamped 'Japan' in gold color and has a self-shank. Each button has a similar hand painted scene on the front featuring rust and yellow leaves with various degrees of gilt outlining. Each button has gold colored rimming. We were unable to determine the exact age of these buttons.These vintage ceramic buttons are pre-owned. They are marked 'Japan' and do not have the Satsuma logo (an 'X' with an 'O' around it).
$ 14.94 $ 19.95
This listing is for a lot of five crochet instruction booklets published between 1947 and 1951. Each booklet has about 15 pages and features several patterns with accompanying photo illustrations. Sponsors of the booklets are Clark's & J&P Coats and Clark's. These booklets are pre-owned and show some wear. Titles of the booklets are:
1. Crinoline Lady in Crochet - many projects utilizing Crinoline Lady pattern.
2. Fluffy Ruffles - clothing, doilies and window/chair trim.
3. Hand 'n Hook Hobbies
4. Butterflies in Crochet - previous owner's name is written on the outside cover.
5. Doilies - a collection of fascinating new designs.
We have for your consideration, this group of six (6) vintage, although undated, Vogue's Basic Design women's sewing patterns. These vintage Vogue sewing patterns are pre-owned. Pattern pieces are cut and uncut. All envelopes show wear and some writing and tears. All instructions and pattern pieces are present. Included are:
2823 Miss Petite and Misses' Dress and Jacket. 17 pieces cut but complete. Size 14.
$ 29.94 $ 44.95
9 1/2" tall industrial wooden spool with 6" diameter ends filled with pale blue synthetic cord - I am not sure how to describe the diameter of the cord. It reminds me of the cord on a tassel. I do not know how much cord is on the spool or if the cord is original to the spool.
$ 22.94 $ 32.95
9" wide x 11 1/2" long, hand crafted, vintage, wooden binder. Features leather ties and wood burnt 'IOWA HISTORY' as well as the outline of the state of Iowa. Probably a school shop project. Empty. Pre-owned, has fine white paint spattering on the front bottom 1/3 of the cover.
11 3/4" diameter hand painted sewing box. Made of wood with a chipped wood composite bottom. When the lid is removed and turned over, a large pincushion is revealed. The bottom portion is an open compartment. Hand painted flowers, grapes and an angel on the outer surfaces of the box. 4 5/8" tall.
$ 19.94 $ 29.95
This listing is for a spiral bound book entitled, 'Helen's Guide To Quilting In The 21st Century' by Helen Squire with subtitle 'Hand & Machine Quilting Designs.' It was published in 1996 and has 54 numbered pages. It is filled with quilting designs or templates that make a quilt top complete (it is not about making or piecing quilt blocks). The book is 11" x 17 1/4" size. This book is pre-owned but is in very good condition. The previous owner left the book open for a long time and that resulted in bowing of some pages. This author is known as the 'Dear Helen' columnist
$ 19.94 $ 24.95Up for sale is a lot of 3 lefty Children's scissors. They are clean overall with scratches and some chipping away of the rubber on the handles. There are two different colors of green on the handles, with all the scissors measuring in at 4 1/8" long. Blades measure about 2 3/8" long.
$ 18.94 $ 23.95
These are NEW old stock steel buckles from the Tandy Leather Company. The buckles a feature an engraved design. Included are a matching set of 4 - 3/4" buckles. All of the pieces are still in their original packaging. Please see pictures for more details.
$ 22.94 $ 33.95
These are NEW old stock steel buckles from the Tandy Leather Company. The buckles a feature an inlay star design. Included are a matching set of 4 - 5/8" buckles. All of the pieces are still in their original packaging. Please see pictures for more details.
We have for your consideration a lot older clothing buttons. These were part of a collection discovered in a sewing basket. The lot fits into a quart sized baggie. Most are plastic but there are some white shell buttons, some clear glass buttons, simulated pearl buttons, black glass buttons with gilt decoration, some clear rhinestone or paste stone buttons, and some unique domed amber resin buttons. There are some buttons (plastic) still on cards. All are clean and odor-free. A few have been separated out by color.This lot of buttons is pre-owned. Some are on cards and some have been used. Please see description and photos.
$ 29.94 $ 39.95This listing is for a new, unopened, 1986 dated latch hook rug kit. It is made by National Yarn Crafts and was made in the USA. The kit contains a design printed in color on canvas and sufficient pre-cut 100% acrylic yarn to complete the design. Also included are easy to follow illustrated instructions. The rug is octagon shaped and measures 20" x 27" when completed. It features flower designs.
This pre-owned latch hook rug kit box is tattered and dented but it remains factory wrapped. The kit does not include the latch hook.
New old stock (dated 1983) Current brand Hearts 'N' Flowers Cross-Stitch Baby Sampler. Outer wrap was removed but instructions, embroidery floss, and cotton fabric with cross-stitch pattern on it remains unused -like new. Finished size is 11" X 14". 'Heaven Lies in Baby's Eyes'. Fabric is 65% poly and 35% cotton. Floss is 100% cotton. Includes, pale blue, chartreuse green, pink and yellow threads. Also contains graphite paper for personalization (inserting baby's name and birthdate).
$ 18.94 $ 29.95
New old stock pre-cut orlon acrylic yarn. Unopened packages. Yarn pieces measure approx 2 1/2".
WonderArt/Needlecraft Brand: 10 packages each with 400 pcs. - 2 pink, 2 maize, 2 red, 1 lavender, 1 chartreuse green, 1 black and 1 gray.
Caron Brand 8 Brand: 8 packages each with 320 pieces - 2 royal blue, 2 charcoal, 1 brick, 2 ocean green and 1 olive green.
$ 19.94 $ 29.95
This listing is for a lot of 37 bundles or packages of pre-cut rug yarn in the 2 1/2" length. All are orlon acrylic. Fall or autumn colors are represented. Included are:
4 packages bright orange - Dupont Color 4170 dye lot 004
10 bundles black - no label
7 bundles orangish-yellow - no label
8 bundles mustard - no label
8 bundles bright yellow - no label
The bright orange packages have 400 pieces each. The unlabeled bundles do not have a piece count.These packages of pre-cut yarn are pre-owned. They are clean and odor-free. 2 of the bundles are unwrapped.
$ 24.94 $ 27.95
This listing is for a wooden lunch basket with handle. It has a 'Putney Vermont Basketville' stamp on the bottom. This piece is made of unfinished wood ready for decorating/painting or converting to a purse. No instructions are provided. The basket without the handle measures 6 1/4" tall x 9 1/4" wide x 5 5/8" deep.This basket is pre-owned but has not been decorated. It has a discolored scratch on the lid that might sand out. There is some cracking around the hinges (see last photo).
1980 vintage, Shillcraft brand latchet hook rug kit. This kit is for Multi-color Freeform rug. The finished product will be 8" x 18". Included in the kit are the color-stencilled canvas (50% cotton and 50% polyester) - in plastic wrap; bag full of 100% cotton mixed color yarn pieces (2 1/2" long); instruction card. This rug is free-form style - instructions: 'To get the best effect in your finished rug, throroughly mix all the yarn befor starting.....select strands at random. Disregard the color coding on the stencil.'
There are no latchet hook, binding tape, needle, & thread. There is not a depiction of the finished product.
$ 19.94 $ 29.95
We are pleased to offer this hardcover book with dust jacket published in 1971 entitled, 'The Complete Book Of Knitting' by Barbara Abbey. This illustrated book has 239 pages and has a subtitle of '101 Ways to Improve Your Knitting.' From the beginner to the experienced knitter.This book is pre-owned. The dust jacket is tattered but the cover is very good. It has not been written in and there are no page tears.
$ 18.94 $ 25.95
This listing is for a spiral bound book entitled, 'Tried & True Favorite Old-Time Quilting Designs' by Shirley Thompson. It was published in 1987 and 54 numbered pages. It is filled with quilting designs that make a quilt top complete (it is not about making or piecing quilt blocks). The book is 11" x 14" size. This book is pre-owned but is in very good condition. The previous owner's name was written inside but erased.
$ 14.95We have for your consideration, this vintage Vogue womens sewing pattern 7188, for a one-piece dress and jacket. Bust 34 and Hip 36 size 14. Original cost was $2.00.
This vintage Vogue sewing pattern is pre-owned but the pieces are uncut (there are 19 pattern pieces - all present as well as the instructions). The 'Special Design' fabric tag is present. The envelope is fragile and has long tears.
We have for your consideration, a vintage, cedar wood small sewing basket or organizer with a rolltop lid. It resembles a rolltop desk. It is 10 1/8" tall x 8" x 10 1/4". The rolltop has wooden slats attached with a fabric backing. The rolltop is fully functional and rolls with ease. Inside, there is one open compartment with two small shelves - needle or thumble holders, perhaps. One of the shelves has a chip missing and the other shelf is only partially present. It is not marked by the maker.This vintage sewing basket is pre-owned. One of the small shelves inside is only a partial shelf.
We have for your consideration, this vintage Vogue sewing pattern, #3011 - Basic Proportioned Pants & Shorts - Short, Average, and Tall Figure Heights. Waist 28 and Hip 38. This pattern is uncut. It has seven (7) pieces and the instruction sheet. The instructions show multiple variations. The pattern is undated but we believe it is from the late 1950's to the 1960's. The printed cost of the pattern originally was $1.00.This vintage sewing pattern is pre-owned and the envelope has wear and some tearing. The pattern is uncut and unused. Instructions are present.
$ 12.94 $ 19.95
Vogue Vintage Model dress original 1954 design reprinted in 1999. Pattern # V307 in womens size 10 - 'Fitted, above waist, lined bolero with raised neckline with close-fitting flared dress with princess seams.' Several pieces have been neatly trimmed on the edge while others remain uncut. Instruction sheets present. 16 pieces - all present. Envelope is slightly worn/tattered. Also contains a 'Vogue Vintage Model' embroidered tag.
$ 49.94 $ 64.95
This is a vintage breastplate for a breast collar or harness. It is marked on the back "Arte Santas" "Moran" and "Mexico". This could be silver or silver plated, though I have no way of knowing for certain. It features a lovely engraved pattern It measures 5 7/8" at the widest point. This is not my area of expertise, so please ask questions.
This was purchased from a former horse trainer and equestrian tack collector. It is in great condition overall with some general signs of age or use. There are light scratches or spots of wear, but I see nothing of significance to report. Please see pictures for more details.