Sew & Sew

We picked up this wonderful vintage needle book this week…

with its period air travel graphics and ‘pop-up’ details.

After a little research we came across this blog post from Crazyhaberdasher with some fantastic examples of pop-up needle books.

It would look good in my newly organised ‘craft corner’. It has a nice little Victorian pine table, 1950s spindle-backed Ercol chair & anglepoise lamp – along with sewing machine & sewing box.

The 1960s Bernina sewing machine was a great buy – recently bought at auction for a mere £5.00!!

I also have my 50s beech ‘fold out’ sewing box filled with all those essential bits & pieces.

It’s great having everything to hand and easily accessible. If you’re in need of a bit of organisation, here’s our current selection of craft boxes, baskets & bags.

All I need now is to find some time to do a bit of crafting!

  • Carmel

    I have the exact same sewing machine inherited from my Mother who bought it in 1964. It's an old work horse and I haven't sewed with a better machine. Thank you for the photo … I have never been able to work out how the 'arm' which contains the bits-and-pieces sits with the machine – now I do! Have a similar sewing bow from ebay. Love your work!

  • wow! £5 for the glorious minimatic! You got a real bargain. I use mine all the time and it's as sturdy as ever. Sadly I don't have the little gadget box.

    Great find, off for a nosey in you shop! x