Old-Time Tools & Toys of Needlework

Old-Time Tools & Toys of Needlework

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Identifies and describes the function and development of nearly all the paraphernalia, accoutrements, appliances, accessories associated with all yarn and thread handicrafts. More than 200 illustrations of hoops, frames, pins, pincushions, punches, bobbins, bodkins, shuttles, spinning wheels, sewing machines, and more from a wide array of cultures. Index.rotary motion rolls the thread about the bobbin in the same way that peasants wind their thread, when spinning, upon a ... on a wooden plinth or platform, the whole resembling a small spinning-wheel to be turned like a hand sewing- machine.

Title:Old-Time Tools & Toys of Needlework
Author:Gertrude Whiting
Publisher:Courier Corporation - 2013-03-05


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