A Potpourri of Odd Sewing Tools

Scissors, tatting shuttles, bodkins, stilettos, tape measures, and more! Discover the history and importance of these beautiful antique needlework tools.
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Explore a potpourri of odd sewing tools

A lady's workbasket from times past contained a treasury of elegant implements. Scissors took a myriad of forms and were designed for elegance and refinement. Tatting shuttles matched their mistresses' graceful hand motions in design. Bodkins, stilettos, tape measures - especially in the nineteenth century these tools went beyond function and became personal treasures. Work boxes were made with beautiful woodcrafting and clever hidden compartments.

Join as Linda Ligon sits down with Loene in this needlework video as she:

  • Displays antique sewing tools and their intricate nature
  • Explains the historical relevance of each tool in her collection
  • Revels in the detailed craftsmanship that created each piece

In short, a lady's needlework tools were an expression of her personality and place in the world. Loene McIntyre takes you on a magic journey through some of the treasures in her extensive collection.

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About the Host:

Loene McIntyre is a designer and creative seamstress who took up the collecting of rare and interesting needlework tools two decades ago, and has never looked back. Her collection has graced the pages of PieceWork magazine and has been the focus of a one-woman museum show.

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