The Flossie Potter "18th & 19th Century Homespun Handicrafts" pattern shows you how to make a drop spindle, knitting needles, and embroidery for 18" dolls' displays. Conventional tools can be used, but some unconventional "tool" options using everyday household items are given, as well.
Long ago, these crafts were part of a young girl's "education." While at first the crafts were used to make necessities, they later were used as luxuries, and are still popular today!
(Pair this pattern with Flossie Potter's "Sisters" dress pattern pictured in some of the photos, when it becomes available in June, 2017.)
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 21 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.Download, Print, Sew!
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