Animals

Animals

animals

 

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Jack

Jack

6 inches tall x 7 inches long. Named for all the many dogs named Jack my father owned while growing up. Jack is made from mohair woven onto a cotton backing. He has a wire armature, organic cotton stuffing; wool felt paw pads and hand blown glass eyes. Jack was sewn using a sewing machine and finished with a considerable amount of hand stitching and embroidery. The photograph showing Jack’s sides and back was taken using three identical dogs.

Approximate Shipping Time: 6 – 8 weeks

$150.00

 

Jack

6 inches tall x 7 inches long. Named for all the many dogs named Jack my father owned while growing up. Jack is made from mohair woven onto a cotton backing. He has a wire armature, organic cotton stuffing; wool felt paw pads and hand blown glass eyes. Jack was sewn using a sewing machine and finished with a considerable amount of hand stitching and embroidery. The photograph showing Jack’s sides and back was taken using three identical dogs.

$150.00

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Spots

5 inches tall x 4 inches long (sitting). Spots is made from mohair on a cotton backing, with a wire armature, organic cotton stuffing, wool felt paw pads and hand blown glass eyes. Spots was sewn entirely by hand. The photos were taken using two identical dogs.

Approximate Shipping Time: 6 – 8 weeks

$175.00

 

Spots

5 inches tall x 4 inches long (sitting). Spots is made from mohair on a cotton backing, with a wire armature, organic cotton stuffing, wool felt paw pads and hand blown glass eyes. Spots was sewn entirely by hand. The photos were taken using two identical dogs.

$175.00

Aprons & Potholders

Aprons & Potholders

aprons

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Aprons and Potholders will now only be offered in limited additions and occasionally during Pop-Up Shop events. Please sign-up for my newsletter or follow my facebook page if you’d like to know when I have some for sale ❤

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Pincushions

Pincushions

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Pincushions Currently being offered only during a limited number of my occasional Pop-Up Shops.  

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Infant Pincushions

These are adaptations of decorative pincushions given as presents to new parents upon the birth of their children. The present was actually the straight pins, which were quite costly and used for fastening clothing, even diapers. The decorative aspect of the pincushion was simply a very pleasing way of presenting the pins. Scraps of silk, lace and trims left over from dress making were used to fashion the pincushions.

I hand sew each pincushion, which has a lining of 100% cotton canvas, and is stuffed with sawdust. I use modern pins. Reproduction pins are available, but sell for $2 each. If I were to use reproduction pins, the price of the finished pincushions would be prohibitive.

18th Century Baby’s Pincushion

 

 

100% silk cover trimmed in woven metal braid (trim may vary from that pictured). The lettering and designs are comprised of over 1000 straight pins.

Approximate Shipping Time: Currently being offered only during a limited number of my occasional Pop-Up Shops.

$130.00

Early 19th Century Baby’s Pincushion

 

 

100% silk cover, antique lace (lace will vary). The designs and lettering are worked in approximately 900 straight pins. The double “ll” in “wellcome” is intentional, as it was in the original upon which this is based.

Approximate Shipping Time: Currently being offered only during a limited number of my occasional Pop-Up Shops.

$140.00

Custom Order Infant Pincushion

You may custom order pincushions with your choice of names, dates and initials. Base price for a custom pincushion is $205. There may be additional charges if your design is very complex.

So I can quote the cost to you, specify the following information in the “Request Quote” area below:

1) Initials and/or names
2) Date
3) Design motif

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A Helping Hand

 

 

This clamp on pincushion also functions as a sewing bird or “third hand”. It is made of distressed cotton muslin and mounted on a cast iron clamp. 9 ½ inches tall plus the clamp.

Approximate Shipping Time: Currently being offered only during a limited number of my occasional Pop-Up Shops.

$39.00

Hooked Wool Strawberry

 

 

As pictured on page 81 in the August 2008 issue of Early American Life magazine. Approximately 9-1/4 inches tall. This is an original design of mine that incorporates both the traditional craft of rug hooking and 19th century make-do pincushions. The strawberry is hooked onto burlap, using wool that I dye by hand. The wool for the leaves is also hand dyed and is cut using a pinking machine. The hooked strawberry sections are sewn together by hand. The pincushion is filled with organic cotton stuffing and mounted on a glass candlestick. Candlesticks may vary slightly in appearance and height from the one pictured. I do not sell a pattern for this strawberry – it is only available as a finished pincushion. $129 on candlestick base or $127 without base.

Approximate Shipping Time: Currently being offered only during a limited number of my occasional Pop-Up Shops.

Specify:
No base $127.00
Candlestick base $129.00

Strawberry with Emeries

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Based on traditional make-do pincushions and an antique emery in my personal collection. Made of hand dyed wool with organic cotton stuffing, hand-dyed wool leaves and real emery. Mounted on a glass candlestick or on an iron clamp as use as a third hand (see item D in photo following). Comes with one emery for $49 or with four emeries for $89.

Approximate Shipping Time: Currently being offered only during a limited number of my occasional Pop-Up Shops.

Specify:
Candlestick base, one emery $59.00
Iron clamp, one emery $59.00
Candlestick base, four emeries $89.00
Iron clamp, four emeries $89.00

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Made of hand dyed wool, with pinked, hand dyed wool leaves. The large strawberry pincushions are filled with organic cotton stuffing and the small strawberries are filled with ground emery (used to sharpen pins and needles).

Pincushions available mounted on a glass candlestick or on an iron clamp for use as a third hand. Candlesticks may vary slightly from those pictured, both in appearance and height.

Approximate Shipping Time: Currently being offered only during a limited number of my occasional Pop-Up Shops.

Specify:
Strawberry Emery $15.00
Strawberry Pincushion Unmounted $32.00
Strawberry Pincushion on Candlestick $52.00
Strawberry Pincushion on Iron Clamp $52.00
Rosebud Pincushion on Candlestick $52.00
Rosebud Pincushion on Iron Clamp $52.00

 

Patterns

Patterns

 

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Izannah Walker Doll Clothes Pattern for 18-1/2″ Doll

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Shown here is the original clothing belonging to my Izannah Walker doll. I have drafted patterns from these pieces. This is a printed pattern with printed instructions and is an invaluable resource for both collectors of antique dolls and for doll makers. This pattern is intended for experienced seamstresses only – it should not be attempted by beginners.

Your purchase of this pattern includes unlimited telephone and email support. I am happy to answer any questions you may have about the instructions and provide additional help as needed. I have also started a blog, Izannah Walker Journal at www.izannahwalker.com, that provides information about Izannah Walker dolls in general, sources for fabric and notions, and other information you may find helpful when using this pattern.

Note: Limited use by doll makers who sell their works is allowed, as long as credit is given, with each doll sold, to Paula Walton of A Sweet Remembrance for the clothing pattern. No other commercial use is allowed.

Approximate Shipping Time: 7 – 10 days

$29.00

c.1890-1910 Apron Pattern

 

This is a hand drawn pattern with printed instructions, drafted from an antique in my collection. The pattern is drafted in the original size (small) with adjustment lines given to enlarge. The apron is cut as one continuous piece and was made to fully utilize 36 inch wide fabric.

Approximate Shipping Time: 8 – 10 weeks

$32.00

c.1890-1910 Apron Pattern

This is a hand drawn pattern with printed instructions, drafted from an antique in my collection. The pattern is drafted in the original size (small) with adjustment lines given to enlarge. The apron is cut as one continuous piece and was made to fully utilize 36 inch wide fabric

$32.00

1831 Common Linen Doll Pattern

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Complete pattern and instructions for 5 and 9 inch common linen dolls and their dresses. This pattern is based on an illustration and instructions first published in the American Girl’s Book in 1831 and as seen in my article, A Common Linen Doll, on pages 67-69 in the Christmas 2009 issue of Early American Life magazine.

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Approximate Shipping Time: 7 days

$10.00

18th and 19th Century Cloth Doll Pattern

No photo available of this set of classroom handout patterns. These are the patterns that I drafted for my class on 18th and 19th century cloth dolls. They are being offered here as an aid for students who may have lost their original set. This pattern features several different bodies, arms, and legs which are interchangeable and allow you to mix and match them to create a variety of different cloth dolls.

Approximate Shipping Time: 7-10 days

$15.00

18th and 19th Century Cloth Doll Pattern

No photo available of this set of classroom handout patterns. These are the patterns that I drafted for my class on 18th and 19th century cloth dolls. They are being offered here as an aid for students who may have lost their original set. This pattern features several different bodies, arms, and legs which are interchangeable and allow you to mix and match them to create a variety of different cloth dolls.

$15.00