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For the ones not knowing what carders were...

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Size:  111.1 KB These belonged to my mother...she used them in the 40's and 50's to card the cotton...(that she picked) to take out the seeds..so she could use the cotton in her quilts...Hard work...I have these on display in my sewing room...they are priceless...I remember her doing this...
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  1. Alison Townley's Avatar
    Goodness! didn't know you could do that! My sister has some similar ones which she uses on raw sheep fleece, to prepare for spinning into yarn. I guess I could pick sheep wool from barbed wire fences to make small amounts of wool wadding.

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