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Thread: My thrift shop find.

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    I paid 50 cents this old sewing kit. The needles have been there so long that they have left rust on the fabric. The spools are wooden. I couldn't pass it up even tho it is not usable. It will make a nice decoration for my sewing area. I couldn't find a date on it. :(

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    I would say 1970s

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    that is really nice. seems i remember seeing things like that when i was a kid. looooooooong time ago :-D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vicki W
    I would say 1970s
    That is what I was thinking judging by the color.

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    What a nice find! So nostalgic. If it could talk it would tell you stories!!

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    Too funny I collect those too !

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    neat find! :thumbup:

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    Great find, Carrie!

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    it is so much fun going to the thrift stores, you did great

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    Cute find! A great piece for decorating your sewing area~ :)

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    I'm dating myself but I can remember when most spools were wooden...the transition was just beginning.

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    I love the old stuff and imagine the people that might have used it. I'm a romantic with a vivid imagination. Good find:-)

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    a great find.

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    Love old stuff,great find!

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    I agree, it looks from the 70's.

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    Lovely, I love any old relating to sewing.

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    My Mom used to carry one of those kits in her purse back in the 70's. It was handy if you lost a button or had a rip in your clothing.

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    Wonder what kind of projects those needles worked on !!! If they could only talk.

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    My Mom use to carry one of those sewing kits in her purse just in case a button would fall off or a rip in clothing. It is from the 70's.

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    i have two packs of needles that say 3 cents never used i got them at an auction with some feedsacks that ladies used in the 30's

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    great find.

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    Cute find mamma...I love the vintage sewing stuff!

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    Great find. Don't you just love those sales?

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    How cute cj.I have a couple sewing boxes that are old and like yours mostly for show.Mary

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    Lucky You.

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