The thriftiness of the Pennsylvania Dutch
She also used old coats by cutting them into strips, braiding them, and then sewing them together for braided rugs ... of the bras so they wouldn't be so pointy. Anita told her, "Now you've ruined us!" They also recall sheep on the farm.
Predecessors were no fools; they expertly reused spools
Their rule was "Waste not, want not" -- so it's not surprising that the bare wooden spools left after thread was used seemed too practical to ignore. Sewing machines were introduced ... The company now makes industrial porcelain under the name CoorsTek.
Feasting Fancies: What’s New and Ask Ralph? March, 2011
It’s a great evening in New York City and should be a go-see for all… I’m sure you and the whole world know by now that on April 29th Catherine ... anything from a screw and a nut to a spool of thread and a sewing needle. They also carried dishes ...
Summer doesn't mean an auction slowdown this year
We're already working on a couple sales now ... there's a large spool cabinet on the block. With 14 sliding glass front doors, the cabinet provides storage for hundreds of spools of thread, plus four drawers waiting to be filled with sewing accessories.
Dargate temporarily moves to a swank locale
Now in the possession of ... round Merrick's countertop spool cabinet. With curved glass sides inside, this handsome sewing shop relic once offered customers a 360-degree view of the many spools of thread inside. Time takes its toll on most things, but ...