[HNW] work holders

Skinner Linn skinner02 at sprynet.com
Wed Jan 2 15:37:00 PST 2002

Slate frames (some very elaborate) and hoops both on stands and handheld

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Subject: [HNW] work holders

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Dear List,

Can anyone tell me what the 18th century needleworkers used to hold their
work while stitching?  I'm wishing to duplicate it for Revolutionary War
reenactments.  It seems the books I've looked all will describe work, but
none really write about needlework accessories.  Any ideas?

Crewelhearted at yahoo.com

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