So - I've been sorting out the bottom shelf of a French armoire which holds a lot of my
This is what's inside the rest of the wardrobe ...
And now I have a pile of French Craft magazines to sell in the shop, a pile of British crochet magazines to put on the website maybe(?) and a pile of an English magazine called Inspirations, which I don't think is published any more. Lots of interesting stuff in them, which is why I've kept them for so long.
Dog and Basket
Great title for a specialist shop, I think, but actually, I'm using it here because the other day, while unpacking more boxes from my dependances, I came across this old toy dog that was my daughter's (and I'm betting she'll want it back now)... and a plastic 'rattan' sewing box with some rather interesting contents.
The dog is stuffed with straw, I think, and is quite old. I crocheted its blue collar years ago, to cheer it up.
He has a cute face...
...with little boot button eyes...
The sewing box dates from the 60s, I think
and contains some interesting bits and pieces.
Anybody know what this is?
The oval hole with the raised border to the right of the picture has N3 2 in relief inside, and the one on the left has ASA in chevron brackets