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Vintage Waverley Pen Nib Tins x 12

Happy Hump Day!  What happened to Tuesday!?!  Zoom. For your viewing pleasure: The Waverley Pen Tin.  These are around 90 years old and are very popular with the collectors.  The Waverley Pen was a product of MacNiven & Cameron Ltd. of Edinburgh.  They also have a famous little rhyme that goes with their products:  They… Continue reading Vintage Waverley Pen Nib Tins x 12

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Calligrapher’s Nib Tin Storage – Joseph Gillott’s Silvery Pens #104

And we’re off – Monday, another new week already. I got to spend some time in my studio last week and it was very productive.  And thanks to one of my Old Raven customers I remembered that I had not made the storage tin for one of my favorite Antique nib boxes: This is Joseph… Continue reading Calligrapher’s Nib Tin Storage – Joseph Gillott’s Silvery Pens #104

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Quilted Post Cards by Cheryl Haynes

Hello and welcome back! Today I’m listing a craft book that will appeal to quilters, needleworkers and hand crafters in general.  ATTENTION QUILTER WANNABEES… This book has step by step instructions for making quilted post cards.  Think of all those fabric scraps you’ve been hanging on to – this was the reason! Everyone would love… Continue reading Quilted Post Cards by Cheryl Haynes

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The Paper Garden by Susan Tierney Cockburn – Summer Blooms

Good Monday to you all. As usual, Monday’s are a zooming day but I wanted to get one item posted to my shop today and I chose this “how to” book by Susan Tierney Cockburn. This lady knows how to make paper flowers like you wouldn’t believe! The book is packed with pictures and instructions. … Continue reading The Paper Garden by Susan Tierney Cockburn – Summer Blooms

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The “King of German Card Games”

Happy Friday! Today I’ve added a Vintage card game to my shop’s inventory – but this isn’t just any card game – it’s the national game of Germany and is called the “King of German card games”. It certainly has lovely face cards!  This is a three-person trick-taking card game and has been around since (approx)… Continue reading The “King of German Card Games”

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1940’s Kaminow Crochet or Knitting Tinsel

Hello – I hope you’re enjoying your Sunday. Today I have an Estate Sale find, TWO pristine spools of Kaminow Tinsel for Crocheting or Knitting. We might be just a tad spoiled today as we can easily track down “specialty” threads, cords and yarns in an nearly endless variety of colors, finishes and weights. But… Continue reading 1940’s Kaminow Crochet or Knitting Tinsel