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You can read more about American Wood Thread
Spools in my book - Chapter 1
My collecting friend Jeananne uses this spool built thread
plant stand to display a few of her antique quilts
View of Jeananne's stand empty
Note the style of the spools - and they all match
My Spool doll bed - a mix of spool styles
The bedd is original.
I love all the detail in the sheets and pillow cases
Box style foot stool embellished with wood
spools that were cut in half
A variety of spool styles
Needlepoint top is tacked in place
End view of the spool arrangement
My friend Jeananne's spool Stool
(Yes she also collects coverlets)
The top is tacked on - woven wool
One of my corner units made of spools
Original green paint
Another box stool with spools cut in half
The is a side view
Another Side View
Octagonal Needlepoint Top
Carry ring is very clever!
One of my sewing boxes (shown in detail in my book)
Sitting on a small 'riser' with legs made of spools
Riser without the box
8 spools make the legs - pine board top
I would love to hear about any of your wood spool pieces.
I have emptied many spools of thread during the past pandemic year.
They are currently Velma play things - but I just might
have to try some construction!
I have been busy giving Zoom programs.
Texas, Ohio, Minnesota and Illinois.
Later in the summer Maine!
I'm also scheduling individual groups.
Check out my virtual program tab on the blog header.
I'd love to do a program for you.