Time for Show & Tell Friday, thank you to Cindy at,http://romantichome.blogspot.com/ ,
for hosting us.
Be sure and check out her fabulous blog and the other posters who are showing
and telling this week!
This week I thought I would show and tell my Great Grandma's sewing box.
I remember when she passed away and later the family had to go deal with her things.
My parents gave me this sewing box of hers to keep as they had given it to her before.
She was actually my step Great Grandmother, one set of my grandparents were divorced and both remarried, so I always had extra grandparents when growing up.
I have many family things besides just things I have found and collected stuffed in this sewing box.
The wooden rug or large crochet hook is one that my Great Grandpa Cannon whittled out of wood. He made them for all his grandchildren and they have been passed down.
Some of the old thimbles are family pieces too.
And my love for old paper things and buttons combines when I find old buttons on
their original cards with great color graphics.
a Great Uncle, Ida Foster-McLellan . But before she was married as it has
the initials I.F. engraved in it.
Card reads at the bottom Lady Washington Baby Pearls.
And this old metal embroidery hoop, first time I had seen one that was not