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In these difficult times, I continue to work from home. I am only selling items which can be posted via the Post Box which is just outside my gate. I have a stock of stamps and packaging materials and, therefore, can stay open for business without imposing extra risk on other individuals. As usual, accessories featuring original embroidery, in association with felting, hand dyeing and fabric painting may be found in my other Folksy shop - 'Lynwoodcrafts'.


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SALE Trinket Box - recycled linen, crochet and felt

SALE Trinket Box - recycled linen, crochet and felt
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SALE Previoulsy £17.50

A beautiful and unusual trinket box fashioned from scraps from an embroidered vintage cloth, bright golden yellow felt, vintage buttons and a cardboard tube.

Three fragments of embroidered linen have been combined to cover the 'walls' of this pot - embellished with vintage lace, the embroidery repaired and enhanced with some additional orange 'spots'. The lid outer was a more heavily embroidered fragment needing only a little extra embroidery. The lid and base have been cut from card taken from recycled greetings cards and the body of the box is a cardboard tube taken from the centre of a crochet thread ball. The box is entirely lined in a wool blend, bright yellow felt (bought as recycled offcuts from commercial production) and this is also used for the outer base.

Bright orange crochet cotton has been used to hand-stitch the box and to crochet the picot trim which decorates the lid edge. Cords crocheted from this cotton provide stays for the lid. The box closes by winding a crocheted cord (trimmed with an orange, ceramic bead) round two vintage buttons.

Overall Height - 6 cm approx
Outer diameter - 9 cm approx
Inner Diameter - 7.5 cm approx

Please note: this item contains small parts and is not suitable for children under 36 months.


A little stack of cardboard tubes (centres from cotton threads and adhesive tapes), and my stash of vintage linens, laces and buttons have combined in this design.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Lynwoodcrafts Recycled within 5 days of receiving payment.

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United Kingdom £0.00 £0.00

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