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This sewing case is machine and hand stitched using a Liberty Tana Lawn print called 'Maisie'. The lining is made with Essex Linen and the closure is a metal snap, with another metal snap closing on the front internal pocket. There's another larger pocket at the back of the case, divided into two - one side designed to fit a pair of small scissors, the other a slim pincushion. Both the pockets are decorated with machine embroidery and the back pocket has a vintage button, to anchor a scissor fob cord. This button may not be the same as the one pictured on the case - my vintage collection changes all the time and you can see some of current ones in the last photo.
The central felt pages for needles and pins are blended wool felt. The outer, lining and pockets of the case are interfaced to add strength and give structure, and the outer is padded with fleece.
You can purchase the case with or without sewing tools, which include really good quality mini scissors. The scissors are attached to a matching pincushion with a crocheted perle cotton cord, which acts as a scissor fob to stop your scissors from wandering too far! There are pretty long dressmaker’s pins, safety pins, three needles, a needle threader and a card wrapped with white, black, red and beige thread. If you like the print but would like to commission your own case with particular features, please message me to discuss what's possible.
The case closed is 4.25 high x 4.5 inches wide (11cm x 11.5cm).
Every organised woman has the wherewithall within her handbag to sew on a button or make a quick running repair in an emergency while travelling. Not every woman keeps this wherewithall in a pretty sewing case!
I've been making sewing cases for a while now and this one is my very latest design, which offers a good amount of storage space in a very small space. I've done away with the scissor keep pocket at the back of my usual case design and replaced it with a large divided pocket, which better allows for use of your own scissors, if you don't want to buy the case with the ones I offer.
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by the crimson rabbit within 14 days of receiving payment.
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Returns & Shipping Policy
You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.
Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken; digital items.
Please note that if your order is being posted outside mainland UK, you (or the recipient) may have to pay customs or VAT charges and a handling fee. The seller is not responsible for any charges or fees that may incur.