Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Tuesday Treasure- Vintage Scissors


Are you a collector?

I am a rather casual collector of vintage embroidery scissors.....

This is my entire collection! LOL!

You have to start somewhere I suppose....


This pair are quite delicate...

I bought them in Paris last year!


This pair are only stainless steel contrary to what the impression given in the photo....

I bought these at a market in Victoria last year.....

Quite a bargain I thought, for $5.00!


And this little pair were a present for a birthday a few years ago.

I don't use them, it is just lovely to have a tangible connection to the past.

I do treasure them- head over to Melody's blog for more Tuesday Treasures!

(Now, I have noticed that I am up to 50 followers and this is my 100th post!

So stay tuned for......

A GIVEAWAY!

I just need to get a few things sorted.)

Happy sewing!

SUZ

6 comments:

  1. I love the little scissors. You have a great collection.

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  2. Oh I love your scissors!!! Isn't it fun to have something special to collect ;)

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  3. The scissors are lovely and such an appropriate collection for a stitcher
    Hugz

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  4. The rule is 3 is a collection or so I have been told. They are beautiful scissors and wow a pair from Paris.

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  5. Congratulations on your blogging milestones. Your scissor collection is wonderful, I agree the feeling of being connected to the past is very important.

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  6. Those are lovely. I can see why you enjoy them.

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