Archival Anecdotes: Now sew this
January 20, 2020
This woven sewing basket has been around longer than any of us who are living. Made in 1870, this basket was once a much-needed standby to a seamstress on the praire.
Not much bigger than a shoebox, this basket could hold a seamstress’s entire inventory of sewing accessories and supplies, and even include an assortment of fabrics.
In the late 1800s and early 1900s skills in sewing and othe...