Times Past was established
by proprietor Judy Pollitt in 1976 and specialises in antique needlework
tools, especially thimbles, fashion accessories, and interesting
collectables including Tartan and Mauchline ware.
Elegant Arts specialises
in antique needlework tools, books, and other fine products.
Australia thimbles from Australia and around the world for thimble
Collectors International celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2018.
The next TCI convention will be held in Couer d’Alene, Idaho, 28th September
- 1st October
2022. The collector organization has members from around the
Bleasdales Limited is
the only auctioneer worldwide to specialise exclusively in the sale
of antique sewing tools and accessories.
Serengeti 2 Antiques offering
a fine selection of antique and vintage needlework tools and thimbles.
- Sew Antiques
specialise in antique needlework tools, including work
boxes, pincushions, thimbles, lace bobbins, etuis, necessaires, tape
measures, needlecases, and chatelaines. In addition to the sewing related
antiques also sells Tunbridgeware, Mauchlineware and Tartanware, hat pins,
button hooks, scent bottles and occasionally, samplers.
specialises in thimbles, both antique and modern, but also offers a wide
variety of sewing related items, auction catalogues and books.
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