"Annabel Lee” - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
"Annabel Lee” - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
"Annabel Lee” - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
"Annabel Lee” - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
"Annabel Lee” - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
"Annabel Lee” - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
"Annabel Lee” - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
"Annabel Lee” - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
"Annabel Lee” - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
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"Annabel Lee” - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT

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Fabrics: Annabel Lee was created with individually bound pockets of rose and crimson taffeta and satin with accents of coordinating printed cotton. The back can be either silk taffeta or printed cotton. The whole piece is bound in white petersham and finished with silk ribbon.

 

In the 18th century, the item called a housewife (“hussif”) is one that had multiple uses. It could be a container for small personal items, a wallet, a sewing kit, or a combination of these. This housewife kit is a simple design based off period examples. It has been lovingly assembled in two versions, both containing everything you need to make your own.


Complete Kit:
- Instructions
- Pre-cut fabric
- binding/ties
- Full spool of thread
- Wood threadwinder
- Pins
- Needle
- Beeswax


Essentials Kit:
- Instructions
- Pre-cut fabric
- binding/ties

 

For more help with making your own housewife check out my video on the subject.