Fabrics: Lenore is made with pockets of raven and scarlet satins, taffetas, and cotton prints that are individually bound in black petersham ribbon. The roll is backed with black silk taffeta and finished with a black 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 on period examples.
Due to supply limitations, Complete kits are currently unavailable. To add some ribbon, wax, or needles, please check in the fabric & notions section!
- Pre-cut fabric
For more help with making your own housewife check out my video on the subject.