Smuggler - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
Smuggler - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
Smuggler - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
Smuggler - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
Smuggler - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
Smuggler - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT
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Smuggler - 18th Century Housewife / Hussif KIT

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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.

 

Smuggler: Modeled after a certain famous rebel pilot, this kit has pockets made from blue, white and natural linen, black wool, along with a dusty silver silk end piece that evokes the smuggler's favorite ship. It is finished with white binding, a red wool needle flap, and a leather-like brown cotton sateen exterior.

Comes with the smuggler encased in beeswax.


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


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

 

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