Tag Archives: Sewing

A Notion to Collect

A Notion to Collect

by Judy Nixon Kent In the U.S., they are called notions. In the U.K., they are called haberdashery. What exactly are these oddly named things, you may ask? Generally, they are small articles or accessories that are used to complete a sewing project as a part of the project itself, such as zippers, snaps, hooks, […]

What's Selling on eBay: May 2018

What's Selling on eBay: May 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $4,402 (30 bids, 10 bidders): 1913 T200 Fatima Team Premium, New York Nationals, Rare Antique Original. The 1913 New York team is considered one of the most star-studded teams to ever play the game. Featuring images of each member from the 1913 National League pennant winners, Hall of Famers […]

A Brief History of the Sewing Machine

A Brief History of the Sewing Machine

By Alex Askaroff Alex Askaroff is the enthusiastic founder of sewalot.com, a wildly popular website for all things sewing-machine related and officially named the number one antique sewing machine website. With millions of visitors, his enterprise is noted for its extreme depth of information and ease (and great humor) with which the information is disseminated. […]