I love buying sewing boxes they are full of stories. People never seem to clear them out ! you just get layers.
This handmade envelope below is clearly twenties and holds all the muted shades of wool for the Jacobean panels Mrs Murray worked on in the late 20's The working traced designs and booklets contain all the designed used for the completed panels
This is a jump forward in time ! An uncompleted Coronation sampler with wools
A selection of various ideas she had tried at one time or another.
If there is anything here that inspires you do let me know