Spinning and Sewing

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spindle
great wheel
Tudor wheel
Saxony wheel
Hebridean wheel

M28
spindle & distaff
Fibres wrapped round the distaff, tucked under the arm, were drawn to the spindle that spun as it dropped. In use for thousands of years

£15

W22
Great Wheel
Also known as spindle wheel or Welsh wheel, used mostly for wool. The wheel simply turns the spindle

£55

E38
Tudor spinning wheel
a double band turns both the spindle and the flyer that winds the thread onto the bobbin.

£120

JC18
Saxony wheel
17th century onwards. With flyer and operated by treadle.

£180

JC19
Hebridean wheel
nlike the Saxony wheel but vertical, occupying less room. With water pot to keep the thread damp (otherwise saliva was used).

£200

spinning chair
embroidery frame
embroidery ring
embroidery frame

E39
Spinning chair

£30

E57
Embroidery frame on stand
Essential for every lady.

£50

K19
Embroidery ring
Victorian

£12.50

K20
laced embroidery frame

£20

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