These are all transfers for embroidery - for King George VI! and as you can see the date is 1937 making them about 71 years old.
found a couple of her hat pins, and remember her always having a small brown jug on the windowsill in the kitchen with them all in - I now want to collect hat pins!
There's a whole tin full of buttons she had collected off old garments, strung together with wool, then found another tin with all these old linen shirt buttons - too nice to use!
and these wonderful 1970's buttons from the co-op - I remember having a cardigan she knit me with the orange buttons on - ahhh, nostalgia!
Life couldn't get much nicer! and the sewing room got a lovely glass cupboard added yesterday courtesy of Husband who cleaned it all up and installed it. this is a special message for him, who thinks blog names are twee - Thank you Shauny Sugar Cakes, your buns are the sweetest of all! xxx