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Making things I don’t need : a reticule

My New Year’s Resolutions so far are…eat less…and make more. Unfinished projects are piling up around here. I’ve had a lot of vintage items on my to do list for no reason whatsoever, except that I keep finding how to instructions in the 19th century magazines I’ve been reading. After a terrible weekend I decided […]

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Reticule, a ditty bag by any other name

My second iteration of Eliza Leslie’s Travel Reticule. It reminds me very much of something we made back in girl Scouts 45 years ago, basically a ditty bag with pockets inside. From Eliza Leslie’s. The House Book: Or, A Manual of Domestic Economy, Carey & Hart, 1840. “A Traveling Reticule. A reticule for travelling may […]

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