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Punch-needle and Rugmaking Tools

Fairy Of The Home
EF252A Fairy Of The Home embroidery tool - a patented gadget with charming and improbably hyperbolic instructions, with original box and instructions (these are fragile so you get a repro copy too), slightly foxed; £20

TO973 Cranked latch hooks with black Bakelite handles; £3.50 each
Not shown TO973a, not cranked; £3.50

TO935 Cranked Readicut latch hooks; £3.50 each
Not shown: TO935a Plain; £3.50
TO935b Sirdar; £3.50
Latch Hooks
T0930, T0931, T0932 Latch Hooks;
6 ins £3.50 each

EF251 William Penn set of ingenious interlocking bars for rugmaking with the sewing machine. With original postal packet (date illegible, but a George on the stamp) and sellotaped instructions (a repro copy will be sent too); £25

EF279 Small rug tool with depth-adjuster; £1.50

EF293 Nu-Way Rug tool 5-1/4 inches, with repro instructions (ask if you would like a copy of these, please); £4

EF265 5-1/2 inches; £3

EF294 Similar to EF293, with instructions, 4-1/2 inches; £4

TORU004 Patons and Baldwins Turkey Rug Gauges, 7-3/4 inches long; £2.50 each

TORU001 Lloyd's "Scorcher" Rugmaker; £10
TORU001 Detail

TORU003 4-3/4 inches; £2.50

EF150 Bent tool, 7-3/4 ins; £4.50

Detail of EF150

TO960 Hook on handle; £2.50

EF178 Frame for making rugs on the sewing machine
I am reliably informed that this is also used for Hairpin crochet; £8.50

TORU002 5-inch, all metal, marked "Patent Feb 21, 1922"; £3

EF153 Handee Rug Tool - rather lethal combination hook, cutter, and gauge, with nice Bakelite handle; £15

Detail of EF153

Abel morralls weaving needle set
EF141 Nice "Abel Morralls" weaving needle set
on card (with an extra needle top right)
Good condition. £3.50 Reduced to £1.50

TONE003 Tailor marker in box, with instructions; £10
My address is:-
Helen Howes
Helen Howes Sewing Machines
4, The Raveningham Centre, Beccles Road, Raveningham, Norfolk, NR14 6NU. United Kingdom
01508 548137
From outside the UK dial:- 0044 1508 548137
I'm open 11 till 5 every day except Tuesdays and Wednesdays