18th Century Housewife Pattern - Digital Download PDF



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This pattern includes instructions for making your own 18th or 19th century sewing roll (housewife/hussif) by hand. If you're looking for a kit, please check willoughbyandrose.com

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Materials Required:
- A combined 1/4 to 1/2 yard of fabric—wool, silk, linen, cotton--these objects were extremely variable.
- Optional: A 2” x 3” piece of wool for the needle flap
- 1 1/2 yards binding (either long strips of scrap fabric or 3/4” linen or cotton tape)
- A 24” piece of ribbon or tape for the tie
- Thread
- Pins
- Needle

Printing instructions: Print on 8.5" x 11" paper at 100%

Pattern is for personal use only and is not to be reproduced.

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5 out of 5 stars

I loved this pattern!!! My housewife (hussif) turned out great!! love it! 100% recremend

cnicole1019 Jun 11, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

Super fun little project! I did a Halloween fabric theme

Kimberly Sep 17, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

Pattern was perfect. Clear and easy to follow. I actually was able to cut and hand sew the entire project in a day. I would definitely recommend this seller.

Honor Anastasia Nov 11, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

Awesome pattern, they were easy to follow, and made a cute little sewing kit to carry with me everywhere.

victor May 21, 2022

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