Blog about knitting, sewing and a bit about my daily life.
dinsdag 12 april 2011
The term housewife was used in print for the first time in 1749, to refer to a sewingkit. Most often used was the term 'hussif'. There was no standard pattern , each was made by hand. Women used them at home or when traveling and soldiers used them when serving in the military. Here you will find a pattern of a hussif in eighteenth-century style.