Objects old, vintage, hand made or upcyled, and old techniques with a modern twist

Vintage Cotton Reels

Sylko reels and bunny

I’ve been putting a few bits and pieces together as a present for a friend who loves dressmaking, and thought the colours of the thread on these vintage wooden cotton reels was asking for a photo to be taken!

The group of wooden reels in this picture are all vintage Sylko: I collect Sylko reels (as I previously talked about I  this post), usually picking them up in charity shops or at car boot sales, but unusually haven’t come across any for several months- I must keep a sharper look out!

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  1. […] I’ve mentioned in previous posts (see here, here and here), I collect vintage wooden Sylko cotton reels, and have about 130 different colours so […]


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