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Hand Sewing a Pair of Victorian Sleeve Protectors – Beginner Friendly
A short and sweet project for you this time. The sleeves of many names! Protective sleeves, oversleeves, sleeve guards, Victorian cook’s sleeves, sleeve stockings. It seems history can’t really agree with itself but they are convenient all the same!
Video link: https://youtu.be/1HGgeNmDlOk
Brown stripe cotton, 40 cm
Brown organic cotton thread: Scanfil (many retailers)
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