Saturday, 14 May 2016

Sylko & Trylko Cotton Display Drawers

Hello

I've been grounded at the moment not allowed to work as I have stitches in my face!  Oooh err, had to have a lesion removed which looks dramatic so I am telling everyone that I have had half a face lift and when I have saved up enough money will get the other side done!  Hee Hee.

Sooo to cheer myself up bought a Trylko cotton set of drawers off Ebay to go with my Sylko drawers.

The Trylko box was a bit chipped so spent yesterday trying to mix paint to match the purple paint, easier said that done.  Got as near as I could and touched up all the white chips which made it look tidier.


To give it a nice sheen polished it with some beeswax.  Not sure if the purple colour is original, I suspect not as its quite rough and there is no logo on the top but it goes well with the orange drawer front.

Its missing a handle so am on the search for a replacement.  Wondering if I could get a replacement 3D printed will have to explore this option.

So here is my trio of vintage drawers


Complete with contents



The lovely Anita sent me a present, a tin full of fab quilting threads which I have stored in my vintage sewing table which I rescued from Dad's garage.



Not sure if I will  be able to use all the reels of threads but will have years of pleasure just looking at them!

Cheers
Sharon

2 comments:

  1. They are just gorgeous and it's good to know that I'm not the only person to get hours of pleasure from staring at haberdashery! xx

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  2. Wonder how many like us are out there, lots I suspect. Xx

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