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Sajou Thread Winders
$13.50 ($12.27) / pack of six

These thread cards from France bear names of towns in Normandy, as a tribute to the history of this linen-producing region which was filled with linen mills in days gone by. In the past, linen thread was mainly sold on this type of cards.
The cards are of excellent quality, retracing the principals of cards of old, to make organising your threads a real pleasure. They are sold in series of six, printed on both sides on 2mm thick cardboard. Pattern widths are all approximately 6 cm.

All winder sets are shown below. Six winders in each set.
Some detailed pictures of individual winders at bottom of page.

These thread cards depict tiny floral motifs, inspired by vintage wallpapers.

In this series of thread cards, a feather motif dating from the 19th century is depicted in six colours:
red, sky blue, green, orange, pink and mauve.

These thread cards depict six red and green motifs inspired by vintage wallpapers.

These thread cards are printed in the style of vintage cards, the centre depicting everyday objects.

Deauville Model Mode de Paris
These thread cards depict "La Mode de Paris" in the 1930' with women wearing pretty hats.

Carentan Model Crestin Billet
This thread cards model is taken from a geometric design dating from the debut of the 19th century. In the middle the two letters "C" and "B" which are the Frédérique Crestin-Billet family name, aka "Madame Sajou"

Louviers Model Thread Trademarks
This thread cards series continues the great tradition of thread cards - the promotion of threads that exist today.

Normandie Model Nice Apples
These Sajou thread cards is a tribute to Normandy and the regions' speciality: the cultivation of apples.

Verneuil Model ets Toulmonde
On these thread cards are variations of a globe evoking in an amusing manner the name of Toulemonde - one of the last remaining French thread producers and owner of, among others, the Fil Au Chinois brand.

Elbeuf Model Vintage Flowers
These thread cards are illustrated with floral designs are inspired by vintage seed packets

This thread card series features butterflies: Terinos Clarissa, Pyrrhanea Troglodyta, Agrias Claudia, Papilio Blumei, Papilio Lycrophon et Kallima Paralekta.

Below - enlarged photos of four of the winders.





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