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Make Do and Mend Memory Box


Object Contents: 

  • Wooden darning mushroom
  • Snap fasteners
  • Metal thimble
  • Darning threads
  • Buttons on card
  • Dress pattern
  • Camisole
  • Shoe last
  • Repaired waist coat found as stuffing in chair
  • Milk top bag
  • Cloth punch used in making rag rugs
  • Round box with cross stitch top
  • Felt paint roller
  • Long handled paint brush
  • Sewing machine oil can
  • Hobbies annual
  • Donkey felt pattern
  • Spirit level
  • Keil kraft model

This Memory box is available to hire for up to three weeks at a time. £10 a week or £25 for three weeks.

Please contact [email protected] or call 01872 272205 for more information.



Paper and other resources in box:

  • Memory trunk booklet
  • Object question prompt cards
  • Contents checklist
  • Pamphlet on home maintenance
  • Embroidery patterns x2
  • Prince Charles and Diana bookmark
  • Knitting pattern for tea cosies
  • Rainbow felts and patterns
  • Felt making brochure
  • No Sew’ leaflet
  • Sewing booklet