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Announcing the New Owner

Posted by Emily Stringham on

Announcing the New Owner

We are pleased to announce the sale of the Larkin & Smith pattern line and At the Sign of the Golden Scissors sutlery to Emily Stringham of Emily's Vintage Visions. We had decided to sell the pattern line a while ago but wanted to make sure that it would stay “in the family” and be in capable hands. Emily has taken almost every workshop we ever offered and is a skilled seamstress and accomplished historical researcher. We can’t imagine a finer person to have sold the business to. -Hallie & Steph  

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Cutting Edge

Posted by hallie larkin on

At the Sign of the Golden Scissors our goal is to provide the most accurate goods for the 18th century re-enactor, whether on the field or in a museum setting.  Compromises are kept to the restrictions of modern goods and fabrics.  Handsewing is always the preferred method of clothing construction, but out of the reach price wise of most.  Our concept is to provide precut kits and patterns, that allow you to do the sewing and let us concentrate on finding the right fabrics and teaching you how to make the item.  Patterns are coming this month for sleeve ruffles...

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