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  • noun Plural form of needlecase.


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  • The Birka finds, and Viking needlecases in general, were usually bone or copper alloy, although there were two silver needlecases found at Birka Anderson 2003.

    Steel Needles, Take Two a stitch in time 2009

  • The length of these needlecases ranges from 40-80mm, and most are 50-70mm.

    Steel Needles, Take Two a stitch in time 2009

  • I once found on more information about the Birka needlecases and needles - Many needlecases have been found at Birka - 69 from graves, and another 71 in the surrounding area Black Earth; Andersson 2003.

    Steel Needles, Take Two a stitch in time 2009

  • Most contained textile remnants, often unspun wool, used to hold the needles in place, since none of these needlecases had caps MacGregor 1997.

    Steel Needles, Take Two a stitch in time 2009

  • You brought 'em toys an 'dolls an' pictur 'books, whips, boxes of paints, needlecases with scissors an' thimble all complete.

    Kiddie the Scout Robert Leighton

  • "Prague -- oh yes, mother got the most enchanting old silver chatelaine there, with all kinds of things hanging to it, -- needlecases and watches and scent-bottles, all solid, and so beautifully chased."

    What Katy Did Next Susan Coolidge 1870

  • Young men, full grown, carry about with them in their pockets a little bit of white sugar to suck, stowed away in needlecases.

    Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 James Richardson 1828

  • And over Miss Stiggins’s cross-stitched needlecases.

    To Say Nothing of the Dog Willis, Connie 1997


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