Friday, March 2, 2012

Sewing Automotons

With the release of the amazing movie Hugo, automotons have suddenly become a newly popular source of fascination so I thought it timely to share some sewing themed ones.

I did a previous post about a wonderful sailing ship etui here.

Video of an  Antique French Royal Palais Sewing Etui and Music Box with Original Mechanical Dolls, circa 1870's.

Vichy Sewing Lady Automoton via Skinner

Tin toy sewing Automota via Cowan

Girl with Needlwork and Mouse via Theriault

Roulet & Decamps Elderly Knitter via Antique helper

Roulet & Decamps Knitting Cat!