When the Macdonald boys were captured on oil in their various tartans, it was around the year 1749.
A century later, Isaac Singer started making sewing machines in 1851 in America. I. M. Singer & Co. opened its first overseas factory in Glasgow in 1867.
In a recent research adventure trying to date a beautiful antique Singer Sewing machine in the family, I came across this delightful antique tartan covered needle case from Singer's.
I just had to share it with you.
Thanks for your patience, it's good to be back at 973.