Tag Archives: textiles and tailoring

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Photographs and information about a spinning wheel possibly made on Tiree

Photograph and information about a spinning wheel, hand-made by Hugh MacInnes, possibly Tiree. It was given to a young bride from Lochgilphead and passed down through the “Campbell women” to modern times, and now in the possession of Mrs Campbell, Dollar. Includes a letter regarding the spinning wheel from Rev. Ray Gaston, Dollar, to An Iodhlann, 2011, and a responding letter, and a letter from the owner Mrs Jennifer Campbell, Dollar, and responding letter, 2011. (See also photo P124)


Needle case for pins and needles used in Cornaig School sewing classes.

Small brown leather wallet for keeping needles and pins. Contains 23 needles of various sizes and functions. Inner `page` reads: “This need case contains Abel Morrall`s needles. Over a century`s reputation one quality only the best. Cross fox trademark. Made in England”. Used in Cornaig School sewing classes.


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