We have a lot to thank the
French for - especially for
so many beautiful, decorative
needlework designs and items.
From 1830 to 1880, Jacques-Simon Sajou
was selling supplies of all types of
needlearts - and reached fame in
France and all of Europe.
Today, Frédérique Crestin-Billet
continues as the owner of Sajou and
presents the vintage designs and
articles as they were over a
hundred years ago.
Here is the website for you to
You can also view the television
report - spoken in french - but
still a fabulous look into the world of
Below is one of the thread-winder
sets from Sajou.
Here are some more
great French sites to enjoy -
Coups de Coeur
E Comme Ecriture
Les Paniers - baskets
Machines - sewing machines
Viva la France!