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ENGLAND

HAND-GUIDED MACHINE PILLOW

$189.00
Embroidered on antique sewing machines by super-specialized artisans.

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$189.00
Between the North Sea, Irish Sea, and the English Channel exists an amazing delight - England!

Using vintage sewing machines (they don't build 'em like they used to) the fabric is turned this way and that way allowing the straight needle to swerve and criss-cross the many patterned play of our designs. Only specially trained artisans can handle the quick movements needed to create such masterpieces! Spelling errors guaranteed to enhance their charm and one-of-a-kind workmanship. This pillow is embroidered on an ivory linen-cotton blend cover with tied closure. Accented with black velvet piping.
*18" x 26"
*Linen/cotton blend
*Down form included
*Tie closure
*Dry clean only
*Made in India

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* The highest mountain in England is Scafell Pike, it stands 3,209ft in height.
* English computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee is credited with inventing the World Wide Web.
* The stone circle at Avebury is the largest in the world. It was built between 5300 and 4600 years ago and covers 28 acres.
* The Channel Tunnel connecting England and France covers 21 underwater miles between the countries, it opened in 1994.
* In Shakespeare's England mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When pulled upon, the ropes squeezed the mattress, creating a firmer platform. That's the origin of the phrase "Goodnight, sleep tight."
* England is the only country in the world which does not feature the country's name on its postage stamps.
* The English are the highest per capita consumers of tea and cider in the world.
* French was the official language of England from 1066 until 1362. Today there are 200 languages spoken in England.
* England is 59 times smaller than Australia but 2.5 time MORE populous than Australia.
* The Windsor castle is the oldest and largest royal residence still in use in the world.
* The author J.K. Rowling is the first person to earn a billion dollars from authoring books.
* There are over 30,000 people with the name John Smith in the UK. * The river Thames has over 200 bridges and tunnels along its course and is the longest river solely within the English borders.

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