Hundreds of collectibles are featured with no repeats from Volume 1, and many rare and unusual museum pieces. A wide variety of tools and trinkets are displayed, from the ordinary to the elegant, ranging from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries. Over 230 photos feature thousands of items, including needles, thimbles, chatelaines, sewing kits, scissors, rulers, darners, thread holders, sewing machines, and more. Historical information, material, date, country of origin, and a current collector value are given for each item. 2005 values.