This is the place to come to learn about Avery style needle cases.

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Master List

To date 226 Avery style needle cases have been discovered.  Visit these pages to see photographs of each design as well as the original design registration or patent and gain knowledge about variations within each design.

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Avery Survey

In 2013 an Avery Survey was created in order to gather as much information as possible about Avery style needle cases from collectors and interested parties around the world.  The Avery Survey is easy to complete and gives you a chance to contribute to this important research.  Be sure and stop here to see the survey results.

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About Us

Learn how the author turned a hobby cross stitching antique sampler reproductions into a passion for collecting Avery needle cases resulting in a published book, a Wikipedia article, a TCI Bulletin article and conference presentation and this website.

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New Avery Books

The companion books to Estelle Horowitz and Ruth Mann’s “Victorian Brass Needlecases” have finally been written.  Visit this page to learn more about how to order Terry Meinke's three books "A Guide to Collecting Avery Needle Cases - Second Edition" published in 2020, "Histories of the Redditch Area Manufacturers Associated with Avery Needle Cases" published in 2020 and “My Avery Needle Case Collection” published in April 2012.

A Guide to Collecting Avery Needle Cases