Finest Quality since 1896

Shipping Worldwide

Shop Safely with Our Secure Checkout

Christmas Shopping? Click here to find out more about our Christmas delivery times, returns, and contact information


A Chapter in the History of Dugdale Bros: Vintage Threads

Every time you step inside a building as old as the one we call home, there’s the chance a new treasure will be uncovered.

Whether hidden at the back of an overstuffed drawer, on top of a rarely dusted bookcase, or – as in this case – behind a pile of old boxes, long-forgotten trinkets and mementoes are forever being rediscovered as we go about our daily tasks.

Our most recent unearthing came in the guise of some pristinely preserved vintage threads, in an array of different colours. Some were wound around spools and uniformly packaged in their original boxes, others in long, loose bundles that are known in the trade as skeins or hanks.

The precise age of the threads remains unknown, but we believe them to be from around the 1950s or 1960s. Perhaps this mystery will be solved in the future, when another distant memory is stumbled upon…

Back to News

2018 © Copyright Dugdale Bros & Co Ltd. 5 Northumberland Street, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 1RL
Registered in England & Wales Company Number: 00561828.
VAT Registration Number: 427 6442 44