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Antique Spool Cabinets

Marye Audet

It is an exciting moment when a collector finds antique spool cabinets. These popular antiques come in a huge variety of styles but always add quaint country charm when added to a room.

What Is a Spool Cabinet?

With the invention of the sewing machine in 1844 a new market opened up. Rather than spinning their own cotton or wool threads women began to purchase ready made thread on wooden spools.

Spool cabinets were made for the thread companies to store spools of thread. They could be found in the dry goods section of the local general store, each drawer labeled as to the type of thread inside. Most often the cabinets would have three to six drawers. Some antique spool cabinets do not have drawers but the