Category Archives: Vintage Finds

Cobweb and Lambs

Spinning continues.  This time at cobweb weight with a lovely violet blue Polworth top.  It’s amazing how much spinning goes into making a very small cop when the yarn is so fine.  Sooner or later some effort may need to … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Butterfly Needlework Kits

Lately our local thrift store has had a nice variety of vintage needlework kits.   During our last gaming session I started a pair of surface embroidery butterflies vintage 1983.  At yesterday’s session the second was finished and I started … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Butterflies

One of my recent trips to the thriftstore turned up a pair of lovely vintage butterfly button embroidery kits.  Someday they would be a perfect learning project for the kids-until I needed a project for my last gaming session and … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Button Gauge

Useful things.  Beautiful Useful Things.  That is how I think of vintage.  Another item from a batch of vintage things I picked up, this button gauge isn’t highly decorated or fancy, but somehow, to me, it is still beautiful.  About … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Snaps

These items, which came to me through random lots of sewing things, support the idea that I’m not the only one who loves Autumn.  Do you suppose that Snappy is the name of the clawed kitty who looks like he’s … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Metal Buttons

Buttons found at a local antique store. The elegant details of vintage metal buttons never go out of style.

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Vintage Finds: Diverse Treasures

  Antique shops and garage sales have been kind to me this week.  Thursday, on a whim I stopped by a yard sale and found 4 sets of vintage sheets.  Sunday, I probably spent a little too much for few wonderful vintage … Continue reading

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