Category Archives: Vintage Finds

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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Vintage Finds: Vintage Linens Collection

Do you have vintage linens?  Have you ever stitched linens?  When people see me working on a pillowcase, they often share a story about stitching linens when they were small or crocheting miles of lace edging.  It’s been a while since … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Embroidered Linens Kits

The thrill of the thrift store is hard to beat.   You enter not knowing if there will be anything for you.  On our trips we most often leave with a couple of matchbox cars or something to add to the … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Scissor Sharpeners

This simple vintage scissors sharpener arrived yesterday.    It’s about 2″ by 3″ and flat.    As you can see in the picture you insert your scissors from “THIS SIDE ONLY!” and cut along the thin metal bar.  It was accompanied by this … Continue reading

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