Category Archives: Vintage Finds

Game Day Teaser

Looking for another project to keep my hands busy, but my mind not too occupied while gaming led to another vintage find becoming a WIP.  Not much progress this session as we were mid-battle and I was starting a new … Continue reading

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Super Blue Blood Moon Total Eclipse

The super blue blood moon total eclipse is an actual thing that will be happening on January 31, 2008.  For more info check out this space.com guide , which has info as lots of useful links.  We are looking forward to … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Apron Stamped for Embroidery

This was an E-bay find.   It has only just arrived and has yet to be considered with regards to colors.  But the roses will go well with my upcycled rose apron.  It even has a pocket.  It will be … Continue reading

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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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