Woohoo–cute patterns

Today was another gold mine thrifting. I should have bought all the patterns, I hope some are still there tomorrow. I had no intention of buying 3 pajama patterns–I must have put a good dress one back by mistake. Rats! I can see making that poofy skirted dress and maybe a pea coat–doesn’t it lookContinue reading “Woohoo–cute patterns”

thrifting monday, and pillowcase

Here’s my finds from this morning, a pretty tablecloth big enough for an end table, and teacup and saucer. I was taking a break on buying teacups, but it was priced right and is pretty so I thought what the heck. ONE day I will own the perfect sideboard to put all my dishes in,Continue reading “thrifting monday, and pillowcase”

I know I said I would never do it, but

I bought a thrifted item specifically to put on ebay. It is soooo hard to pass up items that are beautiful and just perfect (for someone else) but that I don’t need. Especially when they are ridiculously cheap. So I bought one item. And I’ll set it aside. Maybe for years. Until I have enoughContinue reading “I know I said I would never do it, but”

more embroideries from thrifting saturday

Today was a lucky day, with lots of embroideries to choose from. I picked up only the best ones, with the best color choices and designs. First off, I love this yellow table runner! It’s a grecian pattern over the whole thing, and is just lovely in person. It would be a shame to cutContinue reading “more embroideries from thrifting saturday”

thrifting for thursday

I bought this beautiful old needlepoint a couple days ago. The front is protected by glass but it is still stained and aging–the back has no protection, and the fabric is quite fragile and a lot darker. A sentiment that never gets old, though. Today I bought this sweet pillowcase. I don’t know yet whatContinue reading “thrifting for thursday”