Saturday, November 13, 2010

Church Sale

Before I was on maternity leave I worked every Saturday so I missed out on a lot of church sales. I love them, especially in the run up to Christmas when there are tons of great Christmas crafts and bake tables. This morning we got up bright and early and I was lucky enough to find some real treasures. Believe it or not these are just the highlights!

A really old coffee tin, a vintage Dutch cracker tin, a 1950s birthday card and 3 miniature Santa mugs/candle holders.

1936 Singer sewing machine. I haven't decided yet if I'll invest the money to get it up and running again. If it's not too expensive I definitely will.

These strange vintage place mats appear to be hand screenprinted. There's about 8 of them and these are my favorites. I'm definitely going to do some fun sewing projects with them.

About 2 metres of amazing vintage fabric

2 Wooden cars

Bass River rocking chair for the little miss when she's a little bigger. I LOVE the kittens on the back of the seat.

I have no idea what this is but I couldn't resist the beautiful bark cloth. It has a ring at the top and the 2 sides are open. It's far too big for toilet rolls and it couldn't hold bags as the sides are completely open. Any ideas?

I love the colours in this crochet blanket. It's wool and in great shape.

On top of all this I got a bunch of hand woven linen place mats and napkins that I will probably emboider on, some embroider hoops, a few other toys and some vintage clothes for Wren that I'll show you later. The best part of all I only spent $40!


Anonymous said...

The thing with a ring at the top and the 2 sides open can be used to store trays in the kitchen (if it is big enough) I made one such thing with a dish towel

sewn by blythe said...

Yes that makes sense. The size would be perfect to hang a tray. Thanks!