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Elsie Svennas Handbook of Lettering for Stitchers, 1973 Embroidery How To Book

Greetings and Good Day. The weather is changing here – Fall has arrived.  And I love it!  Cool days means long dog walks and when the rain falls – more time to spend in the craft room. Today’s new shop listing is a rare find for the embroiders out there. This is the definitive “how to” book… Continue reading Elsie Svennas Handbook of Lettering for Stitchers, 1973 Embroidery How To Book

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Noritake China Mardi Gras Salt & Pepper and Gravy Boat Set

Welcome back and hello! Today I’ve just listed a nice set of Noritake China in the Mardi Gras pattern. There are three pieces here, a salt & pepper set and a gravy or sauce boat (great for dips and relishes, too).  Each piece is in excellent condition. Noritake Mardi Gras is from the Progression line… Continue reading Noritake China Mardi Gras Salt & Pepper and Gravy Boat Set

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1940’s Kaminow Crochet or Knitting Tinsel

Hello – I hope you’re enjoying your Sunday. Today I have an Estate Sale find, TWO pristine spools of Kaminow Tinsel for Crocheting or Knitting. We might be just a tad spoiled today as we can easily track down “specialty” threads, cords and yarns in an nearly endless variety of colors, finishes and weights. But… Continue reading 1940’s Kaminow Crochet or Knitting Tinsel

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Vintage Crochet Throw Pillows w/ Purple Roses – Shabby Chic Beautiful

Whew!  I made it through a full moon on Friday the 13th but not without some weirdness, most of which was good weird, so I’m happy to laugh and keep going. But what’s new in my shop?  Well, I’m going to show you: A pair of Vintage (probably early mid century) handmade crochet throw pillows. … Continue reading Vintage Crochet Throw Pillows w/ Purple Roses – Shabby Chic Beautiful

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Antique Genovese and Vogel Scissors

Welcome to a new day. One of the best things about Estate Sale shopping is you never know what you’re going to find.  This time it was a couple of rare Antique Barber scissors tucked in with a couple of old sewing scissors in a crazy jumble of sewing supplies and craft odds and ends.… Continue reading Antique Genovese and Vogel Scissors

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Hull Pottery – Water Lily Vase – Perfect

I hope everyone takes a moment today to remember those lost on this date in history – America remembers you. But time helps heal the pain and beauty soothes the soul.  Today I offer a bit of beauty that has come through time. This is Hull Pottery made in the USA in the 1940s (another… Continue reading Hull Pottery – Water Lily Vase – Perfect

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Mid Century California Ceramics – Collectibles

Yay, it’s Saturday!  I hope you’re out having fun (but of course you check for awesome blog posts before you go to bed). This is my second post for Avis Wright mid-century California Ceramics.  Look at that face – isn’t she beautiful!?! This darling girl in her pretty dress accented in gold was meant to… Continue reading Mid Century California Ceramics – Collectibles