I am back... I went to my favorite thrift store in Amish country and the antique store/flea market today. I would have liked to have gone elsewhere, but I didn't have any other reason to go to the store nearby so I figured I'll save the gas today. That and my kids would have called me asking where I was. They don't like going with me unless we buy something for them. That's OK though as I have more time to look and savor everything when they stay home.
Alright lets start at the thrift store...
First up, I bought a total of about 7 yards of material... one is like a weavers cloth, red felt (for Christmas), warm and natural batting, and cotton floral fabric, and the little things in the bag are pegs for a peg rack (that hubby doesn't know he's gonna build yet)
I found these little quilted beauties... I just need to learn how to bind a quilt and we'll be all set...
Next, This first set of authentic little girl Amish Dresses... I hit the jackpot today on dresses...
The next set doesn't necessarily go together... but this is a dress and apron that the Amish wear.
I also found some little girl's head covers. I love these.
The next dresses I bought a few months ago.
If any of you use double knit fabric for anything let me know. They have a ton and I will be more than happy to get some for you.
OK next stop was the antique/flea market place. I looked and I looked everywhere. I saw tons of stuff I would love to have, but kept thinking I need to put more effort into my crafts and sell a few things and with that money buy what I want. But I just couldn't resist this little Radio Flyer wagon a bargain at $2.00.
Check back as I won't need all these dresses or head covers and am going to sell some of them. I need to decide which ones I want then I will let all of you know. Sorry this post is so long, but I thought you'd like to see my treasures.