Friday, September 25, 2009

A Great Vintage Day and A Giveaway

September 25, 2009

A Great Vintage Day and A Giveaway


I had a wonderful day yesterday. It started with a trip with Freya to the thrift store. Freya and I both found goodies.



Camille's finds:
Vintage nightgown with cape in light turquoise. If I were to wear this to bed Chris would laugh himself silly







I picked this picture up for the frame but I think I'll leave the cardboard print in it and hang it in my sewing space until I find a project for the frame.



My favorite! Vintage patterns complete! I've made quite a few clothes from vintage patterns lately. While I was flipping through a lot of patterns Freya was behind me looking at the books.




Freya's finds:
Freya asked if she could have these books. I saw the price (50 cents) and Hello Kitty (I like Hello Kitty) and said yes. Only when we got home and sat down to read them did I notice the full title and subjects of the Hello Kitty Activity Book. How great that one of them is a Stitch and Sew Activity Book.




I know autumn is officially here when Chris starts making soup for supper. Last night he tried a new one. Greek Lemon Chicken Soup. It was delicious and pretty. Chris found the recipe here: www.allrecipes.com/Recipe/Greek-Lemon-Chicken-Soup/Detail.aspx






It was such a great day yesterday that I'd like to have a giveaway.
I've been cleaning out my sewing space. It was a mess + and it is taking a lot of time. (There is going to be a whole blog on my sewing space project soon).
There are two plump piles of fabric, so two giveaways. All fabrics are a white color. Fabrics included are flour sack, muslin, light weight canvas, quilt weight cotton, brocade and 1/3 yard of vintage chenille.



If you want one of these piles of scrap fabric just leave a comment on this post. Oliver will draw two names on Sunday and I will post the recipients at 1:00 p.m MST on this blog and on my blog at camillecreates.blogspot.com.
Have a great weekend fellow vintage swappers.
Camille






9 comments:

  1. Your comment about the vintage night gown cracked me up! What great finds! Can't wait to see your sewing space as I have just arranged mine as well. Nice to meet you and Best Wishes.

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  2. I have a few vintage night gowns, what to do with them? I thought about making them smaller for my little girl.

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  3. Wow, thanks for the giveaway! Ah yes, craft space cleaning time, I feel it coming, too . . .

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  4. lol, those nightgowns are great! I am looking for material like that to make tutu-like skirts for my little girl. And how great is it to come home with thrifted Hello Kitty craft books? awesome! Come to think of it, I would really love to get my hands on some white fabric as well, since I never seem to have any on hand at home when I need it. Just one of those strange things, like searching for a missing button or something.

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  5. i'm new here, but enjoy your posts. you have a beautiful eye for things. that fabric is lovely. thanks for the giveaway, i'd love to be included!

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  6. I'd love to be included in the giveaway. But, I'm most concerned because I didn't receive a partner :(

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  7. Beautiful! And I am always on the hunt for chenille!

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  8. How nice of you to offer up your lovely fabrics. I love white, especially on babies and little girls, just so sweet! I am going to go visit your blog now...

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