Sunday, October 11, 2009

Thrift shopping,

Oh how time passes by so quickly! before you know another week has started.

This mornig we went thriftshopping and found this,


And a lovely book from 1957 with all kind of nice carpenter ideas,

hop hop paardje

(I don't think anyone is ever going to make a thing, but I love the 50s pictures!)

doughters hanging office

And who is making all thes lovely ideas...

doughters hanging office dad's making it 1957

Yes the handy father while smoking a pipe!

And since I'm not a carpenter I'll stick to do some quilting

started quilting

Have a good start of the week everyone,


kristin said...

ahhh...vintage needlework. always a good find. i have quite a passion for them myself.

sewkalico said...

:-) That's a cute book! Love your quilt and your thrifted rose.

Bluebird Papercrafts said...
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Robyn said...

Dear Heleen,
Hi it's Robyn from the ornament swap.
Would you please contact me? You email is set to no-reply. Thanks!!
hugs Robyn xx
daisyquilts at rocketmail dot com

Anonymous said...

I love you needlepoint rose. I wonder what you plan to do with it!

Hi! My name is erica. Would you be my friend? said...

The pipe is too funny! :)

I hope you have a great week as well! :)

Victoria said...

Fun finds!

Anonymous said...

Geweldig, die teksten bij dat bureau geval..

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Heleen this is such a lovely quilt. Hand quilting it makes it a masterpiece. I love it.

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

Your hand quilting looks lovely! It is such a relaxing past time.

The French Bear said...

Beautiful quilt as usual!!!! Love the rose, and since I am not a carpenter, I'll sew too!!!
MArgaret B

Torie Jayne said...

Great finds! I adore the needlework! Have a sweet day!

Creative Breathing said...

Heleene You must check out Joy'sThoughtsandThings on my side bar of my blog. Joy is a wonderful traditional American style quilter. Very simple patterns that turn out so lovely. I think you will enjoy visiting. E

Eileen said...

We definitely have the same tastes. :-) Love the busy father with the pipe.
Your quilt looks so pretty in the hoop. Can't wait to see how you are quilting it.