Friday, October 13, 2017

Op Shop Finds

Winter School next year, my class is with a young man named Jet James.
"Collagraphy" is a form of Lithograph printing.
Our requirements list asks for lace.
A quick call to the local op shop, a lovely time rummaging through their Manchester.

Beautiful hankies $2 for the packet of 7.

Bag of lace pieces for 50 cents.

Damask tea cloth and linen placemat, 50 cents each.
Lovely cloth for embroidery and textiles.

8 comments:

  1. wow some great buys there,good shopping my friend xx

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  2. Lovely that these pieces have been rescued by someone who appreciates them.

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  3. Great find.. it's amazing what can be found when you dig deep

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  4. Interesting purchases.
    I have some lace for you, too.
    Such a shame we have to wait so long for Winter School. I am already collecting items for my workshop as well.

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  5. Wow! So beautiful! The handkerchiefs are truly treasures.

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  6. It's a bit sad that such beautiful hand-crafted hankies weren't valued by the families of the women who made them. But I suppose it is better that they were sent to the op-shop than to the tip.

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  7. A great start to the collection for your class.

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