|Been making these little button tins!|
I added Victorian paper scraps to the front of vintage mini cake tins...
|Filled them with an assortment of vintage black buttons (of which I seem to have an abundance)...|
|And wrapped them in a cello bag and tied with lace or ribbon.|
|At my shop this week.|
|Hubs and I stopped-off at the open garden at Mells again yesterday, after a buying trip.|
|A wedding had taken place the day before and the flowers that were created for it by florist Jo were on display on the piano outside.|
|Time for tea!|
|Then a quick wander around the gardens which are full of late summer colour.|
Once home I was able to sort through my purchases from my buying excursion...
|My favourite purchase was a lovely old sewing machine in its original cabinet.|
|Its a hand machine...|
|Complete with its tool kit and attachments.|
|There's even the original manual and its guarantee!|
|Dating it to 1934.|
And the best thing is, after a quick oil....it stitches beautifully!
|By coincidence, there is an article in the new edition of Pretty Nostalgic magazine all about vintage sewing machines...|
|So I'll be able to create a display in my shop based around it!|
Last week I took possession of a large quantity of old sewing supplies that had belonged to an old lady who had passed-away, so I have plenty to work with.
|More of my haul. |
Have a great week and enjoy the beautiful autumn skies,