Yesterday found DH and I running into town to get his car washed and pick up a few groceries. On the way, we spotted and stopped at an auction. We LOVE auctions and usually are willing to hang around til the very end. Yesterday was too hot to stay, but we didn't leave until I had snagged a couple of boxes of goodies.
First up is the linen box. The box was full and it was a big box. I saw some terry cloth and some printed tea towels, but didn't really have a chance to look into the box. Of course, that won't stop me from bidding and I won it at $7....
11 tea towels some still with tags, but none of them had been used.(you can't see them all here)
5 hand towels that still had tags on them
a Vintage 1950's Christmas tablecloth that will fit my dining room table
a Vintage 1950 tablecloth that will fit my sister's round table
and various other "stuff" that I threw away.
The second box I bid on I won for $8
all kinds of glass. I am not a big fan of glass doodads and such. What I really wanted in this box was the square pyrex refrigerator containers. It's the one in the lower right corner. I have a few of the small glass squares, but had never seen the large square one before. It is about 8 inches square and very unusual. I would love to know what kind of price it would get at a antique store. Oh, btw, the meat is all packaged up and in the freezer now. It only sat there for a few minutes so I could take the photo. So also in the box was a 3 footed glass bowl, a matching sugar/creamer, a candy dish and those two corning ware casserole that have to share one lid. lol
I have decided to use the unusual large square refrigerator dish as a sewing box in the family room. I can keep some redwork in there to work on....and it will look pretty....This is the official Sewing Container for Sweet P's Challenge.
No sewing for me today. I had plans to make a charity quilt for guild, but don't have any suitable fabric, so I will get some tomorrow when I go into town. Scheduled for today was quilt guild, but it had to be cancelled because of flooding. The church were we meet is only 2 blocks from the Mississippi River and Modot (Missouri Dept of Transportation) has been sand bagging with help from local prisoners so we can't get through. So today I decided to clean out all the cabinets in the kitchen to make room for my new treasures. Send me luck!! They are packed full so something will have to go....