tied up with string

26 10 2009

So many favorite things this weekend. Getting to visit wonderful friends, baking pumpkin butter cake, long drives with time for reading or knitting, getting finger puppets at Ikea. And little bundles of joy kept arriving in the mail. Friday it was a lovely rainbow of wool felt from purl soho,

purl package

perfect for upcoming sewing projects

felt rainbow

AND a package on Saturday filled with wonderful things in cranberry and pomegranate reds and lichen greens from my partner in the vintage swap:

swap received

buttons in luscious colors

lovely buttons

repurposed bottletop magnets from her etsy store

a crocheted poinsetta-pattern potholder, ivory on one side, pomegranate red on the other


a vintage handkerchief printed with broad mehndi patterns in lichen green, cranberry red, and off-white


a swatch of fabric patterned with tiny vintage navigational symbols and edged in hand-sewn french seams

cartographic fabric

a children’s book from Doubleday in 1960 with classic stories, period stories, a simple craft section, and beautiful illustrations.

vintage book

kiddy crafts


Bebe was thrilled with the Peter Rabbit story. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! That package was AMAZING.




2 responses

26 10 2009

The wool felt is gorgeous. Pardon my drooling over here 🙂
I also love the vintage book!

26 10 2009

what an incredibly gorgeous package!!
yay for such goodness in the mail : )

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