Spools - sold
Some wonderful wooden spools with colorful thread. It was surprising to see so many different sizes of wooden spools with different types of thread.
Canning Jars - sold
The color of the vegetables and fruit seem to become deeper when behind glass. Some canners are meticulous in the way they arrange the products in the jar, like an artist arranging a painting.
Box of Pearl Cotton - sold
There must be close to sixty balls of Pearl cotton embroidery floss that have been stored in a shoe box for over 25 years.years. They may not even sell it in balls like this anymore. The colors are lovely....
Thread Holder - sold
It the 1970's I discovered a small Palo Alto sewing shop going out of business. An elderly couple had spent many years operating this store in this location. Big bins of cotton thread on large wooden...
Pin Cushion With Pearl Cotton -Sold
I purchased a box of leftover pearl cotton balls as I was passing through an antique shop near Oaks, North Dakota about 25 years ago. I was so enthusiastic about the good buy I overbought and have yet...
Egg Flat - FSold
Every Saturday morning at the downtown Farmers Market a small farm woman rests on the tailgate of her pickuip truck as she waits for customers. Her eggs are spread out in flats and cartons on a carefully...