Thrifting Finds


Magic Spool

Magic Spool


Posted on Jul 10, 2006

One more thrifting find that I forgot to mention is the Magic Spool.  This little guy was made in Holland in 1978.  I don’t think it has ever been used.  It’s in mint condition with the yarn it’s original yarn. It definitely took several tries to get the cord going.  Once I got the hang of it, I could quickly turn out lots of i-cord. The directions are just those two red boxes.  It’s...

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Goodwill Finds

Goodwill Finds


Posted on Jul 7, 2006

Oh Goodwill, how do I love thee?   Here are my latest finds from Goodwill.  Even when I don’t find anything, there is something about the  hunt that is just so much fun.  This book is so cute and it actually has great instructions in it.  Every page rhymes.  The book also came with 43 patterns to hand sew felt animals.  This is all of them laid out on my kitchen floor.  So many cute...

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Goodwill Paper Book

Goodwill Paper Book


Posted on Jun 9, 2006

In the same trip that I got the needle punch at Goodwill, I also came home with this book.  It’s a very thick book at 512 pages and over 300 hundred ideas.  I really don’t think I will need another book on paper crafts.  Granted about a third of the book is either redundant or has ideas that I probably wouldn’t use, but there are still a huge plethora of things that I will use.  Here a just a few...

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Goodwill Needle Punch

Goodwill Needle Punch


Posted on Jun 8, 2006

I was lucky enough to find a needle punch at Goodwill for 2 dollars.  It’s something that I’ve read about about in the blog world and was curious about it.  The needle punch was in pristine condition with three needles and a very long instruction book. The book came with 15 iron on patterns that had never been used.  Here are a few of the patterns.  You can tell this was made in the 70′s. ...

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