Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Red is popping up all over

After a weekend of church rummage sales, a few lawnsales and receiving a fun find from a friend, I realized that I had a few things to share for Wednesday is Rednesday. I had not participated in awhile, and missed being a part of the cheery red party hosted by Sue @ It's a Very Cherry World. So I have put out my red for today and am off to visit all the other participants. Won't you please join me?

First I have a few finds from the Church Rummage Sale last Friday. Each of these cost either a dime or a quarter. The crocheted dress potholders were too fun to pass by ..... I am not sure where I will put them for the moment. The (hidden) strawberry shortcake tile is dated 1981 and is in back of a 2 piece strawberry which looks like milk glass on the inside. The thermos and tin will join my other collections and you always need another apron.

A lawnsale on Sunday yielded quite a few nice finds including packets of patterns for only a $.25. Here are a few "red" ones that if the sizes were right, I would make and wear.

Here is a close-up.

This red dress is my favorite. I would so want to wear it. Please note that the original price of the pattern is $.35.

My friend Melody had this lovely little sewing machine given to her by her Mom. She never really learned to sew and decided it would have a better home joining my collection of toy sewing machines. She knew I would love the red color as well.

It is a Singer Lockstitch. Thank you Melody.

I meant to post this photo last week. With all the rain that we have been having, please try to remember that "
April Showers bring May Flowers".

Have a good day. I will be posting my Bridal Shower Photos at the end of the week. The event was a success and the bride-to-be was totally surprised.

Don't forget to say Hi to Sue and all the other Rednesday participants.



Linda said...

Oh Sherrie you got some goodies!!! I love all the red stuff in the kitchen and those patterns! Oh wow, if I had a waist like that now...In high school I had a tiny I'm a no waist kind of I love that dress also. So glad you got you some wonderful finds and cheap! Yeah!!!!

Anonymous said...

Oh,oh,oh! I do love your vintage goodies in that first picture, Sherrie. Darling vintage sewing machine, I love it. Ya know, I have a pattern that belonged to my mom back in the 70's that I used to make myself a linen dress out of for our nephew's wedding a summer or two ago. I loved that she'd used it and I could still use it.
As you can see, I got on to your page, yay! Just perservered.
Happy REDnesday~
p.s.I'm signing up to "follow" you.

Anonymous said...

You are my kind of shopper - dime and quarter girl.
I had a wonderful weekend of village wide saling, and again this coming weekend. Managed to fill the van and stay on budget.
It bothers me, though, that 80's items are now being called vintage. Hard enough to know those from my high school years (70's) qualify.

CC said...

Oh My!!!! I so want some of those pretty treasures...namely the little dress potholders and that gorgeous apron. I'm so happy you found such's just so much fun to go vintage thrift shopping. Have a lovely day..

Diann said...

You got a lot of awesome red finds! That sewing machine is wonderful and all those vintage patterns are great!

Have terrific day!

craftyles said...

Oh my Gosh, I love your reds, especially that sewing machine. Also love your banner, the green and red are perfect! At Brookhollow Lane the little wire shelf does have 2 shelves. Is that like yours?

Angela said...

Great red stuff...CUTE sewing machine!!

Joy @ Joy Of Desserts said...

You have a nice collection of reds, here. I particularly like those cheerful red umbrellas. Glad you posted them after all.

My first Rednesday is up:

Ann said...

Hi Sherrie~Amazing that we would both find milk glass fruit, which neither of us have seen before!! I love your strawberry...I will now be the the hunt for one of those, too.

Can't wait to see the pictures of the shower. :)
The Tattered Tassel

SueLovesCherries said...

Oh, what fabulous finds! Those patterns are fantastic, as is the sewing machine!

CACHANILLA73 said...

Nice reds...looove the sewing machine.

Sweet Bee Cottage said...

What great reds to share this week. Can't wait to see the bridal shower pics.

Oakland Daily Photo said...

Didja notice that a bust size of 34" was considered a size 14?! Now adays it is a size 4. No wonder I wear a smaller size today than I did 30 years ago even though I weigh more now.

Mica said...

great finds from your rummage sale looks like they had some pretty neat things. I would have snatched 'em up too....The patterns look neat too...Hope you'll make something. and the sewing machine is too cool!!! Mica/The Child's Paper

Angela said...

Silly me came here yesterday and was just in love with everything your shared but didn't I'm back,lol.

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Love all your wonderful red treasures!! No time to post for rednesday this week but I will next week!

Mary Helen-Art Saves Lives said...

You are a girl after my own heart...I love the Goodwills and thrift stores in my little area and have the best time spending and recycling vintage items for very little money. Fun fun fun! Imagine and Live in Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

Anonymous said...

Hi Sherrie,
I love , love, love all of your red treasures, especially the sewing machine! I love punches of cherry red around the house.
I can't wait to see your photos from the wedding shower! I hope everything went smoothly.
Have a great day.

Dee@FrenchBleuVintage said...

HI Sherry - Thanks for stopping by. I LOVE your reds, waaaay cute things. Now I know I am not the only one who thinks these items should all cost over $500 each. But thank God they are not!!!!

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