After dropping book and seam guide orders off at the post office, a plan formed for an easy lazy wander through one of my favorite antique haunts in Greensboro. I short 15 minute drive up the road and I was there.
I’m never looking for anything particular, but certain things do grab my attention!
I saw this very primitive quilt in a basket and had to stop to unfold, wouldn’t you?
While museum quilts are lovely ---there is a “no touch” policy! I like to think of Antique Malls as places were I can gently unfold, touch the stitches and the fabrics and dream about the person who made this quilt and what the circumstances of their lives were.
As primitive as this quilt looks..the piecing is very precise – there are no cut off points anywhere.
This lovely quilt did not come home with me…..and as always when out browsing, I get a big kick out of finding the “weirdest” item on the treasure hunt as well. You know the kind – thinks that make you scratch your head and go “What the?!”
How about this lovely?
A genuine camel bone chair.
Yes. from real camels. It doesn’t look very comfy. The side view is not much better!! What’s even better is the price ---they wanted $2,000 for this thing!
NO THANK YOU! LOL! I was having fits of hysterical giggles by the point I was done taking these photos…and you should have seen the look of the other people walking by!
I thought of having someone take my picture while I was sitting in it, but I thought better of it before I even asked --
It makes me remember Dawn and her ladies on a trip to Paducah – when they were traveling in separate cars, and each had a list of “treasure hunt” items they had to get photos of on the way ---and one of the items was really weird yard art. What she found was SO FUNNY ---
And since today is my birthday—I can be extremely grateful that no one bought me this chair as a gift…LOL
Have a super day everyone! Look for Quilt-Cam tonight at 9pm Eastern. I’m raring to sew!