This was the view as I drove into Charlotte on Saturday around 11am.
I had HOURS to kill until it was time for me to meet up with both Randy and Lori, each with separate arrival times.
What is a girl to do when killing several hours in Charlotte?
Well, of course, antiquing – but on a sunny day like this after days of rain and road dirt and grime? Shamu got a car wash!
Oh happy day!
Yes, we’ve got Quilting! And a clean van!
There are a couple of great antique places in the Charlotte area that I really enjoy. Sleepy Poet is south of Downtown, and the Catawba Antique Mall is a bit west of the airport in Belmont. Both are large and worth a long leisurely browse.
19th century applique!
Beautiful quiltmanship! Sparce quilting --
Be sure to look around and behind and under things!
Recognize this box?
Singer 66 with all the goodies!
I already have a couple of these in great condition, so I didn’t bite on this one. It is at Sleepy Poet for $99.00 if I remember correctly. Not a bad price, but not a great one either.
Sweet Dresden Plate!
Sweet 30s prints!
LOVE LOVE LOVE the LOVE RING!
Half blocks top and left side!
She loves you Yeah, Yeah Yeah!
It’s been Hard Day’s Night!
((I so loved this set – if I still had a teenager I would have bought them!))
Awesomely simple Album Block!
Wouldn’t this be a fun “sew it up quick” bundle of love!
Loved this old washing machine!
Sweet Anvil blocks!
Oh goodness, this post is getting way long, and we haven’t gotten to the second antique mall! I’ve just made the executive decision to save THOSE photos for another post, and get to sewing since Randy and Lori are already at the machines as I type!
But the weirdest thing of all? The “Just say no!” item found?
Rainy Day Sewing Today!
Have an awesome Monday, everyone!