Monday, May 21, 2012

More finds in the sewing room....

The things that you will find

if you open the boxes that have stayed shut for over 4 years...

thought this sampler was lost in the move....

thought this little altered tag with a photo of my Mom in Germany right after WWII was long gone...

never thought I'd see this set of ugly blocks again....maybe I should lose them again?!

These were the fungly blocks from Tonya's challenge...I definitely did the ugly part (they look even worse in person!  There is some "aloha from the Bahamas" fabric and another that has camels with two humps in front of the pyramids!  Wrong in just so many ways.....)

I am really tired from all the moving, folding, washing, sorting, and just making decisions.   I do however have a path and after another cup of tea I may have energy enough to tackle the closet shelf....who knows what I will uncover there!

13 comments:

Patty ♣ said...

WOW! I Love that Sampler and think the tag with your mother is a treasure! So happy that you have found these two meaningful pieces!! Wonder what will be your next find??

Impera_Magna said...

So glad to hear you found things that you thought were lost... even if one wasn't as cool as that sampler and tag!

Take it easy... stuff will get done in it's own time...

Janet O. said...

Those first two finds are a blessed relief, I'm sure--the third one, not so much. : )

Dawn said...

Those are wonderful treasures! OK, well maybe one could go back in the box, maybe.
Thanks for sharing - makes me want to go dig in an old box in the closet....

Nifty Quilts said...

Those blocks are NOT ugly. They're wonderful! Good reward for all of your sorting.

Betty Lou said...

Glad to see you unearthed some lost treasures. You know there might be someone out there that has been looking for a quilt with camels.

Dee W said...

Maybe a couple borders and some straight line quilting and a great donation quilt. Little kids don't care, a quilt is a gift. And the sampler is awesome!

AnnieO said...

Omigosh, the sampler is a treasure. And the tag with your mom's photo. Can't say I don't agree with you about losing those fungly blocks again :)

Karen said...

I would have liked to find that sampler in my closet!

Purple Pam said...

The shoo fly blocks are not ugly. I like them. Does that mean there is something wrong with me?

I like your mother's tag. Very nice.

Diane said...

Gasp! What wonderful finds.

Tonya Ricucci said...

hey, if you're getting rid of those fungly blocks, give them to me! I love 'em.

joe tulips said...

Treasures. I never could bring myself to making funglies. Yours are fun!