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Sunday, August 1, 2010

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Yesterday was a 1/2 off sale at Goodwill so I picked up some supplies.
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I got a baggie full of all this stuff.  A zipper, a set of wooden purse handles, several buttons including doll size ones, strap guards(?), flower appliqués, fabric roses, some unidentifiable stuff, and four different kinds of lace.  It was the lace I really wanted, the other stuff are bonuses, assuming I can find something to do with it all.
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I also got a bunch of fabric.  I have something special planned to do with it, and not something on my project list either.  Still, I can’t even start on it without doing a little more research.  I guess it is a little strange to be starting a big thing when I only just started something else.
photos 972Speaking of that something else, here’s a little something from the list.  On my last list I made some doll aprons from a tutorial I found online (see Fun-sized Aprons).  While making them I thought it would be neat to use the same idea to make a doll halter top too.  I used the same pattern, but shortened it and made it wider.  It makes for an easy little summer top for this Barbie doll.  Of course it would fit her a little better if the elastic straps were a tad shorter, something I need to work on.
Here’s the updated list:
  • doll headbands
  • halters
  • camera
  • stamps
  • painting supplies
  • knitting supplies
  • video
  • face magnets
Two down, six to go.  The next one should be up by tomorrow, hopefully a littler earlier too.

3 comments:

  1. i like to call it badwill but i guess they give jobs out so it isnt that bad. you know the whole marked up items. its business. youre smart to go on sale day.

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  2. Are they really that bad? The prices at Salvation Army are much worse. I usually try to shop on a sale anyway. I love Thursdays because that's the dollar day. Items with the week's special tags are only a doller, that's how I got my breadmaker.

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  3. I love going to thrift stores for antique finds! Half price sales are even better, lol.

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