Friday, August 13, 2010

Pink Saturday!



Happy Pink Saturday one and all! Thank you Beverly for hosting the pink party each week. You will find all the pink participants at How Sweet The Sound.




Last weekend while at a rummage sale I came across this old and worn quilt. It didn't have a price on it so I decided to put it down since I was at the beginning of the sale.  When I was done I had a handfull of things including some candleholders, a small pot and 5 books. When I checked out the total was only $2.75 so I decided to ask to one of the nice ladies taking the money about the quilt. She wanted to know what I thought it was worth and I had absolutely NO idea. She said "How about $3?". I said SOLD!




It was my favorite find of the weekend. It's a wee bit ratty and whoever sewed it was by no means an expert but I think it's pretty special nonetheless. It will be going to the booth soon where hopefully it will find a new home.




If any of you missed it, there is a new blog up and running all about our booth, All That Jazz, called "All That Jazz Vintage". It is mostly an endeavor by my Cousin and I, but we are hoping to get our Mom's to post on it occasionally too. They are still a part of it even if it's taking second fiddle to horseback riding at the moment! So please stop by and see us!

Happy Pink Saturday and have a superb weekend my Loveleighs!

37 comments:

Annesphamily said...

Oh pretty pink post! That quilt is amazing. I am so glad you picked it up and purchased it. I like to think of the stories behind the treasures I find. It makes me smile to think of all the love and tenderness someone put into making this quilt. Thanks for sharing, Anne

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Happy Pink Saturday Sares Sweetie...
Oh what a beautiful quilt for sure. I can see many things made out of that one quilt. What a treasure it is.

It won't last long in your booth. How is your booth going sweet friend? I hope you are still having fun with it. That is part of the deal, having fun doing something that you love to do.

Hope you have a beautiful Pink Saturday Sweetie. Many hugs and much love, Sherry

Draffin Bears said...

Happy Saturday Sares ~ love the pretty quilt you bought and for such a bargain. Well done and you must go to the most amazing markets.

Have a beautiful weekend
Hugs
Carolyn

Martha's Favorites said...

Hi Sares: The quilt was a great find. It is beautiful. I am going to go visit your cousin's blog. If she is half as nice as you, it will be great. Blessings, Martha

ALWAYS THE ABRAMYANS said...

My heart just stopped when I saw that quilt!! What a find!!! I love old quilts that show wear...that show life!! I think that makes them sooo very special! That is exactly the type of quilt I look for when going to yard sales. And plain old block patchwork quilts are my #1 favorite!! Ahhhh... you got so lucky!! It surely won't last long in your booth!! I'm already jealous of the lucky person taking home!! Have a wonderful weekend!
-April

Suzanne said...

I love this quilt...especially the rattiness of it! I always feel sad seeing treasures like this sold so cheap. Somebody's hard work deserves better, you know? Glad you bought it!
XOXOXO
Suzanne

Cora said...

OMG...$3.00. I can't believe it! I would have bought it just to cut it up and make other things from it. I bought one on a yard sale to reline an old truck that I revamped. It turned out beautiful.

Marydon said...

G'day Sweet T ~ I have EVERY one of the feedsacks in this quilt! It is gorgeous ... & what a buy. Lucky you! I love it ...

Have a lovely summer weekend ~
TTFN ~ Marydon

Atelier de Charo said...

So special and beautiful quilt!
Happy Pink Saturday!

Rebecca said...

Old quilts are the best-and only $3.00-great deal-Happy PS!

Faerie Moon Creations said...

It's a lovely handmade quilt...who knows what story there is behind it. I'm sure it will make a wonderful addition to your booth! Theresa

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Hi Sares, nice to meet you! Wow, what a find this quilt is. I would love to snuggle under this on a cold winter day, with some tea or hot cocoa and a good book!

Debbie

Mary said...

Hi Sares, thanks for visiting me at my blog. I love your old quilt purchase - what a dearie it is. I'd have bought it too! Happy Pink Saturday~

xinex said...

Hi Sares, I'll be checking on your booth blog. I just rented a space too, was not planned at all, it just happened and I am excited. It is actually enclosed in a room, a lttle larger than a 10 x 11 and I can't wait to fix it up. I would definitely need some tips from your store....Christine

debbie said...

HAPPY BELATED PINK SATURDAY SARES,
BEAUTIFULLY WORN QUILT.
HAVE A LOVELY WEEKEND.
HUGS
SIMPLY DEBBIE

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

Oh Sares, you have found a beauty in this dear old quilt! I have a few like this and when I take them out, I wonder about the women who sat and sewed them together so long ago. Who were they? What were their dreams? What were their lives like?
Love them!
Hugs,
Coralie

Nancy said...

Oh, just lovely, Sares. We are moving to CA where I believe they will have "booths" for rent. I have three or four, terrible that I can't remember what I have, quilt tops and several squares stitched in the 1940s. I SO hope I can have my own little retail endeavor when we get there! Going to check your other blog.

Leann said...

Oh I love worn and old - I feel such a connection:)

BTW - Love your header!!!
Leann

black eyed susans kitchen said...

That quilt might just be the find of the century! I am always attracted to items that loving hands were involved in. Happy belated Pink Saturday.

Marina Capano said...

Hi Sares!! I miss your comment!
pretty pink post!That quilt is Lovely!!so cuteeeeeee!!

I hope you see again!

xoxo

Jenny S said...

Oh so pretty!! You lucky girl! Around here it is hard to find quilts like that for so little $$$!!

Regina said...

Great and lovely finds.
Happy pink week ahead Sares.

Regina

Jorgelina said...

I love this quilt.
Happy Pink Saturday!!

Jacqueline said...

The charm of this quilt is priceless! To think of the hands that made this! What thoughts went through her their mind as the person sat and stitched? Who was it for? My grandfather was a wheat farmer in Saskatchewan and he made these old "bed quilts" he called them after farming all day. What a find Sares. Precious for sure. Hope your summer has been relaxing and fun, all rolled into one! Hot day head, wear your sunny hat!

Mary said...

The quilt was definitely bargain and I love that you included for Pink Saturday. It is wonderful and will make someone down the road really happy. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

Lisa said...

Lovely quilt! How the heck do you get such good deals!!! I will check out your new blog! I need to move out your way so I can get some great deals too ;)
Hugs, Lisa

Shirl said...

Hello,, love your post this week, what a beautiful old quilt. Love it! Thank you so much for stopping by and leaving a sweet comment.
Blessings, Shirl
Shirls Rose Cottage

C said...

Sareski!!!!! I LOVE the new pick chair on your header now!!!!! ♥ ♥

How are you, darling????? Hope well and happy!!!!! I'm sure you're very happy with your beautiful business!!!! I wish you all the blessing and all the good luck!!!! ♥

Marsha (Sassy Mini Dolls) said...

What a fabulous quilt and $3 is like getting it for nothing!! All the work and love that went into it . . .

Have a wonderful week!

xxoo

Jacque said...

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Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Rattiness is good; great find! I'm sure someone will be happy to take it home with them. A belated Happy Pink Saturday to you.

Blessings,
Sandi

Susie Jefferson said...

I love that quilt - I don't know how you can even think of parting with it? Cushion covers and book covers come to mind...

Sorry for the very late visit - out all weekend, and only just playing Catch-Up. Happy Pink Saturday, and so glad you had a loveleigh time shopping.

June said...

I adore ratty old quilts!!! This was a great find Sares, and for three bucks...I would call it an awesome find!!!
I loved your little dreamer in the last post. So darling!
hugs

stefanie said...

eeeekkkk, you are the bargain shopper of all time!!! its gorgeous!

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Lovely PINK post! That quilt is just totally awesome!

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Time Worn Style said...

Its one of those beautiful old feed sack quilts isnt it? Wonderful find, I love the aged look of it.
alicia

All That Jazz said...

I love all the fabrics they chose and "worn" look of it! I bet it is an old feed sack quilt like another poster said.
I have a quilt like that somewhere (or my mom does) from my Nana Vi, it has a flannel backing. I love it and hope to use it again someday. It needs a little repair!
~michelle~