Small batch production….but nonetheless, I have setup a mini assembly line. I am making flower pins again, getting ready for several holiday events as well as stocking the store. Today I busied myself felting the many sweater purchases of Capri week. Such gorgeous colors, can’t wait to work with them.
Here are a few completed flowers:
During the month of August, (aka:Party Month), I acquired many cool vintage buttons to add to my collection. I went to antique and resale shops mostly, the hunt for buttons is as fun as using them. Its really great to actually have a reason for collecting vintage buttons. I could easily be a hoarder of these lovelies(okay, maybe I am already).
One day, a couple weeks ago a customer whom I had never met came in and introduced herself…Patricia. She had purchased a flower the prior week, and noticed the old buttons I used on my pins. She further explained that her mother was a seamstress….and had passed away fairly recently. Patricia then explained that she went through her mom’s buttons with my pins in mind, and gave me a bulging bag full of them!
Patricia, thank you for your generosity and thoughtfulness! There are some real beauties in the collection, and I have put a couple of them to use already.
And one more thing……During our talk, I discovered Patricia offers vegetarian and macrobiotic cooking in her client’s homes. I love her website (and I think you will too) and would love to try her cooking….something to file away for future reference.