Thursday, September 25, 2014

A Fuzzy, Wooly, Gem...


This is my fuzzy gem of a (very little) purse.
It only measures 5 in. x 4 in.




I love it ! 
It may not be very pretty,
but it is loaded with personality !




For as tiny as it is,
it has lots of compartments.
(a plus)
AND...
I bought it at a yard sale for $1.25.
(another plus)




And...
all of the compartments are 'spotless' clean.
(another plus)

This fuzzy, little wooly gem holds a treasure...




What kind of treasure ???
Pendleton labels that have been snipped
from 100 % wool skirts that I have repurposed !
Not your kind of treasure ??




If you love wool and hunt it like I do
at Salvation Army, Goodwill and Thrift stores,
a Pendleton label is a 'sight for sore eyes' !




I use my wooly little bag to hideaway my
Pendleton Label 'collection'.
(Of course, when I want to find the labels,
I haven't a clue where I placed them !)

But, it is fun to 'come upon them' by chance ;)

Enjoy your day...
Rose


7 comments:

  1. a beautiful little bag...for 1.25 yes and the label collection is wonderful too.

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  2. I love that little purse so much. It is so cute. I also like your labels. Very nice. I love seeing the things you collect.

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  3. Oh happy happy day!!
    Love it..
    Woolie Fall Blessings

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  4. What a great little treasure! I was a lucky girl last Spring while sorting through mountains of donated fabric to my Quilt Guild flea market. Under some odd pieces was a two yard (60" wide) piece of pristine double-faced Pendelton red plaid wool. Be still my heart. No one else wanted it, can you imagine? I have not used it yet, I am nervous to cut into it! Thanks for sharing your little purse, it is giving me ideas. The lablel's are priceless.

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  5. Nice find Rose! If you felt like it, I'm sure you could figure out a way to embellish the sides of your purse, but it IS fun just the way it is. I have a whole drawer of labels I've snipped from recycled wool clothing - I wonder how many of them are Pendleton?

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  6. At one time I started collecting those labels too and have no clue where mine are. Guess I needed a fuzzy woolly purse too.

    Saundra

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  7. Love the purse and love the labels, woderful work you do!

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So glad to have you here visiting...
would love to hear your thoughts !
Rose