This is…my favourite craft store

op shop scores july 30, originally uploaded by drewzel.

I’m sure I’m not the only one that will nominate the local oppy for their most favourite craft store this week. I love it for the retro finds, the cheap prices, and the potential in the air (and all this time you thought the smell was mothballs and lavender powdered volunteers – nope it’s potential) that hits you as you walk in. Another fave fabric shop of mine is one that is literally around the corner from me, called Patchwork Pumpkin, and I’m a new convert to the goodness that is Amitie. But the oppy reigns, most of my knitting needle collection has come from there, as well as oodles of notions.

Play along with “This is…” with Three Buttons, this week’s fun theme from Handmaiden.

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3 Responses to “This is…my favourite craft store”


  1. 1 Bellgirl Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at 12:39 pm

    Oooer, nice oppy scores! Looks like a good catchment area.

    I’m a bit scared when I go into my local that I’ll get crushed by a pile of falling chairs.

  2. 2 Maureen Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at 12:22 am

    Oh I bet that is my copy of Golden Hands! naw, it could never have made its way to Australia. I gave away about 3 or 4 binders worth to charity about 5 years ago. Finally.

  3. 3 Patty Saturday, September 6, 2008 at 1:10 pm

    What is going on on the cover of The New House Mistress? Is that another girl dancing in the moonlight?


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