Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Rah, Rah, Rummage!

At last year's Rummage Sale, hosted by the Junior League of Winston-Salem, I bought two chairs. Here is one of them:


These chairs were beautiful...on the inside. Two chairs only a mother could love. As it turned out, I was meant to be their mother. I bought these chairs during preview party night. On that night prices are doubled, but you get first dibs on every bit of rummage packed into both the LJVM Coliseum and the Annex Building. If you are a League Member or a friend of one, keep preview party in mind next spring.

Each of these chairs had a price tag of $15. So the total was $30. Since it was preview party I paid double: $60. You might think that's a lot for these two chairs:

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But after a trip to Leisure Fabrics and a couple of rounds with a staple gun:

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Living up to their full potential! As their mother, I am nothing if not proud.

I always buy things from the rummage sale. I'll make a note to post some photos of other STEALS!!

(thanks katy fisher!)


  1. Those chairs look just like one my mom had when I was growing up (and still has but she recovered it. I think we even had a couch to match sort of...70's? :) great job on the make over

  2. Oh my those are beautiful and the color is fabulous! I am so jealous, well worth the $60.

  3. What a great job you did!! love the color too.

  4. I hope to take a class to learn how to do this. I'm still very new to sewing, so I have a long way to go.