Monday, July 9, 2012

Mending Monday--Pot holders and Pets


Mending Monday today brings pot holders and pets? Beautiful wide eyed characters that look amazingly cartoonish. Perhaps this is why women liked being in the kitchen more back then. It was more fun!


I can't quite make out this character. Is it a beaver? Either way this is a cute oven mitt.
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This one I remember hanging in my Mama's kitchen. She had it hung on the fridge with a metal cup hook magnet. Imagine it if full crisp color now...
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A bear toy. Tied up with a bow and nestled under the tree at Christmas. Visions of feed sacks already spinning.
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You will need his arms, legs and ears of course.
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Should the bear not be your style...image a cute little dog or cat! Tell me these can't be that hard? I so want to try them.
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My blogging pal Erica of Golden Egg Vintage sent me the cutest bundle of vintage charm. Thank you Ms. Erica. I love everything. 

I am hoping to put the finishing touches on my Etsy shop and have it up and running by the end of the week. I will keep you posted.


19 comments:

~Damita's Pretty Wrap~ said...

Lovely oven mits!!! Those would be so cute! Thanks for the templates :) What a sweet little package you got!! :) Happy Monday xo Holly

chris mckinley said...

What fun oven mit patterns!! And a great package from a blog pal!!

Thanks for sharing!!

chris

vintage grey said...

Such sweet pot holders!! What a lovely goodies Erica sent you!! I can't wait for you shoppe!! Best wishes in finishing the last touches, it is going to be amazing! :) xo Heather

Kim K. said...

Super cute pot holders. Perhaps you need to whip up a few for your etsy store (tee hee). I can't wait to see your grand opening. It's going to be fabulous. What darling treasures from Erica. She certainly knows your taste.

craftyles said...

Cute and funny patterns. What a nice gift from Erica! How exciting about your shop. I can't wait to see what goodies you'll have in there!

Erica of Golden Egg Vintage said...

Glad you liked your little package! The pot holders are all really cute. Maybe that guy is a cat??? I soooo can't wait for your shop! :)
Erica

laurie -magpie ethel said...

Super exciting on your shop! Can't wait to come visit and see what you come up with...

Kathy said...

What a sweet little bundle of goodness, you lucky girl! I'm looking forward to seeing your shop - I know it's going to be extra special.
Are you doing where Bloggers Create #4?

Diane Mars said...

You are always so busy... it is so fun to see just what you are up to or should I say into LOL Hugs, Diane

busymartha said...

Your own etsy shop! How exciting Renee! You get the sweetest finds, can't wait to check it out!

Chenille Cottage said...

How very exciting, Renee! I can hardly wait to stop in to your new etsy shop!

You are such a sweetheart sharing your darling vintage patterns! I, especially, love the chicken potholder. I can't imagine using it...I'd have heart failure if my husband decided to take it out to the barbeque!

You are a friend, indeed!
Smiles,
Carolynn xoxo

vivian said...

Those potholder patterns are so sweet as is the little bear! Where do you come up with all this stuff!? You're always posting the most awesome patterns!
and the package of goodies that Erica sent you is right up your alley! I just know you'll use them on some thing fun. looking forward to your etsy shop opening!
have a great week renee.
xoxo

Barbara said...

I do like that chicken pot holder! (Even though I think the chances are remote that I'll be making one any time soon.) Good luck on the store opening! You've hired the marching band and invited local dignitaries to the ribbon cutting, right?

Holly- Cutie Pie Cottage said...

Sweet! Every morning when I click through the blogs, yours always fills my mind's eye with precious things to dwell on! ♥

Shirley Hatfield said...

Sometimes I wish I could go back in time and go with one of my grandmas to the craft and rummage sales at the church. I just know I would find a few of those potholders! There would also be cross-stitched gingham aprons and funny things made from plastic bottles and pompoms and of course...those platic grapes! {{{sigh}}} Who wants to go back in time with me? We'll buy everything in the five and dime store! =D

ImagiMeri said...

This reminds me that I want to post about some cute stuff my mom made when she was a little girl. She's keepin' me busy with doctor appointments all this month, but I'll keep checkin' in on ya' to see what's up. Very fun stuff you got!

I should be sending out banner tags this week.

Love ya'
Meri

~~Carol~~ said...

I hate to cook, so if I can do it while using something cute in the kitchen, it makes cooking almost tolerable!

Creative Breathing said...

Renee, Your pinwheel garland is to die for cute! OMG! I absolutely love it! Our tags all look so cute together with them. Brilliant. You always make me smile! E

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

What sweet patterns. I'm ready to finish up my 'work' and have some fun sewing! Enjoy your day!