Charity Shop Treasures

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So Pippa and I have a bit of love for charity shops and we are always trying to find a bargain in them so I thought I’d show some of the things that we have picked up in charity shops recently. I’m sure there will be more along soon…

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Red wool jumper:
I picked this up from a charity shop in Portswood, I actually really like the colour of it, it brightens up an outfit.

Boots:
The boots were also from charity only £10, I absolutely love them I’ve worn them so much recently. 

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White wool Jumper (Totnes):
This jumper I actually found in a charity shop in totnes, it feels soooo comfortable, although I’m not too keen on the white colour, I find it doesn’t actually go with many of my other clothes, so I might dye it if I get round to dyeing some other items.

Picnic Hamper (new forest)
We absolutely love wicker basket and picnic baskets so we have been keeping an eye out for one for a while. We came across this basket in a charity shop in the new forest (it was empty when we got it for £10) but we have tried to get some crockery etc to fill it, although it isn’t finished yet.

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But then we came across this one in another charity shop in portswood, so we decided to get it as well… I sense lots of picnics coming up. Also this goes really well with a blanket I had picked up previously (with a picnic basket in mind)

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Dressform from totnes
My new addition to my sewing room! =) A new adjustable dress form. This will be so much more useful than my old one. Now hopefully I will have enough time to use it. I have a few projects lined up which this will be extremely useful for! In fact you will be seeing it in a project very soon!

Dressform – found in totnes

Nikki
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