Once a year the Sunnyvale Lace Museum has a huge clearance sale. I was ready for this year and wasn’t disappointed. Most everything I bought was 50 cents or a dollar. Sometimes I spent $4 for a dozen pieces of something.
The handkerchiefs and doilies are my favorite.
I also got a grab bag for $2 of all kinds of ribbon, pieces of lace trim, embroidery thread and random pieces of lace samples. I love it all. I’m thinking I’ll be using at least some of this for a journal or two.
My favorite was this piece of material from a French court dress. Who wouldn’t pay $1 to own a piece of something from the 1760s?
In case you are ever in the area, go to the museum. It’s run — all by volunteers — by some of the nicest people you’ll ever meet.
552 S Murphy Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086