I've never seen a thread spool holder like this so I couldn't let it slip by. I think it will work perfectly by my sewing machine to hold my favorite neutral colors of thread.
And the auctioneer was even surprised when they uncovered these gems. I scored not one, but TWO Singer Centennial featherweights, circa 1951. One has all the attachments, books, case, etc. while the other one is just the machine and case. What a way to celebrate National Quilting Day!
I uncovered a few other goodies on those flatbed trailers - an old wooden folding ruler, a metal jadeite green floor dust pan, some old books and an old typewriter. All great items for DIY upcycling projects! I feel a crafting day coming on:) The ruler and typewriter keys are destined for some fun necklaces, while I think the dust pan would look awesome with some spring flowers spilling out of it. And the yellowed pages from the books will make some great art journaling paper - a new obsession I want to pursue.
You just never know what you might find at a farm auction. Needless to say the binding didn't get put on that quilt!