Monday, January 3, 2011
365/3 Vintage, Like Me
I finished knitting this baby sweater Saturday. It only needs buttons to complete it. I found some off white ones that would work in the button bucket (a little tub of buttons I bought years ago for use in various children's crafts - it has been a good source of buttons for sweaters, too), but they were not exactly right.
Then I remembered there were some buttons in my sewing box, so I looked there. I found these perfect pink buttons. Look at the price. These were probably purchased when I was a baby, making them vintage like me.
I am tempted to save them for a bigger project, since there are ten of them, and buy a new set of five for this sweater. Little pink hearts or flowers, maybe? Save these "heirlooms" for a future grand-daughter's sweater? Or maybe it is time to use these sweet pink buttons, rather than leave them in the sewing box to be inherited by my own daughter.