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Saturday, September 2, 2017

White Plates

Hi

I am still plugging away at my 40 hour a week job at my ripe ole age. Making money for a new Mercedes or a 2nd house on an island LOL

I called a friend this morning and we got to talking dishes imagine that anyway we was talking about collecting odd white lunch and dinner plates.So I got to looking in cabinets and drawers for what white plates I still have.

My Favorite are these 8 inch lunch plates that remind me of the majolica green cabbage dishes

             


Then I found 12 of these small pie plates in a resale shop once for 50 cents apiece I just had to bring them home and have never had 12 people over for a piece of pie yet. They look as they never was used


      

This stack of  Ralph Lauren plates I found at Dillards on a clearance table in the pattern whipstitch

              


     


I had to show some lace today also since I was looking for a lace tablecloth in mt stack,I want to make a large oversize top out of. Pictured these are just lace collars I have on a mannequin in the studio . I'm in the mood to sew and since I am also off Monday for the holiday maybe I can get my sewing table at least cleaned off to get started on my project

                                   





Thanks for checking in one me

10 comments:

  1. How exquisite!Love the lace collars too,just beautiful!

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  2. I love all your white plates! The only ones I have are Corelle!
    Glad to hear that you are still plugging away on that pesky timeconsuming JOB you have! It will be nice that you get Monday off. I am looking forward to seeing how you make an oversized top from a lace tablecloth! Sounds intriguing!

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  3. White plates are always useful as they'll go with anything. The cabbage leaf plate is a beauty, it reminds me of a coalport teaset my Mum has.
    I hope you share photos of your lace top when you finish it. Enjoy your extra day off (I just can't imagine working 40 hrs a week, I'd struggle with a 4 hour week with my chronic fatigue! ).

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  4. I, too, hope you find the time to work on make a top from lace. I've got four collars in the shop right now. I would love to figure out how to use them for myself. Thanks!

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  5. Oooh, an oversized lace top sounds wonderful! Please show us when you have it made. You have some pretty white plates too!

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  6. Hey Janice, please tell that sorry Gina girl she could at least post a few pics of her garden every two weeks. She wouldn't have to type anything! All that beauty should be shared !! Tell her that per her request I put captions to my blog pics on my two posts of the antique shop. Marshel

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  7. You have a nice collection of white plates! I read once that food photographs really well on white plates - so if you ever do get those 12 people together for pie, be sure to take photos - lol! I am intrigued by your idea of making a top out of your pretty white lace - I hope you share the results with us! x Karen

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  8. Love the white dishes. Now that I am older, I wish I had only ever bought white dishes.....because you can change up little salad plate or linens to make your tableware fit the seasons and holidays. Blessings to you,, xoxo, Susie

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  9. LOL - I always say we will never be able to retire. We will be the oldest Walmart greeters or something when we are in our 90's haha! I work 30 hrs. a week but I'm SO fortunate that a few months ago, I was able to begin working my job from home. I LOVE those pie plates -- the simple, unique design is beautiful!

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