I was absolutely delighted to come across an estate sale in Winter Park, Florida one day early this summer. What set this sale apart from all others was there was a huge sewing room divided into three sections, one for dressmaking, one for curtain making and one for furniture upholstery. This was like walking into a dream room filled with all things sewing, and it appeared to be filled with fabrics and notions dating back to the 60's! Upon entering I counted seven sewing machines, two were of commercial grade. I quickly found three tubs of which I claimed immediately as they were filled with hundreds of yards of lace, buttons, and other sewing notions. The buttons. like all the other notions, were stored by color and size and very neatly stacked. This listing, and many more yet to come, is for some of the contents of those storage tubs.
Listed here are 25 cards, or 77 buttons, in shades of Pink, purple, blue and red. The buttons are in varying sizes and styles. Most have never been removed from the original cards and only a couple were sewn back onto cards to make a complete set. Most of these buttons were made by LaMode but there are also buttons made by Le Chic, Sears and BGE.
Much to my delight I was also able to purchase two more tubs filled with lace, trims and other sewing notions. I had to laugh when I found four multi-layered spools of pom poms in all the vivid colors of the 70's! If sewing or crafting brings you pleasure and buttons and trims are something that you work with, please check back in as I work to get all of these vintage items up and listed.
Please feel free to ask questions or to request additional photos as this item is non-returnable once sold. Ship charges will help to cover packaging materials, postage and tracking.
Thank you for looking!
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Shipping & policies
EFFECTIVE 11/28/15: Any package that mails to a zip code zone that starts with a 94, 95, 98 or 99 MAY have an increase in postage that is over and above what is collected at check out. There is a considerable increase in postage for packages mailed to these zip code zones and customer will only pay for costs associated with the mailing. These zip codes zones are the furthest point from my home, or the shipping origins and usually include the states of: Northern California, Washington State and Oregon.
SHIPPING INSIDE THE US:
Currently I only ship within the US. Once payment is received I will ship within one to two business days. Tracking will be added to all shipments and insurance when necessary.
SHIPPING OUTSIDE OF THE US:
IF you live outside of the US kindly contact me PRIOR TO PURCHASE so I can review the area to be shipped to and properly assess ship charges.
IF you wish to pursue shipping out of the United States please understand that adding tracking to the package is VERY expensive. In some cases it can push the price of shipping up by as much as $40. If you elect to ship without the tracking and the package is lost somewhere along the route, I will not be able to offer a refund. I am not able to guarantee, or insure, a package if lost in route when the tracking costs have been waived in order to save money. As much as I wish I could help I am not able to risk the loss of an item and payment too, if forced into a refund.
Please know I will always work towards getting the best ship price possible as I personally don't like paying anymore than needed for this charge myself. If you wish to proceed with out of country shipping please provide me with your mailing address so that I may get an exact dollar amount to ship an item to you.
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MULTIPLE ITEM PURCHASES:
If you are purchasing multiple items I will be very happy to consolidate and work towards reducing ship charges. Please contact me with the items you wish to purchase, prior to purchasing, so that I can work up the best possible pricing for shipping. Or, customer may elect to proceed with checkout and any overage collected for shipping will be refunded back to the customer.
POST CARD SHIPPING:
Please know that I will be very happy to combine ship when multiple post cards are purchased. In most cases the first post card will ship for $3.95 and every card added to the order thereafter will ship for .50 cents. If supplies are available I will try to ship your newly purchased post cards in a clear, hard plastic sleeve to protect during shipment. Buyer can either contact me prior to purchase to adjust shipping or I can refund any overage immediately after cards are mailed. I am all for saving money on shipping!!
I accept payment in the form of charge cards and through PayPal as well.
Reservations for particular items are generally offered for a period of 24 hours. This may vary due to the popularity of the item that is being reserved. Extensions can be made while purchase details are being worked out. Please be considerate when reservations are made, if you have a change of heart and no longer wish to purchase an item, please let me know as soon as possible so the item can be returned back to open inventory.
Returns & exchanges
Items that are sold as vintage or antique are sold 'AS IS'. Any prior repairs done to these items (before my ownership) that I am unaware of, may not warrant a refund once the sale is complete. I strive to offer as much information as I can about every item and to take the best photographs possible. Please know that I am always very happy to send additional photographs or to answer any questions which may linger.