The book is just full of photos of some of the most beautiful and intricate textiles I've ever seen. Like this penny table runner with a motif stitched in each "penny" and a blanket stitch edge around each one.
Do you keep an inspiration book or magazine beside your bed to look at before you go to bed, so you have sweet things to think about as you fall asleep? This is my new bedside sweet dreams book.
I didn't find anything quite as elaborate in the way of textiles at the sale, but I did find some things that got my heart pounding. I think these towels are called "turkey red". Does anyone know anything else about them?
The tape measure is an advertiser for Vassar, the lingerie maker, giving instructions in how to fit yourself for Vassar underwear. Who needs the bra lady at Nordstroms if you've got a tape measure like this?