It was just as well that I went on the second day. The fabric was bagged in 2-gallon plastic bags, marked at $8.00., stuffed in higgledy-piggledy. There was less to choose from (so I was assured by two women who'd been there Thursday). The estate sale woman was amenable to dealing, so I got the fabric for half price. I didn't know until I got home what treasures I'd gotten. I weighed the packages and reckon 55 yards, for $31.00.
I also got a stack of quilting books....and this charming china rose bouquet, 2" tall, no broken petals.
On my way home I stopped at the Volo Antique Mall. Bonnie Hunter posts about her antiques mall finds and I was channeling her. Look what I discovered!
This is a Wheeler & Wilson treadle, Civil War-era. Here is more about the company -- if you scroll down a ways there is a drawing of this very model. The price for this was $200. It's a beauty but I have NO place for it.
Nor do I have a place for this thread cabinet -- at $1100 I couldn't afford it.
There was a nice Sunbonnet Sue quilt.