Saturday, February 20, 2010

A Trip Down Memory Lane

I was shopping at one of my favorite stores last Monday when I came upon this delightful little ditty! I was sooo excited when I saw this loom. I had one of these when I was little but it got lost along the way, but now I have a new one. Let me back up a little and say this particular store carries gently "pre owned " items. I wouldn't call it a thrift store but I guess it could be. The proceeds from the sales go to Big Brothers and Sisters.
Inside the box (which had NEVER been opened) was
a loom in a bag, some beads for bling and the loops for
weaving. These loops are nylon as opposed to cotton
like my old ones.
The best thing about my new toy is that it only cost $2.99
plus tax as you can see by my photo. How exciting is that!
When I get one finished I'll show it to you.
Did anyone else have one of these???
~Keep on Dreaming~


  1. Oh! I had one of those and I made more crazy pot holders than my mother knew what to do with them. Yay. How fun!

  2. What is it, is it for weaving? Catherine.
    Good week end.

  3. I loved those!!! Both of my girls had one too.. which meant that I got to play again. : )

  4. I made those silly potholders for everyone I knew when I was a young chick. Kept me out of trouble, a little bit anyway. Heeeheehe!

    God bless and have fun with your new toy. I can't wait to see your creations!

  5. about a Girl Scout flashback!

  6. Hello. Just found you on Elizabeth's blog and was intrigued by the name of your blog. Love the potholder find. I made those as a child and sold them door-to-door to neighbors who were always willing to be a customer. Thanks for sharing! Come visit me at my blog if you have a chance.

  7. All of us in the fifth grade made these. I had forgotten about them. Great find for you! Hope we see the finished product.

  8. Ha! I remember doing those during bible school when I was a kid. fun times! Thanks for visiting my blog. It's always fun to have comments and to make new friends. :) Regarding Uppercase Living.... I sell it so you will see LOTS of it throughout my house. Good stuff!
    Have a great day!

  9. I love kid's crafts. My son had one of these and I cherish the potholders he made for me. I wonder, is there anything else you can make besides potholders?

  10. How fun! My sister and I had this ~ I have a potholder my 25-year-old bonus daughter made for me hanging in my kitchen and I love it!

    Thanks for your sweet words about my Dad .. he's doing great and gets to go home tomorrow!

  11. I didnt have one but i remember them...I love it when i see or find a blast from my past!


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