First up, the craft tools. I'd have been happy enough to find these in the mall even if I had to get them at the regular price, but to have been able to get them for as little as I did is almost surreal.
And then, some threads I hadn't known existed till then, but which I'm happy enough to acquaint myself with:
Lastly, the most astounding find of all: a collection of vintage needlework magazines that had been bound into a hardcover, which I got for a whopping... (brace yourselves)
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... 10 PESOS!
And no, that's not a typo. I really do mean TEN pesos. That makes every pattern in there almost quite literally, in both senses of the word, priceless! And if you must know, I still take it down from my shelf every day to assure myself that it's not a figment of my imagination.
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(A Little Journal-y Note: I went to the garage sale with my friend, crochet designer Mimi Alelis. It was kind of neat how we always ended up picking out different items from the same pile.)