Monday, March 21, 2011

Things to do with an old Sewing Machine

Last week while visiting Miami we happened upon the most fabulous shop. All Saints Co. What's funny is that just the day before, my daughter and I found a beautiful old sewing machine at the swap meet. We agreed it was a great deal at $25 but "What do you do with it?" was the burning question. So then we came across this boutique in the Lincoln Road Shopping District that had hundreds of old sewing machines stacking the walls as a visual element. The affect was nothing short of stunning!





This shop was kind of a cross between early twentieth century sweatshop and a post industrial factory look with a cool steampunk twist. I think Anthropology has met its match!












Old theatre seating...very cool. Check out the patina on these leather seats.





The prices were absolutely insane, though. I think this little top my daughter is checking out is about $350!




Edgy looks...breathtaking displays.

If you are ever in the area, be sure to check this shop out!
All Saints Spitafields Co.
910 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach

6 comments:

  1. LOL with all the sewing machines it looks like my basement!

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  2. Wow..look at all those sewing machine..would scare me away..I was never good at sewing..and the price for that top..why would they over price what folks could afford. I would rather sell it than to keep it so high that it hangs forever...I dont get it?
    Hope you had a geat time..
    ~Shirley

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  3. I think I'll stick to lining the walls with book cases.... :D

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  4. LOVE IT!!!!! I'm totally digging it....

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  5. Wow! All those beautiful old sewing machines---it's kind of crazy and I love it!
    ~Sparky

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  6. Hey GORGEOUS Girl....!!!!!

    I hope you're well Kelly....We haven't caught up in an AGE it seems.... :o) !!

    THANK YOU for sharing this shop with us....I reckon the displays are just AWESOME & I LOVE how the industrial pieces 'work' so BEAUTIFULLY with the clothing....I would have MEANDERED there for ages....!!!!!

    Cheers for now,
    Tam xx

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