An Interview with Mrs. A.

Mrs. A. Thoughts in Passing Vintage Finds

Mrs. A. - Owner of 2aEmporiumHi!  I'm Mrs. A.  I’m a wife, mother and grandmother enjoying life in the Heartland of America.  I like sewing new treasures or re-purposing gently used fabrics, crocheting, photography, beautiful quilts and fun jewelry.  I also enjoy the hunt for a great vintage find and researching the story behind each piece.  I’m always looking for a better way to organize just about anything and everything.  And…revamping recipes to cook with food allergies is a must!
I am the shop owner of where we combine Vintage Treasures with Homemade Treasures. The shop contributors for 2aEmporium span three generations of family. Our goal is your complete satisfaction!!
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A recent interview with Mrs. A regarding 2aEmporium…

“I grew up hearing stories about living during The Great Depression and listening to the music of the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s. My dad collected many vintage and antique items through the years. Some of them were pieces woven into our family history, and I enjoyed hearing the family stories behind them. Those items are not for sale, but those stories were both enlightening and entertaining. They helped cultivate the appreciation for the history behind each vintage piece.

My mother and both of my grandmothers were accomplished seamstresses. I think they were re-purposing and up-cycling in their day more out of necessity than a choice of style. Many of the vintage fabrics that are being used for our pillow covers have come from the abundant fabric supply I inherited from them. We carry on the family tradition of skillfully hand-crafting items with love. Each handmade item has its own story. Much thought and time has been given to each piece.”



11 thoughts on “An Interview with Mrs. A.

  1. JD at| October 9, 2016 at 7:06PM

I’ve enjoyed getting to know you Mrs. A! Thanks for taking the time for your interview on the Vesties team blog. It’s great to have you on our team!

  • Mrs. A.October 9, 2016 at 11:34PM

Thank you, JD!!

  1. Betty Powell| October 10, 2016 at 7:21AM

Hi, Mrs. A ~ It’s nice to learn about you and your love of vintage goodies. Nice looking banner, too. 

  • Mrs. A.October 10, 2016 at 7:57AM

Thank you. So glad you like the banner.

  1. Joanne| October 10, 2016 at 8:35PM

Nicely done!

  1. Mrs. A.October 10, 2016 at 9:02PM

Thank you, Joanne. Do come back often!

  1. Molly| October 11, 2016 at 9:52AM

Thats so cool that you are able to do something your grandmother’s passed on to you and that you can use some of their stash:)

  • Mrs. A.October 11, 2016 at 10:58AM

Molly, sometimes just looking at the material makes me smile. I can see a particular fabric in my collection and readily identify which grandma purchased it. The fabric has their style written all over it.

  1. Jas @All that's Jas| November 2, 2016 at 5:56PM

Your blog is filled with nostalgia. I imagine you have many great stories to share with your grandchildren. They are lucky to hear them!

  • Mrs. A.November 2, 2016 at 11:07PM

I am blessed to be very close to my grandchildren. They love to hear my stories. Thanks for stopping by and commenting, Jas.

  1. Laurie IosueMarch 27, 2017 at 3:52PM

Hi Mrs. A! I just signed up for your newsletter. Looking forward to reading your posts, new and old!
Laurie @ Cactus Wren Vintage

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