Bargain Bin

Savings are in the bag

1154 LILL Studio has its three tote bag styles marked down 25 percent through June 30. (They’re normally $75-$169.) You can buy a ready-made bag or customize one by choosing from around 130 fabrics; if you can’t make it into the store, you can design a bag online. 1154 LILL Studio is at 220 Newbury St., Boston, 617-247-1154. Shop online at (Use the code TOTES13 to get the discount.)


Richmond Glass Works hosts its annual sidewalk sale this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tableware, serving pieces, ornaments, suncatchers, and more will sell for 50-80 percent below original prices. (Items inside the studio will be 20 percent off.) Richmond Glass Works is at 293 Elliot St., Newton, 617-558-1801.


Artefact Home|Garden is offering 20 percent off custom orders placed by June 17. Items include upholstered and case goods from Verellen, artisan-made consoles, benches, tables, and lighting. Select items in the shop are marked down 20-40 percent, including lighting from Dunes and Duchess and Jeff Jones Home. Artefact is at 1000 Pleasant St., Belmont,



The Concord Free Public Library holds its annual book sale at the main branch this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Around 20,000 books in nearly all genres will sell for 50 cents (small paperbacks) to $10 (large specialty books). Proceeds help fund programs at the
library. In case of rain, the sale will happen June 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The library is at 129 Main St., Concord, 978-318-3300.


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Also on Saturday, Creative Warehouse in Needham hosts a spring cleaning sale with all in-stock yarns, needles, patterns, buttons, bags, looms, spinning wheels, and more marked down 20 percent. Previously marked down yarns will be $2, and sweaters will sell for $10 or less. There will also be some free patterns on offer and a tent set up for knitting outside. Creative Warehouse is at 220 Reservoir St., Needham, 781-444-9341.


Ten Thousand Villages is offering 25 percent off one item online through June 4 with the code 1000508. The selection includes fair trade jewelry, home décor, garden items, toys, and more. (Items from the “Traveler’s Find” group are excluded.)

Ami Albernaz

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