Thursday, January 24, 2008

I'm in SO much trouble

What did you do yesterday?
I myself went out and spent a LOT of money. Most of it was on groceries but it included a trip to Costco (we all know how that turns out) and a trip to Trader Joe's (where things just randomly hop into my cart).

And...the local fabric store is closing down (big bummer!) and everything's on sale. When I got to the cutting table, I said "A yard of everything in the store please" and the cutting lady said, "Sure, come back at 4 and I'll have it all ready". Wouldn't that be great?

American Jane Potluck Dot in lime

and red

More from Moda

Modern Grace which may make a nice little summer frock

and even more

Some of this is part of my plan for my quilt-a-long quilt.

Did I mention that we're being frugal this year? I suppose I'm done shopping for the year then...

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15 comments:

  1. ohmigoodness. You are making me sooo jealous! I love that american jane fabric. I almost wish I had a fabric store closing near me! Was it a big sale? Now you've got me wanting to by some more fabric.

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  2. Which store is closing? I get panicky when stores close--I'm afraid that one day I'll have to drive all the way to Portland to get fabric.

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  3. If it makes you feel better you probably could use some of those in the square for my quilting bee quilt. :)

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  4. hee - I went to Purl Soho yesterday, because it was 2 blocks away from where I was picking up the stroller that was being repaired.

    OOPS....

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  5. Oh my. When our local wal-mart decided to close their fabric department that was an expensive day. I did the same, a yard of everything. I have quite the stash, unorganized, but someday. I also have a box of different shaped squares that my grandma cut in the 70's that I'm trying to decide what to do with, the box probably weighs 8 pounds, it has moved with me 4 times.

    Have fun with all the new fabric. I'm saving some money to buy some of the City Girl fabric by Benartex, I just love the colors!!

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  6. I gotta tell you, for some reason the word frugal makes me want to spend money... I really want to go spend ALOT of money on fabric right now... enjoy it!

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  7. those top two fabrics are so incredibly wonderful....are they 4 prints on one panel?

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  8. Wow, lucky you. Those are some beautiful fabrics!

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  9. Maybe I should feel lucky that I don't have a cheap quilt store in the neighborhood?! No, just kidding. You bought some wonderful fabrics, can't wait to see how you are going to use them in your sampler quilt.

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  10. Love the green and white with the numbers on - that's your year's allowance then eh?

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  11. which store is closing?!?! I need to get some of those top two fabrics. They're absolutely awesome!

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  12. I love all the fabrics you purchased...and YES I would be in trouble, too...with just these two words...Fabric & Sale...man oh man...I would want to buy it all...it worries me too when fabric stores start closing...we have had one big chain close here...and I am fearful now that good fabrics are going to be hard to find w/o having to pay an arm and leg for them.

    Thanks for sharing your stash...

    Blessings...
    Teresa

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  13. Could I ask what store is closing? I think I live in your neck of the woods. - Holly

    holly (at) themoefamily (dot) net

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  14. LOL- one of each- thats awesome!

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