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Thread: I scored too this week!

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    Super Member MaryStoaks's Avatar
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    I scored too this week!

    I went to a quilter's garage sale this morning and found beautiful stuff. A young woman was selling her DGM's stuff. The fabric was priced $2 per yard, wonderful quality that I usually don't let myself buy at LQS. I bought about 40 yards total, some beautiful asian prints among them. Sorry no pictures, I can't seem to upload them today.
    She is also selling a Janome 6500 and a Brother innovis 2500D. I made her an offer on the Brother machine (gave her a card with my name, phone etc and what I could pay) and told her what I know about both machines (all good). I don't expect to get the machine at the price I offered as I was honest with her and told her what the "new" price was. I suggested she take offers during the sale and if she doesn't get what she thinks the price should be to try ebay.
    Mary

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    Super Member Nanamoms's Avatar
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    Sounds like you scored big! I never find fabric like that at a garage sale. Here, it is mostly baby clothes, toys and household items. Nothing fun!!

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    Nice find... and who among us couldn't use more fabric?
    Shannon

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    We have looked for fabric at garage sales, too, and it's few and far between. One place advertised it, but it was "not good stuff".
    D

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    Super Member Twisted Quilter's Avatar
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    Congrats on your find! I think I'm unaddicted, I turned down fabric for $1.00 a bag.
    If you choose the behavior, you accept the consequences...Dr. Phil

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    Good for you!!!! Enjoy!

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    Congrats !!
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    That is just a nice thing for you to find some good fabric and hope the machine works out also.

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    The last time I "scored" at a garage sale, it cost my hubby $8000! We were at a moving sale (quilter) and she had her Gammill longarm for sale. I didn't really expect to buy it - had seen it advertised on craigslist earlier. My hubby and I were at her sale first thing in the morning and someone came downstairs and asked if the Gammill was really for sale - it had a sign on it ...

    My husband's eyes lit up and he asked me if I wanted it - long story short, I now own it and I had to sell the pool table so we would have a place to set it up in the family room. I am learning how to use it this past year and wish I had purchased all the extra's they had - they had thread and templates, etc. If I had known then what I know now, they would be mine too. Oh well ...

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