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Thread: Longest Garage Sale

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    Longest Garage Sale

    Greetings quilters, I want to let you know the Highway 127 World's Longest Yard Sale is going on now on beginning in Addison,Michigan to Gadson, Alabama, 690 miles. This is the 25th year. www.127sale.com/ for a brochure. August 2 to 5.

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    Just saw this on the morning news! Wish I was closer.
    Nikki in MO

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    I would love to do this. What a blast! Unfortunately, no time or money.

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    That's on my bucket list.

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    I am in Danville, KY right now on Highway 127. Today I saw a pink and white Drunkard's Path quilt. The quilt was tied and the back was ripped pretty bad. The top was perfect and they sold it to me for $7.00. I was able to buy 3 tops and tons of fabric, such great deals. I did not bring any scissors to cut the knots on the Drunkard's Path but I am dying to get this top cleaned up and then quilted. It is made out of bubblegum pink. My other quilts are made from 1930's prints. It has rained a great deal here and many yard sales are closed. We head for home tomorrow but will do the yard sales until we hit 64. Had a great 2 days shopping.

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    On my bucket list too...not that far from Gadston...just hate to travel!
    From the artist formerly known as Missus Fear...Hi, my name is Tracy and I am a hobbyaholic.
    http://www.quiltingboard.com/blogs/m...ear-79671.html

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    I live in Crossville, TN & the 127 sale comes right through the center of my town. Have lived here 15 years and have only done the sale a few times. One year we made it as far as the KY border.

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    When I first heard about this which was years ago I told my husband one year we are going to do this..it just sounded cool.....then we moved to Crossville and now I tend to avoid it... we tried to do it and it just got too hectic..

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    Sounds like fun. I've heard about it and one day would like to check it out.

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    We live just off 127 in Casey county Ky. You wouldn't believe the traffic. Takes 5 minutes or more to get from one side of the road to the other in town cause 127 goes right thru town.

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