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Thread: Mother Load of all fabric mother loads!

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    Super Member Elisabrat's Avatar
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    Today I went to the free fabric pick up from fabmo.org (you need to check out what they do). Its all fabric headed for landfill from designer showrooms. Each month they pick up 2,500 tons of fabric on average. Some 6" x 6" some as big as 3 yrds. Some light weight cotton, some heavy tapestry types. Silk, cotton, rayon/blends etc. I go for the cottons and a couple tapestry types for carry bags/totes. This is a picture of what I took home today. Also quilters/sewing folks bring in their not needed fabrics and its up for anyones taking. I also picked up a bag with approx. 25 spools of cotton thread all new. I am in a serious piece of heaven. How sad they throw this stuff away. How luck someone picks it up so I can go snag some!
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    WOW!! How cool is that. Glad you got some great fabrics. I hate to see it go into landfills especially when it can go to a great use!!

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    Wow! That's a lot of FREE fabric for one day's haul! Thanks for rescuing it from the landfill. I always wondered what they do with the samples. Now we know!

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    Double that!

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    I can't believe you got all of that! Takes my breathe away! You won't be able to sleep tonite - I know I wouldn't.

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    OMG! What a haul! I wonder if they do that in other areas of the country! How fortunate you were to get all that. I hope you make lots of good stuff with that!

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    I see there is one starting tomorrow and saturday??

    I live in the SF Bay Area and would love to go to this! Do you know where its going to be?

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    O my gosh, what a wonderful stash. I am looking. when we lived in VA my mom and I use to pick up big lawn bags of fabric, but nothin like what you have. that is wonderful

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