Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 15

Thread: What I actually went for.....

  1. #1
    Banned
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    SW AL
    Posts
    334
    The bug jar quilt is just too too cute and I just HAD (you know how that is don't you?), just HAD to get some bug stuff to make one...

    We ran down to Mobile to get exterior paint for the shop building so... since Joanne's is 'just right there' we went in there and I got a few bug ones, we went to Hancock's but it was closed until 1pm and as it was only around 11:30 we didn't want to just hang around waiting for them to open (we have to go back down there next Monday for my lab tests 8)

    anyway so then we went to the Fabric by the pound place and I got some more bug stuff - I have 15 different fabrics now and will see what I can add from Hancocks next week...

    I love those 'googly' eyes! and the two different spider ones (look at Halloween fabric for those)


  2. #2
    mamatobugboo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Maple Grove, MN (by way of GA, NC, PA, NC, AL!)
    Posts
    1,553
    is the Fabric by the pound place in mobile? Next time we visit my folks in Prattville, I'll have to drive down there to check it out! And see family at the same time!

  3. #3
    Banned
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    SW AL
    Posts
    334
    I know of two - I think there used to be more:
    the one in Mobile at the Overlook shopping center off University Blvd

    and one on Highway 59 in Summerdale on the 'eastern shore'

    we've been to both

    all the cotton quilt stuff is $4.29 a yard now - he's raised the prices several times just since we moved down here but still not a bad deal for name brand stuff...

    if you come down I65 - take a side jog to Sir's Fabrics - exit 14 - US64 in Fayetteville, TN
    http://www.sirsfabric.com/
    plan to stay several hours... :D

  4. #4
    community benefactor Knot Sew's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    NY
    Posts
    5,724
    Those are great, your going to have a lot of jars :wink:

  5. #5
    Power Poster sewnsewer2's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    FL
    Posts
    15,956
    Oh that fabric is great for bug jars!

  6. #6
    rein's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Eagle Point, OR
    Posts
    498
    I can envision a couple of Bug Jar Quilts in the making here!!! How great - I cannot find anywhere near that amount of "buggy" material. But I am still working on it.............

  7. #7
    Moderator tlrnhi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    In the middle of a mess...
    Posts
    19,760
    Great stuff!

  8. #8
    Super Member zyxquilts's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    So. California
    Posts
    3,807
    Can't wait to see the 'buggy' quilt! :D

  9. #9
    Super Member Quilt4u's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Merrimac, MA
    Posts
    8,974
    Great.

  10. #10
    Craftybug's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Wendell, NC
    Posts
    596
    Very nice fabric :thumbup:

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.