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Thread: Did I make a good deal?

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    Did I make a good deal?

    Went to an antique fair and found a bunch of sampler notebooks full of material for an exclusive mens shop. All the material is cotton, ( didn't know men had so many patterns to choose from) By the time I trimmed them, I had 490 6x6 squares of beautiful material plus about the same amount of 2/12 in by 6 in pieces. I always read how women make quilts with mens shirts so thought I'd try it. Only paid 20.00 for all of them. Hope it was a good deal!

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    Sounds like a good deal to me, be sure to post again with pictures when you make something with your find!
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    Sounds like a good deal to me too. What are you thinking of making??
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    A good deal and should make a nice quilt.
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    Sounds like a great deal.
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    You can get 36, 6x6-inch squares from a yard of material. You have 490 squares, so you have the equivalent of 13+ yards of material in the 6x6 squares alone. Yes, you got a good deal.

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    Sounds like something I would do I love to recycle good job

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    Not just a 'good deal'. You know that you never find those fabrics in any store and the quality is great. I know your quilt will be fantastic.

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    You scored! Post pictures of your projects please!!!!!!!!!
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    Lucky you ! I saw a pattern in a quilting magazine of a quilt made in a convent from shirt samples. Loved it.

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    You got a wonderful deal! Not only that, but the quality of the fabrics will be wonderful! Do show us what you make with the squares.

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