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Thread: Fabric Jackpot!

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    Fabric Jackpot!

    I have hit the jackpot on fabric for the last two weeks! I met a lady who is clearing out her mother in law's home because she is in nursing home now. Today I bought 125 yards for $25.00! Five or six pieces are large enough to use for quilt backings, lots of 2-3 yard pieces, many 1 yard pieces, and an entire bolt of blue denim (not stretchy). If my math is correct, that is $.20 per yard. She said she had four more boxes and would call me when she had them up here. All this is in addition to what I bought from her last week.

    Thanks for letting me share my happy with you today.


    Linda

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    WOW!! Yay for you! Always nice to get a bonanza of fabric.

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    what a wonderful coup!!!
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    MAJOR Score. Congrats.

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    wow-that is awesome-great price
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    Hope you have fun with all your fabric!
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    Terrific score!! Lots of fun projects ahead of you!
    Be a blessing to others, as you may entertain angels unaware!

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    ​Congratulations!

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    Right place, right time - you lucky girl!!

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    Wow enjoy sewing.
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    Getting a bargain makes the quilting even more fun, doesn't it?

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    Awesome!!!!

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    Lucky you! I hope you "pay it foreward" and make a little something for the mother-in-law in the nursing home. She might be glad to know that her stash went to a fellow sewer/quilter and not the local dump.

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    What a great find for you. Be sure to pay it forward with at least one lappy for a person in need

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    A Pay It Forward act would be wonderful. Actually I haven't thought of that - still petting all the fabric. Thanks for the reminder! A new throw for the mother in law in the nursing home would be a great idea as well as a wheelchair caddy.

    Thanks everyone for sharing my happy day.


    Linda

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    Happy sewing!

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    Lucky you.....wonderful to be in the right place at the right time....Usually it's the person who just left that got the good stuff. Have fun - pay it forward. The one thing that bothers me is.....someday it will probably be my daughter doing the selling. I really do pity her as it will be quite a job.

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    Good for you! Wow you really hit the jackpot. Enjoy!

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    You could also say "BINGO".
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    You sure did luck out......Good for you..

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    Congratulations!!!! You have struck it rich. Enjoy.
    so many quilts to make, so little time.

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    Congratulations! What fun going through that stash..

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