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Old 04-24-2014, 06:48 AM
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I got this huge tub of material for 25.00, I measured out around 110 yards, some as much as 5 yards. When I got it home I discovered every piece smelled like cigarette smoke (ex-smoker here...and can't stand the smell of smoke) I thought Great I sure hope the smell comes out when I wash it (I sure didn't want to throw it away). So I got busy washing I used Wisk(laundry detergent) and decided to put Shout (stain remover) in the Bleach compartment of the machine....I can not believe it worked NO cigarette smoke smell. The material has been setting out on the bed for over a week now and it still smells Fresh. I am just glad it worked. Now to figure out what the heck I am going to do with all of it. Had I picked up a piece of the material and smelled it before I bought it I would have just left it there.....lesson learned.
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Old 04-24-2014, 06:57 AM
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What a great buy! .... and a super save! Washing that much fabric was a job but now you can make lots of scrappy quilt tops and more. Congratulations!
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:03 AM
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You made a great purchase.
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:07 AM
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Great buy! I see some really fun fabrics to play with.

Love that you were able to rid them of the smoke smell.
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:09 AM
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That's awesome! I'm always hoping to run across a deal like that. Nice find!
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:41 AM
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What a haul!!!
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:45 AM
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What a great buy!! I'm glad you were able to get rid of the smell.
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:51 AM
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Great deal! Enjoy your new fabric.
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Old 04-24-2014, 07:56 AM
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You found some beautiful things there. Now the fun begins :-)
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Old 04-24-2014, 08:21 AM
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Great find!!! I was just looking at fat qtrs. given to me by C1bent and thinking of making a quilt with PP trees out of the greens I now have.(recently saw a photo of one on here) Fun having fabrics to use up, isn't it?
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