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Thread: An errand turned into something better

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    My trip to the bank this afternoon turned into a quilting find at a thrift store! I decided to "just run in" to the thrift shop to see if they had more summer skirts and right next to the skirts I saw a plastic bag with a quilt pattern page and some folded pieces of fabric. I like scrappy quilts so the small amount I felt in it was fine for $2. When I got home I found that inside 4 folded 1/2 yd pieces was all the cut out squares for the quilt on the page and enough for the queen size top! I definitely patted myself on the back for that one!

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    great find!!

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    Wow, great find!

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    Wow!

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    Ysy!!!!!!!!!

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    woo-hoo!

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    I'm still waiting for my turn.

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    Great find!

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    :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

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    What a great story! Good for you :thumbup:

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    Pat yourself one more time for me. Don't you just love it when you find these kind of things.

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    What a great find!

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    Good deal

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    Good for you! I wish the thrift stores were closer to where I live so that I could find these treasures.

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    Great find!

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    Yay! That's a nice surprise

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    WOW :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

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    Absolutely -- you never know what you may find.

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    :)

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    Love thrifting.

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    You are lucky today. Enjoy your new project.

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    YEAH for you....congrats!!!

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    Way to go! I love finds like that.

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    I think I'll going into the thrift shops

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    Another pat on the back from me. Someday I will have to try out the Thrift shop experience. :thumbup:

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