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Old 08-05-2012, 09:19 AM
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My brother and sister-in-law (who has dementia due to uncontrolled diabetes) just dropped off her fabrics for me.
There are two big tubs of silks, cottons, polyester, suedes and I don't know what all! Three bolts of upholstry fabric including one that's suede, a bag of ribbon and beads and six tubes of different colored plastic "rings/circles." Some of the fabric is vintage.
My mind is going a hundred miles a minute thinking of all the projects I can use them in!
All she asked in return is a wall hanging made with beige and red materials.
I can do that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 08-05-2012, 09:21 AM
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I have two friends that give me their scapes for my string charity quilts. Last time they were in 40 gallon bags....my goodness they will keep me busy for a year with all the free fabric.
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Old 08-05-2012, 09:26 AM
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What a blessing! You can create for a long time!
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Old 08-05-2012, 09:36 AM
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Lucky you! Have fun creating!
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Old 08-05-2012, 10:34 AM
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Free is the best way to get fabric!! Have fun!
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Old 08-06-2012, 04:07 AM
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how fortunate! i belong to a small group that sews charity quilts strictly from donations. it's amazing what one can create from the seemingly awfullest fabrics.
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Old 08-06-2012, 04:11 AM
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I am sorry about their misfortune with the dementia and all, but glad the fabric got a new home! Have fun with it
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:18 AM
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Sorry to hear about your sister-in-law but glad that the fabric is going to a good home.
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Old 08-06-2012, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Nanaquilts44 View Post
Sorry to hear about your sister-in-law but glad that the fabric is going to a good home.

same here!

My newest Grandson, Caleb Austin, was born May 29th. I am now Grandma to 4 precious babies. I am so blessed!!!!
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Old 08-06-2012, 05:25 PM
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Sorry to hear about your sister-in-law's dementia. It's nice she is able to decide what to do with her fabric. Post a photo of the wall hanging when you have completed it.
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