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    Forgotten stash found!

    In searching for a bag I wanted to put Christmas gifts in, I found a bag that had 3 different Christmas fabrics I had forgotten about! It was almost like getting new stuff!

    Have you ever rediscovered fabric you forgot you had stashed?
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    Oh yeah, both fabric and books.

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    here to..just found a couple of boxes of fabric I ordered thru the summer and life got busy and forgot

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    I have been straigthening closets that I haven't been in for a while and I too, have found fabric I had forgotten about.
    It is a great feeling, like getting an extra little present!

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    Oh what fun! Love those kind of surprises.
    Happy to be alive and capable of doing some quilting!

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    Oh yes, have found those 'hidden' fabrics
    and then there has been the reverse ~ Where in the 'HECK' is the sack with....
    "I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand." -Confucius

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    All the time.

    Sometimes I even have to think hard about WHEN & WHERE I bought
    it from.

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    Yes, I have...I had been going through some bins I had of unfinished projects. I got to the bottom bin, and instead of it being full of projects, I found that it was full of fat quarter bundles I had forgotten about.....very fun find!

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    oh yes ... isn't it wonderful!
    Make it a scrappy happy day!

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    Oh my I sure have! Sometimes I even find it put away in my organized stash and think HUH? I don't remember this at all! The funny find is the Pair of the same patterns I have bought. I must have really wanted that pattern.
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    Oh ya, but a nice surprise

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    Good for you! It's like another Christmas present! :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by grammy Dwynn View Post
    Oh yes, have found those 'hidden' fabrics
    and then there has been the reverse ~ Where in the 'HECK' is the sack with....
    That is usually what happens to me!

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    Found fabric is better than finding money in the couch cushions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sewready View Post
    I have been straigthening closets that I haven't been in for a while and I too, have found fabric I had forgotten about.
    It is a great feeling, like getting an extra little present!
    I hope that I, too, will find lost items as well as things I've forgotten about when I get to straightening the sewing room -- but not until after the holidays. This whole week will be for resting, regrouping, and enjoying family and friends. I look forward to all the little presents I hope to find buried within. I hope all are enjoying this time of peace and joy.
    One step at a time, always forward.

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    All the time.
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    Once or twice I've found "lost items". There has been a piece or two of fabric that I wonder where it came from
    Heather

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    Happens to me and its fun to go thru my new treasures.

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    Merry Christmas :-)

    When I cleaned out the linen closet recently - in order to purge extra items - I discovered some quilt blocks my paternal grandmother had made. Boy, I had put them near the quilt she had made and forgotten about the "good and safe" place. I thought that I had turned the entire household inside-out hunting for those blocks!!!! Then, there is the story about a laundry basket of misc. fabric I had stashed in another closet.....

    Congrats on your discovery! I have been sewing today and enjoying my stash. This has been very relaxing. :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by labeelady View Post
    In searching for a bag I wanted to put Christmas gifts in, I found a bag that had 3 different Christmas fabrics I had forgotten about! It was almost like getting new stuff!

    Have you ever rediscovered fabric you forgot you had stashed?
    I found some misplaced Christmas fabrics about 3 weeks ago. Yipee!
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    Quote Originally Posted by grammy Dwynn View Post
    Oh yes, have found those 'hidden' fabrics
    and then there has been the reverse ~ Where in the 'HECK' is the sack with....

    Gotta say that the reverse outweighs my finds
    When you sleep under a quilt, you sleep under a blanket of love.

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    With prices as high as they have been lately for LQS fabrics, it is nice to find fabrics you forgot you had! It's happened to me a number of times, too.

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    Not long ago I looked in a shopping tote bag I had hanging in my sewing room closet expecting to find one thing in it when I discovered a group of fabrics perfect for a beautiful spring wall hanging I had forgotten I had bought. So happy will be starting it soon!
    Come to Me and I will give you rest--Jesus.

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    I don't have such luck. No goodies to be found in this home.

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    Yup! Been there, done that. Pre-Christmas, I found a box full of runner kits I had totally forgotten that I owned.
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