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Old 05-05-2012, 03:39 PM
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DH & I went to some garage and estate sales today and I got lucky! I found these awesome fabrics, of very nice quality. I got all five yards (minus a tiny corner of one piece) for only $5. I do believe if purchased in a local shop it all would have run at least $40, maybe more!

The Christmas fabric is awesome! It has so many different scenes I may have to use it as a whole and just add borders!estate-sale-010.jpg
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Old 05-05-2012, 03:41 PM
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Good deal! I like the Christmas fabric also. Have fun with your projects.
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Nice find. Did you get there early?
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Originally Posted by starshine View Post
Nice find. Did you get there early?
No, starshine. We didn't even make it out of the house before 11 a.m., and most of these sales began yesterday, so I shudder to think of what I may have MISSED yesterday! Just imagine how much money I could have saved DH if we'd gone yesterday instead!!! lol

We also found a matched set of eight oak and cane dining chairs in MINT condition! We figured we could get them for $5 a piece, so instead of making an offer we asked the seller what she wanted for them. She said she usually gets $5 a piece, but since she was closing her sale after today she'd take 30% off, SO...we got all eight chairs for $28. GREAT FIND, and we're HAPPY! All in all, a very nice day of "shopping"!
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The fabric is beautiful and I really like the Christmas fabric. Good find.
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Love the Santa fabric. Is it vintage?
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Old 05-05-2012, 04:20 PM
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that is a really nice find
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Old 05-05-2012, 05:29 PM
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Originally Posted by maine ladybug View Post
Love the Santa fabric. Is it vintage?
Ladybug, I'm not sure if it's vintage, but the selvedge is stamped "Wamsutta OTC". I'm not sure if Wamsutta Mills is still in operation.
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Originally Posted by Helen S View Post
Ladybug, I'm not sure if it's vintage, but the selvedge is stamped "Wamsutta OTC". I'm not sure if Wamsutta Mills is still in operation.
What I can find says that they are now known as Springs Global, Inc, of SC not in MA any more. Thanks for the information.
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Great find!!
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