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Thread: I am becoming a serious quilt hoarder

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    Senior Member Barbshobbies's Avatar
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    You are so close to the exact amount I have , it`s scary.

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    Senior Member darlin121's Avatar
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    I must have sixteen pair of sissors. I just keep buying them. weird, huh?

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    Super Member maryb119's Avatar
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    I do the same thing. Somehow, I usually end up using the things...sometime.

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    You could put some up here for sale to us newbies who dont have much. Like me.. lol

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    Super Member carolaug's Avatar
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    No matter how much I buy...seems like I am always missing something. Today it's black thread...I want to FMQ my shadow blocks with black. The other think I never have, no matter how many times I buy...its hand sewing needles. No idea where they all disappear to. Oh...and why I have never thought to use my coupons on new blades for my rotarty cutter...will be doing that too..

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    Quote Originally Posted by OES184 View Post
    I took an inventory of all my templates and my sewing machines feet. I printed them & keep a copy in my purse. That has prevented me from buying duplicates on several ocassions.
    ...what would we do without our purse....from lipstick, comb....pacifiers.....lollipops, gum......now lists of what we have/have not.....our life is on our purse!

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    Super Member athomenow's Avatar
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    I always think that there will be lean times when I won't be able to buy some things and having bought them on sale makes so much more sense. I don't want to run out of the things I use on a regular basis. I do resist buying things that are not on sale so I think that counts for something! I say if you're having fun and no one gets hurt in the process, go for it!!!

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    I was just telling DH this morning that I think I am a fabric Whore! I have to start using some of this before I buy anymore or I'm gonna have to move out of my room. Running out of space.

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    Junior Member knitwitrosie's Avatar
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    Wow, this post made me curious of my own "hoard". I've only been quilting since April, but I have two 13-gallon tubs of fabric (pre-cuts and yardage), a whole shelf of magazines and books, and a 13-gallon tub of notions, rulers, scissors, etc. Just today I got my order of threads from Connecting Threads... So now I've got a dozen or so spools of thread. Add that to the mix... Plus the TWO huge orders I have coming from Missouri Star and the gigantic haul I got from Joann's last night.... Couldn't pass up the good deals.

    Not only have I cut myself off from shopping, but I have sentenced myself to my sewing room to get busy!! I'm not a "stash" buyer (yet), so everything in my hoard is spoken for... Upcoming projects on my massive "To Do" list.

    I hear ya on the rotary blades and needles. I stockpile those when they're on sale because I know they don't expire :-)
    Last edited by knitwitrosie; 06-14-2014 at 07:41 AM.

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    Super Member Daylesewblessed's Avatar
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    West Texas
    Seeing the price of the 5-pack of Olfa blades at Joann's yesterday makes me wish I had bought 10 packs when this thread was started a few years ago!

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