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I showed restraint in Joann's today...

Old 04-15-2010, 10:23 AM
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I am extremely proud of myself.

I drove down to Niagara Falls, NY to go to Joann's.

I needed Boy Scout fabric, as my scout master's wife had her baby a month early, so I'm scrambling to get the quilt done now!

I went in, got the fabrics I needed... and nothing else. Even though fat quarters were 99 cents, and there was some reduced fabric I loved!!! I used my will power and didn't even look.

Normally I would stock up on stuff "just in case"

I think having to cross the border the same day maybe had something to do with it, but I'm proud of myself anyways!!!

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Old 04-15-2010, 10:29 AM
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You are much stronger than I am :mrgreen:
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Old 04-15-2010, 10:53 AM
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Hurray! Get that stash whittled down. You showed willpower. You SEW girl!
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Old 04-15-2010, 10:54 AM
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Let me tell you how proud I am of you!!! :mrgreen: Between last week and this week around $300, if not more and thats not including the stuff the week before that!!! Bringing stuff in and hiding - as DH already thinks I have enough!! Then I'll bring it out and say this is what I'm going to make with this and its for!! I just sort of get this look. Suppose he's caught on? :lol: :lol:

I found coats thread from .50 to .95 on clearance a spool. Let me tell you do I have the thread now. Then I went down the line and just started pulling all different colors and makes from all-purpose, machine & hand quilting, etc. Then there's the notoins and fabric!! OMG!!!

Definitely have to stay away for awhile!! Will be going through therapy though!! :lol: :lol: What am I suppose to do with my 50% off coupons?
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Old 04-15-2010, 10:55 AM
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Oh my goodness, send her some medication....she walked away almost empty handed...............she definately is ill...and apparently out of her mind. :oops:
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Old 04-15-2010, 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by sharon b
You are much stronger than I am :mrgreen:
me too
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Old 04-15-2010, 02:34 PM
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why die you do that???? i don't understand !! i can't do that i would have bought..........

why??? lol

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Old 04-15-2010, 03:26 PM
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Our Joanne's is having a 50% off all quilting notions and tools sale through this Saturday. Luckily, (or unluckily??) I don't have any extra money. So although I really want the big cutting mat, I just can't get it. Oh well, I guess I don't really NEED it right now..... so, it's OK!!!
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Good job! I am sure that there will be some fabric at Joann's next time you go in. Not all is lost. lol
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Well done on the will power - exceptionally brave of you!!!!
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