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Thread: My Thrift Shop finds

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    My Thrift Shop finds

    The darling tied doll quilt is about 22" square. The 1 1/2 yds of fleece is just perfect for a cover when my DGKs stay over - no sewing needed. They love fuzzy blankets. The aqua striped chintz is the perfect size and color to replace my couch pillow that fell apart in the washer after years of use. I only paid $3.50 for everything!!

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    Congrats on your great finds!
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    Really great finds.

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    Nice, glad you found something you can share with love.

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    Good for you! I love the little doll quilt!

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    Whoopie! I love to see what gets found at thrift shops and garage sales. Thanks for sharing and love your treasures.
    "You must do the thing you think you cannot do"....E. Roosevelt

    Sharon
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    great find...

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    Lucky you!

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    I feel like I am the only one who doesn't find anything at the thrift shop. Guess my day is still coming!
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    I never find anything at thrift shops, but congrats on your finds. Enjoy.

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    great find !! Coldquilter: no you arent the only one !LOL trust me on that one !!LOL
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    The little doll quilt has such bright cheerful color! You really got a fantastic find! Congrats!
    Bonnie

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    Great finds! Lucky you.

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    Great find, wish our local thrift shop had items like this.
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    Sounds like they found a good home too! I love to find something that works for me like this, and especially at such a good price!
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    Congratulations on your wonderful find.

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    I love thrift stores. good for you on your purchases.

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    Doesn't it just make the day to find a bargain? Congratulations on finding yours.
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    well done the dolls quilt looks great

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    great finds!!!

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    Great finds, Nan! Whereabouts in the Twin Cities do you live? I have a daughter in Shakopee and another in St. Paul. We don't get up to visit either of them often enough!
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    Some days the thrift shops are a bust, and other days they're a gold mine. I just have my "circuit", know where to check in each store, and make regular "rounds". It works for me. At least enough of the time to keep me going back!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jojo47 View Post
    Great finds, Nan! Whereabouts in the Twin Cities do you live? I have a daughter in Shakopee and another in St. Paul. We don't get up to visit either of them often enough!
    I live in Eagan
    Nancy in western NY
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