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Thread: A really FABULOUS find!! Luck was on my side!

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    Super Member Chasing Hawk's Avatar
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    A really FABULOUS find!! Luck was on my side!

    We went into town today to exchange a motorcycle lift. After we did that we stopped off at the Goodwill. And I found the all this Batik fabric. It totaled out to 16 yds. @ $3.00 a yd. I paid $48.00 for all of it. And the best thing is ..the really light fabric on the bottom of the pile is 4 yds. x 110" across large enough to be the backing on a quilt.

    The fabric ranges in yardage of 2 to 4 yards apiece. I was stunned because another lady had just rummaged through the fabrics that were hanging up on the same rack.
    The black and pink piece is actually red and black.
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    Wow! That was a great find. That never happens to me!

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    FABULOUS find!!! I am .

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    WOW!

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    Wow! Congratulations! I don't find deals that great at Goodwill....good, but not great! Yours was a FIND! Gotta ask, are you in Oregon or Washington? Bet you did a happy dance when you got out of the store!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DebbE View Post
    Wow! Congratulations! I don't find deals that great at Goodwill....good, but not great! Yours was a FIND! Gotta ask, are you in Oregon or Washington? Bet you did a happy dance when you got out of the store!
    We live just south of Bend Oregon. I am still dancing.
    Everyone is born right handed, only the gifted overcome it.
    I have already committed my felonies, so people don't have to worry. (Russell Means)
    I swear to you, I am guilty of only being Indian. That's why I am here. (Leonard Peltier)

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    Wow that really was a find. We never find anything like that in thrift stores in New York.

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    Lucky gal!

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    Lucky you. Great find.

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    good for you--- love the green+gold---pic of quilt when done please

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    Major score!!!!

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    Wow. Great find.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jemma View Post
    good for you--- love the green+gold---pic of quilt when done please
    That Jemma maybe awhile. I am still collecting fabric for it.
    Everyone is born right handed, only the gifted overcome it.
    I have already committed my felonies, so people don't have to worry. (Russell Means)
    I swear to you, I am guilty of only being Indian. That's why I am here. (Leonard Peltier)

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    Wow! What fantastic finds!
    Be a blessing to others, as you may entertain angels unaware!

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    Oh. My. Gosh! You are so lucky!!! I have a friend that goes to Good Will and finds all kinds of fabulous things. I go and....nothing.

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    Great find!!!!!!!!!

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    Pretty pieces! What's the first you're going to use?
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    I'm here in Washington and on Fridays, my parents go to the good will there are three nearby and they sell their fabric for 99 cents a yard roughly...I know she buys alot and they are always $1.99 and there is about 2 yards on each.
    There comes a time in life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh, forget the bad, and focus on the good. So, love the people who treat you right. Think good thoughts for the ones who don't. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is part of LIFE...Getting back up is LIVING...

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    A lucky find - enjoy your fabric!
    Lang may yer lum reek. (I'm a knitter - hence - 'Knit-ette'. Confuses a lot of people!)

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    Gorgeous fabric! I can't wait to see what you make.

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    Fabulous find!

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    GORGEOUS! Good for you! Have fun planning what you're gonna do with it!

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    Wow what a find.

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    That is a lucky find!
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    Great find - you will enjoy

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