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    How much fabric do you all have? Do you still buy more????

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    of course the more the merrier!!!

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    I have a lot of fabric in my stash and I still buy more. If I see something I like and don't know what I will use it for I buy at least 1/2yd to 1yd. I only buy material from LQS because I like the quality of the fabric.

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    but how much do you actually have on hand right now? I'm trying to find places to hide yesterdays shop hop accidents..
    Lois

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    I have a lot. I keep telling myself not to buy more until I organize what I have. So far I haven't listened to myself. :roll:

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    I have a wall full....and still buy more. Need more places to hide it

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    I like that......isn't it fun?

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    My husband plays golf...I've seen the membership dues, so I figure this is my equivalent expenses....
    sound good?

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    grammatical error.....THESE ARE MY EXPENSES

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    I have between 800 and 1000 yards of fabric. I still have to buy fabric to go with what I have to make a quilt at times depending on what I am making. Sometimes I'll have the border fabric and need to buy the coordinating block fabrics and some times it's the other way around.

    I did pull almost all the fat quarters I needed to make the Orion Star quilt plus the borders and binding fabrics from my stash. The Orion Star quilt takes 28 fat quarters and I used three colors, pink, yellow and orange. I think I needed to buy three orange fat quarters for the whole quilt. I am still in the cutting stage.

    This is a pic of the fat quarters I initially pulled for the Orion Star quilt. I ended up changing some of the pinks for lighter pinks and I found a couple of oranges that fit into the color range better.



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    Ohh, that's purty fabric!

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    Just when I think I couldn't possibly buy any more fabric -- I do :!: :oops: :oops: :D


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    My favorite quote.."Shopping with your husband is like hunting with the game warden"

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    I have bins and bins of fabrics and I still buy! As a matter of fact I just bought more fat quarters a few mins ago on ebay! Do I really need them, not really, but I want them :lol: :lol: :lol:

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    There is no such thing as having to much fabric. I got involved with the Linus Project to give me an excuse to buy more.

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    I am actually working on using alot of the fabric I have before I buy more. I am making alot of bags and quilts for Christmas gifts so hopefully I will use alot of what I have up.
    Judy in Ohio

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    I don't have very much but am always looking for more. I have limited budget for fabric so have to find specials.

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    You and I could be best buddies...

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    I don't have the stash that some have but to me it is more than enough. I have been not buying for over two years and using from my stash to make my projects. Granted I have bought the occasional Kona white /black or special project fabrics but I am trying to be good and use my stash.

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    I have 2 clear plastic shoe boxes of fabric.

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    I have five very large totes of fabric, a set of three plastic drawers full of fat quarters and ten plastic shoe boxed filled with fat quarters and half yards. Now I am buying kits too. I don't have to hide it....my daughter came home yesterday with a kit she wants me to make and three more patterns she loves. My kids feed my addiction.

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    I'm ashamed to say that I binge-buy fabric that I just want to have, then don't want to use it because I'm afraid I'll see something else that I wish I would have saved it for! And that's with a 5 shelf cabinet, footlocker, and 7 or 8 large bins full. But, when I go shopping in my stash, I can always find something if I (or someone else) need it on the spur of the moment for swaps, comfort blocks, etc.


    EllenB

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ducky
    I have a lot. I keep telling myself not to buy more until I organize what I have. So far I haven't listened to myself. :roll:

    I need to borrow someone's hearing aid, cause I'm the same way, Ducky. I must have 100 yards or more and can find more to buy anytime I go in a store. :lol:
    Sharon

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    Do I buy more? Do I breathe?

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    I have 7 of the pattern cabinets, from stores closing, all full of fabrics. Each drawer is sorted more or less by background color, and about 2 dozen of the big plastic totes, all of them 66 qts., or bigger. I also have about 6 of the big black garbage bags full of scraps, which I hope that a couple of my friends will help sort/cut and make into lap size quilts for the local senior home and hopefully give some to the hospital gift shop for fund raising. Yes, I still buy fabric whenever I can.LOL

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