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Thread: What to do with stash

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    I've got to get rid of alot of quilt magazines.
    Any suggestion on what to do with them?

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    You can sell them here or on ebay or give them to your local library so they can sell them for funds for their operating account. Lots of options. Have fun.

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    you could list them here ( with regular status )
    you could donate them to a quilt guild
    you could donate them to a ladies group.
    you could donate them to young girls learning to sew
    list them on craiglist
    or if all else fails you could toss them

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    Make a copy of the patterns you want to save and then donate the rest to a local guild.

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    I've thought about all that.
    Not going to throw away.

    I even have years of threads.

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    I donate my old quilt mags to a local thrift store.

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    Since you cant sell yet (regular status) you can PIF them here for postage cost....

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    I know...send them to me.I love to look at quilt mags.LOL

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    sell them!!

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    I recently decided to get rid of old magazines. I put a free ad in the local newspaper, and they were gone in a minute. I tried to donate them to the local senior citizen group, but the co-ordinator of the group said she was "too busy" to give them away. I thought that senior ladies would love to have them since they are pretty expensive to buy, and a lot of seniors are living on a fixed budget. Turns out the ladies who took the magazines were on the young side (also are living on a fixed budget) so I was happy to have them go to good homes.
    Sue

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    use FREECYCLE, or craigslist or donate to local quilt guild or charity sewing group!

    You can not sell here yet, so perhaps your local Craigslist, newspaper or ebay are your best bet!

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    Check your local senior home. I took a bunch a couple of years ago and the ladies loved them. They now have a weekly sewing group.

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    Funny you should ask....I just finished going thru my entire magazine collection last night. I cut out those patterns that I wanted (will put in document protectors and put in a binder), the others that I did not cut into will be donated to my guild..I think or I may sell here....

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    Quote Originally Posted by pamela
    I've got to get rid of alot of quilt magazines.
    Any suggestion on what to do with them?
    What I do with mine is keep those I really want that has alot of content in it that I like and the rest I cut out the one or two articles and put in a folder and give the cut out ones to my granddaughters which they use in there playing at home to make art with.

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    I donate to our local Friends of the Library store. I really enjoy shopping for other magazines there and it's an easy way to help libraries, which are important. It also gives access to quilting to people who aren't part of guilds...

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    Definately give to a local Guild. Our Guild has a bi-annual show and we sell them.

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    Someone here did a PIF.. they put 5 in a flat rate mailer for 4.95, and you just had to pay the 4.95 for shipping. Not sure, but I dont think that would count as "selling'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tealfalcon
    you could list them here ( with regular status )
    you could donate them to a quilt guild
    you could donate them to a ladies group.
    you could donate them to young girls learning to sew
    list them on craiglist
    or if all else fails you could toss them
    Instead of just tossing them in the garbage, is there a paper recyling service in your area?

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    Just keep posting and you will have regular status very quickly so you can sell them. You could do individually or group them for one price and put them in a medium flat rate box for $11. Just takes 20 posts in a 2 week period.

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