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    Old 10-12-2009, 04:57 PM
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    My son's girl has been with him for over two years. I've made her two wall hangings, but it's time for a ragged flannel. She picked these fabrics from my stash--her favorite color is orange.
    This one is her favorite of the bunch:

    I went to the Mennonite store with the wall of flannels and there wasn't ONE there!!! :shock: :shock: I purchased all the above from there. So, I'll be searching for them on the web. Or, Jenny and I can find something else.

    So, to not waste the trip, I needed to find something.
    I found these:
    Many batiks and more of the tree fabric.

    On I drove to the other Mennonite shop. They didn't have any flannels I wanted either. BUT, they had these:
    The batik with the suns is a great one for the Lake quilts/wall hangings.

    And these:

    The green is a Thimbleberries flannel I use a lot. The other isn't red, it's a rich maroon and the selvage reads "Rocky Mountain Quilts." It was buy one yard, get one free.

    All toll, it was less than $6 a yard. I feel happy, oh so happy.
    :D :wink:
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    Old 10-12-2009, 05:16 PM
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    Ooo, such pretty fabrics!

    I like your new avatar too.
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    Old 10-12-2009, 05:21 PM
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    What awesome fabrics! I really like the tree fabrics with what looks like blue spruces in them and the batiks, too :D :D :D
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    Old 10-12-2009, 05:22 PM
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    Now... you're my kind of shoppper! Great choices!
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    Old 10-12-2009, 06:10 PM
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    That's some yummy fabric you have there!
    Love the fall colors!
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    Old 10-12-2009, 06:14 PM
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    Beautiful fabric there. You got some great buys there.
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    Old 10-12-2009, 06:21 PM
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    Oh... I love your choices! Pretty!!
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    Old 10-12-2009, 06:33 PM
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    you got any other sons, lol...oh yeah, right...I'm married. darn! :D
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    Old 10-12-2009, 06:35 PM
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    You got some real pretties!!! Bummer you couldn't find more flannels that you want, you'll just have to go do more shoppint!
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    Old 10-12-2009, 06:48 PM
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    Wow! You got some great buys and beautiful fabrics too! AND, you just must continue to shop to find the flannels you want! Any excuse, right? :wink:
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