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Thread: Garage sale envy pays off.

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    Super Member WMUTeach's Avatar
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    Garage sale envy pays off.

    I have been watching oh so many posts of your garage sale finds and I never seem to find any thing much when I stop at sales until ....... NOW! I stopped at a sale in my own neighborhood and saw a box of fabric. I just said, "What would you take for this box of fabric?" Response, $10. Sold! I got more than 50 yards of fabric with only one piece not usable for a quilt. Most cuts are 1.5 - 3 yards each! The inspector approves of the clean and pressed additions to her future quilt resting spots.


    Thanks every one for help with the photo resizing. I had to go web-small to get this to work so.... Here is my first photo in a LONG time.
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    Nice find I like garage sales and thrift stores where I am going today.
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    Woohoo!!!! Nice treasure -

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    your inspector seems to approve of your "goodies"

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    wow what a great find..
    Did Miss Kitty come with the deal??

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    Nice find there. Enjoy your good luck!

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    WOW..great find. I will check out a few today and I have my fingers crossed!
    "You must do the thing you think you cannot do"....E. Roosevelt

    Sharon
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    Terrific finds, and cute inspector!
    Be a blessing to others, as you may entertain angels unaware!

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    good find for you

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    Nice find!
    A dog is not "almost human" and I know of no greater insult to the canine race than to describe it as such.

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    Great find, Congratulations!

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    You were very lucky. Great find.

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    Looks like the cat is saying.. you can look but don't even think about touching. Nice find!

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    Congrats. I'm waiting to see if I ever get a great score..get to very few sales though, so it would truly be a stroke of luck. Always happy to see others making great finds.

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    Awesome score! Next time counter-offer! ; )
    (Yeah, I know...I'm brutal! lol )
    Being skinny isn't easy, so I gave up and opted for being sexy instead. (aunty acid)

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    that is fantastic find.
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    Have a great day and happy sewing !

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    Very nice!!

    I have family in Kalamazoo, a sister, a cousin and her family. And I am from the Saginaw Chippewa tribe up in Mt. Pleasant.
    My older brother lives in Howard City.
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    Great find!!!! I just love the inspector.
    so many quilts to make, so little time.

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    Aren't garage sales great! You were in the right place at the right time.....congrats!


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    That was a bargain. I love yard and estate sales. I've gotten a lot of quilting stuff at them.

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    Good for you!

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    Good score!
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    You did good, congrats!
    Grandma of 5 beautiful grand kids, 4 crazy cats & 1 dog!

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    You had great luck that day. Keep looking.

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    Great find! Prettty cat!

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