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Thread: Jackpot!

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    Super Member Helen S's Avatar
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    Jackpot!

    We went to an estate sale last weekend and found nothing to do with sewing or quilting...other than this navy blue case that was leaning against a book shelf in a somewhat dark living room. After getting it home, going through the case and researching its contents online I see I got quite a bargain! The total cost online to buy all this stuff, and much of what was included was still in the original wrappers unopened, unused, was about $360.00. The original price on the case at the estate sale was $125.00. It was then marked down to $60.00. When we got there, the company running the sale said anything that was marked less than $100 was half off the last marked price. So, my final cost was only $30.00 for all this wonderful stuff!
    Funny thing...I'd shopped the day before for a 6" x 12" ruler and couldn't find it in the two stores I looked in, and there it was in the case at the estate sale!

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    Being skinny isn't easy, so I gave up and opted for being sexy instead. (aunty acid)

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    You did hit the jackpot!! Enjoy.
    Have a great day sewing and remember to "not sweat the small stuff"!!



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    Wow, lucky, lucky you.

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    What a great find!

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    Wow! What a score! Lucky you! I'm not gonna lie, I'm jealous! Happy for you.
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    Wow, I have most of that "stuff" myself. Great buy!

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    Good for you..........I'd be happy with that for $30!

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    Wow, you did great! I'd think I'd died and gone to heaven if I'd scored that great collection!

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    wow...great buy!!!

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    Oh my! That was a great buy.

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    Wow! That was a steal at that price. Happy for you to have found it.
    RedGarnet222

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    Wow, and most are still in the package! Congratulations!

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    Oh Happy Day!!! Lucky you
    If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours!

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    What a great deal! I hope you enjoy every piece of it.
    I am too POSITIVE to be doubtful, too OPTIMISTIC to be fearful and way to DETERMINED to be defeated.

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    Yowza! Glad that goodie bag found a good home and will be loved.
    Jo

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    great deal for sure!!!
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    Good thing that you were there! Nice timing! Great finds!
    Go forth and sew!

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    Wow that was a score! You are going to love that rotating mat. Aren't you glad you didn't find that ruler?

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    Isn't it wonderful when you end up at the right place at the right time? Great Buy!

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    wow, you fell into a great deal there!
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    You are right!! Jackpot!!!
    Be the best that you can be at everything you do.
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    That's a lot of stuff for 30 bucks! Congrats on your finds.
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    Great buy!

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    You should play the lottery, you are SO lucky. Good for you. Enjoy!!
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    Wow! You really did hit the jackpot! Congratulations!

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