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Thread: WOW! Look what I got for $30!

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    Super Member dyer804's Avatar
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    I read the paper a little late today, trying to leave for vacation tomorrow. Looked a bit while eating lunch and saw "BARGAIN Quilters Friday - Sunday 7 - 2, Fabric $1 to $2 yard." Well it was about 1:00 when I found the location, a seniors' mobile home park, on yahoo maps and decided that it wasn't too far away not to have a look. The mom who used to teach quilting passed and son wants to empty out the house. Very nice man who knew his mother would prefer that other quilters have her stash. The large pieces in the back are at least 3 yards with a few 4 - 5 yards. The smaller pieces are mostly 1/4 yards with a few 1/2 to 1 yard pieces. Then all the pre-cuts, she had bags of them sorted by color. I just grabbed a few 1 1/4" and 2" strips. As I was getting ready to go he said, "Why don't you grab a few quilting books too, no charge." Truly a quilter's heaven. I should have bought more as there were boxes still left!
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    super deal-great colors

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    Score! They are really pretty fabrics and good books too.
    Her son is right, glad another quilter got some of her stash.
    Have a great vacation.

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    Gorgeous fabs!!! Have a great vacation!! :D:D

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    Wishing I was there! Nice.

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    Wow... How happy I am that you went! The fabric should be with a great quilter like you. Great deals.

    I will say one thing hateful though.... I am so jelous you get to go on a nice vacation and I don't. LOL!

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    Nice way to start a vacation!

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    Wow! Great score! :)

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    Awesome find!!

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    Great for you. Hope I get lucky tomorrow yard saling.

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    Great find...have fun

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    Just re-read your posting that said till Sunday.

    If so, I can buy a Modesto Bee and google the address and run up there, or have my niece who lives there drop by for me.

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    You did well!

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    Super Member dyer804's Avatar
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    I just packed my find away - don't want any burglars to get it while I'm gone! Did a quick measure/estimate and I think it is at least 60 yards plus the three books! I almost don't want to go away so I can start sewing! I feel so blessed by the quilter and her family sharing her treasure.

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    I'm jealous!!

    We are having city wide yard same tomorrow so I am hoping to find some great fabric bargains.

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    I am jealous,too!What a find-ENJOY

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    Score! Lucky you. Have fun with your new finds.

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    A treasure!!!!

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    If anyone is in the area and would like the address to take advantage of this wonderful sale, PM me.

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    You certainly got a nice selection. I can see two or three quilts in the stack. How nice that her son passed the fabric along to those who'd appreciate it.

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    What a find. You hit the jackpot there. Great fabrics and a wonderful price.

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    great find pretty fabrics

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    YOu did great! It's all beautiful.

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    Wow, you got lots of great fabrics and books

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    Very nice!!

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