Sonya May hem

A stitch in my side

Stash Saturday

on August 24, 2013

So, a girl walks into a fabric store…

It could be the start of the world’s greatest joke. Yes? Unfortunately, for some of us it’s the start of a sad and economically fractious tale  that is all too familiar…

My name is Sonya May Hem and I have a fabric addiction.  The first step is admitting you have a problem.  However, I refuse to join any twelve step program that promises to cure me of this particular affliction!!  Something about going to rehab, and I said no no no…

These are all purchases over the last 5 months. Most of them were on sale. I said most.

This group are all 1-2 metres from the roll – my LQS was having a mega sale and well, these just took my fancy.  The blue clouds are from another LQS, quite expensive but I really needed it.  For something.  Haven’t worked out quite what though…

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This group are all pre-cut fat quarters from a big discount store – they don’t seem to be putting any new ones out so I have had to resort to buying the “ugly” ones that no-one else wants (the browns).  Although, some of them have turned out to be quite decent.  I scored some of the last Dr Seuss range, some older Lori Holt pieces and some other lovelies from Michael Miller, Riley Blake and Windham Fabrics.

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These last two lots are plain homespun and printed yardage from Spotlight and the big grey dots is some discounted dress fabric from the LQS as well.  Every time I go in to the store I touch it and when I saw it was on sale – wahoo, some of it was coming home with me.  I have plans to use some of that on a new bag.  The purple dots is to back and bind a quilt in progress and the two pinks were just calling to me. I’ve already used the green ombre dots on the back of my latest quilt.

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And even with all of this here – there are still other fat quarters that I didn’t show… And I want to go back to Spotlight because the new catalogue came and I saw some prints that I want for another project in mind.  And I also have two shopping carts waiting on a couple of US sites.

Good grief – maybe I do need to go to rehab… and do something about my shocking photography skills…

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2 responses to “Stash Saturday

  1. Nice selection of fabrics. Spotlight have been having some wonderful discounts on their quilting fabrics lately. I am in a self imposed ban on venturing into Spotlight because of my fabric addiction. Life as a fabric addict has it’s tough moments.:)

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