Sunday, January 31, 2010

The LOOT!

and I quote....
"Don't go too wild at the fabric sale this weekend, remember, you'll have to use it all someday." - Angela (soscrappy)

Mhuaaa-ahhh-ahhhhhhh

My rough estimate.....40 yards---YIKES!

the start of a DOTS collection...

my fav: 30's reproductions....

the start of a black/white collection (and maybe some red for the Black/Red pineapple blossom finish)

a couple more pieces for the Red/Blue/White BOM quilt

some BRIGHTS for possible Quilts 4 Kids donations....

close up of one of the brights----I finished off the bolt (~4.5 yards)

some random pieces I grabbed from all over; hmmm, I see many of them "go together" quite nicely....


The total damage: yeah....... went over budget JUST a little....really, JUST a little. They had an even BETTER deal than 50% off cottons, and then an additional 10% off total purchase. When I brought up my CARTS full of bolts to be cut; (after the sales lady went into panic-mode), she smiled and asked if I knew about the "buy $100 worth, take $20 off total purchase". (Which equates to 20% off total purchase -- if right around $100). Thank goodness they weren't overly busy, because I kept adding to my piles. Kinda like our stash---she barely made a dent into cutting the stack of bolts when I added more to it! I started at 10:00, and was done "shopping" at noon. Pam, sales lady, offered a suggestion that we (my MIL and I) head to lunch while they finished the order. Great idea! So we called FIL (from work) and we went out for a burger. And, naturally, I made out on THAT deal too! Dad bought.

Anyway---back home now with hopes to get all the new purchases pressed, folded and stashed away for the perfect project in the future.

BOM'ers---I'm working on getting February out to you too. Trying something different, I hope it'll work out just a nicely for y'all :0)

Happy Sunday morning

8 comments:

Andra Gayle said...

Must have been a better sale than I have ever seen!!!! Enjoy!

BitnByAQuiltingBug said...

Jealous, here! Just plain jealous! Glad a friend gets to own all that beautiful fabric though. Love love love those 30's fabrics. They are my favs!

Patchwork Penguin said...

Somehow I knew we were kindred spirits.... i LOVE 30's prints too.

I'm waiting for the Super Bolt sale next Sunday at the LQS. I'm going to make myself take a break from school for that one.

Jackie said...

Wow! My LQS never has 50% off but did have a 30% off tote bag sale this weekend.

You have some lovely stuff in those piles!

scraphappy said...

Wow, it is a good thing that you quilt like a demon! Even so, you will be well stocked for quite a few days to come. How fun to have all that great fabric to quilt with sitting right there in your stash. Any new quilt ideas in mind with all that new inspiration sitting in your basement?

Tracy said...

I am drooling...my keyboard is all wet!LOL! I LOVE dots. It kinda just happened, I started buying polka dots of all kinds and now I can't pass them up.

Calidore said...

I reallllllly want to go shopping with you next time..vbg. You did do well and the fabrics.....ohhhhhhh....yummy. Well done Amy. Now to see what you are going to make with them all....not that I'm putting any pressure on you...lol.

Quilter Kathy said...

WoW! That's quite a haul!
Some great quilts in development there!