Sunday, September 9, 2018

stash report September 9, 2018

I haven't done a stash report in awhile, mostly because too much fabric has come in again. It must have noticed a small space opened up from donating, and wanted to fill in the empty space. Never mind the space was the size of a quarter.

My goodwill has started making bundles of fabric which makes it easier for me, I don't have to scour the linens and bedding for what might be the only piece of fabric in the store.
This week I found a homespun bundle. When I decide whether I want it, I mentally decide if it is worth the price if I re-donate the ones I don't want. I still love homespun even if it is not "in style" right now.  I have plans to make applique towels, so I also bought the blue towel.


I kept every piece. The top piece was also a towel- bonus. There was about 5 yards of fabric. I paid $3.00 for the bundle.


stash report

Fabric Used this Week 1 yard
Fabric Used or gone from house year to Date: 752 1/2 yards

Fabric Added this Week: 5 yards
Fabric Added Year to Date: 159 1/4 yards

Net Fabric for 2018: 593 1/4 yards used more than purchased. 

I sewed at least 15 min every day this week - treadling string blocks

As I was deciding on borders for snow days, I discovered a missing patch of stitching I will work on today for slow Sunday stitching.



I am linking to:


sunday stash at quiltpaintcreate

15 min to stitch at life in pieces

10 comments:

  1. Good thing that you caught the missing stitches. Have fun finishing off that section today.

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  2. Our goodwill doesn't get fabric in very often. Must be too many quilters around here. LOL That was a good batch of homespuns. I need to pull some for pillows.

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  3. Love a great bargain. Homespun is never out of style in my sewing world.

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  4. I can't imagine that 5 yards took up the space of 500. You definitely have room to add things you love.

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  5. I love the stitchery you're working on! Kinda perfect for my day (which is grey and a little rainy). Enjoy stitching away! :)

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  6. Nice find and bargain for those fabrics, enjoy stitching that wayward patch.

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  7. Enjoy your beautiful stitching. :-)

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  8. Wow! What a great price! Your numbers look fabulous! Congratulations!

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  9. Wow your numbers are out of this world! Great finds there - our Goodwill doesn't sell yardage. Bah.

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  10. Even with the added fabric, that's pretty impressive numbers on the going out side!

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