Sunday, January 26, 2014

Stash Report - Jan 26

I was doing so well.  Even made a couple of trips to the quilt store in the past few weeks and walked out empty handed.  Not so much, yesterday.  I was teaching a class, which means I was at the shop. And I was looking for more of one particular fabric, because my current quilt is going to be pretty small unless I can find more background.  I didn't do so well there (found 2 fat quarters of it, but that's all there was left).  But as I walked in, a new fabric line caught my eye, and a bundle of fat quarters jumped into my hand.

That wouldn't have been too bad, but then I taught my course, and one of the ladies had a gorgeous fabric line in her quilt.  So I went browsing after class, and they still had the line.  But just a little bit left of each fabric.  So some of that came home with me, with a vague plan for a quilt.  And of course, some background/border fabric to go with what I was buying.

And I suppose I have to count the free fat quarter the LQS was giving away with purchase today.

So, all told, 11.5 yards added to my stash today.  And nothing I can count as used, although I came really close last night to getting a top finished. That will be on next week's count.

Totals for the year:
191 1/2 yards in
13 yards out
Total: 178 1/2 yards in

Drop by Judy's blog for more stash reports.

4 comments:

  1. I fell off the wagon too this weekend while purchasing border and backing fabric to finish a couple WIPS - I bought a kona solids FQ pack, also with vague plans for a quilt. Oops. Maybe the secret is to sew faster?

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  2. You got some great looking fabric! Sorry they didn't have more of the background fabric you needed.

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  3. Great fabric. Don't you just hate that when the FQs start jumping into your hands?!

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  4. Krista, I like what fabric you brought home, but I'm glad it's in your stash! I am still doing great on my numbers for the year because I haven't had time to go shopping. !

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