The final numbers are in.
Fabric In: 26 yards
Fabric Out: 11 ¼ yards
Net Added: 14 ¾ yards
I thought this was my worst year ever, but I looked back over the past five years and it wasn’t even close. I had one year in the five that I didn’t track fabric usage. The other four, when added together, netted out to less than a yard +/-. It seems my stash has hit critical mass and tends to keep itself at that level.
It reminds me of a weight loss plateau. I can see 2014 righting the fabric buying sprees of 2013, but in the long run the stash is what it is.
I do believe tracking purchases keeps me from buying as much as I would otherwise. For that reason alone I will track fabric in 2014.
I expect a large bust on the first stash report of 2014 when I finish the curtains and send out swap fabric. The problem with swap fabric is that it comes back in later.
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