Either nothing happens with the stash in a week or everything happens.
I finished Modern Geisha and made the thread catcher (last post) for 5.25 yards out. I was so excited because it put me within a yard of positive numbers.
Yesterday I went to a moving sale. I was in guild years ago with the owner but don’t belong to that group anymore. The drive out was my worst drive anywhere this winter. We had 6 – 8 inches of snow the night before and the roads had a couple inches of ice on them. I knew I’d drive out of it because they had less snow where the sale was and that county actual sent their plows out. It was like living in The South.
There was too much fabric to tag, so they sold it by the plastic grocery bag. My guild does their fabric sale the same way, and I knew a bag like that holds 20-ish yards.
Almost all the fabric was in one to five yard cuts. It seems when you start bagging larger well folded pieces instead of many smaller unfolded pieces you can get a lot more in the bag. Like over 31 yards.
I found a few yards of good quilt shop fabric (SSI, Moda, Benartex), but most of it was a step down from that, like you find at the big fabric warehouses scattered around the country. The large cuts make it perfect for backing charity quilts.
Although I haven’t given up, that may have done me in for the year.
I’m linking to Patchwork Times.
Fabric In: 40 3/8 yards
Fabric out: 8 yards
Net Fabric ADDED: 32 3/8 yards
Yarn In: 15 yards
Yarn Out: 400 yds
Net Yarn OUT: 385 yds