Sunday, October 27, 2013

Stash Report Sunday 10/27/13

My stash report took a hit this week, and I am holding my husband responsible. We went for a drive to the north Georgia mountains on Monday, and of course had to stop at the quilt shops. He even insisted on paying for the fabrics as an early birthday gift--what a great guy!!

We visited two different quilt shops in Dahlonega, GA--Magical Threads and The Common Thread. They are very different stores, and I am crazy about them both. Magical Threads is in a big old house, with fabrics in the rooms on the main floor, and the owner lives upstairs. She also carries a good selection of yarns. This is a shop where I love running across some older fabrics that I have purchased and/or used before. It is like running into old friends again! The two border stripe fabrics that I got there are going to become placemats as Christmas gifts, and the black stripe will become a border or backing for my Easy Street quilt.

The next group of fabrics all came from The Common Thread. As you can see, I love the print with the rings of lighter dots. I already had that print in a couple other colors, and was very happy to add these. No specific plans for any of these fabrics. I guess I hadn't been in this store for awhile--it was a very nice surprise to discover that they had expanded their space. The store has plenty of room and great lighting. Tons of beautiful fabrics await!

Used this week:           0   yards
Used year to date:    73.5 yards

Added this week:           11  yards  
Added year to date:   57.5 yards

Net year to date:   
      16 yards used

Check out more stash reports at Patchwork Times.

Julie in GA


  1. What a fun thing to do. You've got a great guy! :) The colors are pretty too. ~Melanie

  2. Some things are meant to be. These are great fabrics, and sounds like a great drive (my husband wanted to buy me a colorful KitchenAid mixer on our drive!). At least your using your stash.

  3. Great finds, very pretty.. At least you have plans for part of what you came home with and you still managed to stay in the black. That's excellent! .

  4. That Hubby is a definite keeper. Looks like some great finds. Hugs,


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