May 14, 2016

Sunday Stash: Fabric Overload



Exactly one month ago I embarked on my retreat adventure in Kennebunkport, ME with NHMQG.

It was awesome. Not to mention the fabric acquisitions that happened during that joyous weekend. Actually + 25.5 yards of joy came home. I could lie to you and say all that fabric too so long to photograph, but that's not right. 

The honest truth it's spring and I have been lazy with sewing stuff, but that stack was daunting. 

Spring fever is real


MARDENS:  + 17.5 yards 

large cuts for backing





PINTUCK AND PURL: + 5.5 yards


love those sheep!

Michelle @From Bolt to Beauty and I made a pit stop on the way home to a new shop in our area. Maggie the spunky, amazingly awesome owner has quite a spectacular collection. The size of the shop is modest, but oh boy does it pack a punch.

Inside the shop we found, yarn, quilting fabric, garment patterns, classes, garment fabric (knits, voile, and fabric I know nothing about), threads, notions and more. Like I said it packs a punch!

Not too often I walk in a shop and think, yep one yard of everything!



RESULT OF FABRIC ENVY: + 2.5 yards

Mon Ami by Basic Grey for Moda

Once again I can blame Michelle for this last NEED.  While I was making her drool over a my Starlight quilt using PB + J, she was making her Outlined Plus quilt with Mon Ami. Basic Grey did it again! I had to own those adorable little bikes. 


JUST BECAUSE: + 2 yards



I had ordered 4 - half yard cuts a while back just because those typewriters are so stinkin' cute. They played nicely with some other fabric that was out for another project so they got photographed together.  I am thinking those soothing colors would make a great quilt! Don't you agree?


Retreat Shopping: + 27.5 yards
YTD: - 26.75 yards

The whole net gain/loss got away from me. After double checking with all my posts from this year, this is the most accurate number. 

Net Gain: + 43.5 yards (way more than I thought ... oops) 
Net Loss: - 70.25 yards

5 comments:

  1. Oh, that pink / peach / coral print you bought for backing is divine! It looks like it was a lot of fun and I think you are going to make some really beautiful quilts with these fabrics. :)

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  2. Ooh, I wanna come play with your new fabric! It all looks delicious! Congrats on all the new additions - I know you'll have fun with them and make some beautiful things!

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  3. What a beautiful load of fabric!!

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  4. Great mother of fabric!!! Those are some wonderful bundles. I'm drooling over some of the ones you got at Marden's. Isn't that the place that everything is $5 a yard or something crazy like that? Also, I couldn't even begin to count up the actual yardage of my stash. I think keeping it a mystery is better. Much better.

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  5. Oh, my goodness, your fabric choices are gorgeous! Mmmmmm, Kennebunkport! My old stomping grounds a millennium ago.

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