Monday, May 24, 2010

I Got Stash!

Day after day I read blog posts with stash reports or blogs that have photos of all that yummy goodness just piled up. I have to admit I get that twang of jealousy each time because I honestly don't have a "stash". For the most part, any fabric I purchased had a purpose. I didn't buy fabric just to buy it. I know. Terrible huh? Lol!

Up until recently, I didn't even really have a scrap bin. I am now proud to say I have my very own scrap bin and it makes me smile each time I see it, because I know that some day that bucket will be overwhelmingly heaping full and I will be able to make one heck of a scrappy quilt with it!  Oh, if anyone has any scraps they no longer want, please feel free to donate to me...LOL!

I am also pleased to say that I am starting my own little stash. Yayyy!!!

I purchased this lovely stack of Riley Blake Bloom & Grow! Isn't she gorgeous?! I have no plans for her which is so odd for me. I feel like I have to hurry up and find a purpose for her so she doesn't feel bad just sitting there. Oh, but isn't she just pretty? I think I will just muse over her for a while... :)
Bloom & Grow

These came in the mail with her. No plans for them either. I just love them. :)
Charming Charms

I MUST toot a horn for Leah over at Burgundy Buttons!! I love her shoppe!! She is so friendly and carries all the yummies and let me tell you she is fast in shipping!! This is where these yummies came from today! :) Go give her a visit, you will be glad you did!

One more thing to share with you. It's a sneak peek....I know...I know...I might get noodle lashed for another sneek peek....but it's all I can show you right now. Keep checking back and I'll reveal it later. :)
Goodies

Much Love!!!

10 comments :

  1. Ooh I am in love with all of the pretties!! I just got my first sewing machine in Feb for Valentine's Day so i don't have a stash yet but I am working on it too. I got a few different ones in today and a few more coming. I can't wait to be able to make a scrap quilt either!

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  2. Your a Bugger! Sneek Peaks are naughty.......
    I need more hints!
    I have just had the Big Sister of Tweet Tweet arrive, I Love,Love,Love it!

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  3. I completely understand. I have had a stash for several years now, I am starting to believe that I am addicted to fabric. I recently had a ping of jealousy when I saw some beautiful salvage quilts on a blog...to think all these years I was throwing these away, and here they are in beautiful quilts...so now, anyone want to send me their salvages? LOL

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  4. What is it about spring that makes us want to buy more fabric? I'm having the same problem these days... I hit a good sale at Joann's the other day, and my husband looked at me, sighed, and said, "Well, good - we didn't have any fabric around here - we needed those!!" Your pieces are lovely, and I know you'll find a great use for them someday!

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  5. I love that shop too! she is so super fast!!
    Love all your mail and I love to just sit and look sometimes. My fabric talks to me.hah.ah.ah..a.

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  6. First things first: no stash here either, congrats on your new additions! They're so pretty!
    Second: 20 lashes with that wet noodle! I hope you share your secrets soon :)

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  7. I'm gonna say that mystery jelly roll is Fandango by Kate Spain?? I ADORE that line and can't wait for it to hit the stores! As for stash I have some, not a lot but it's not really stuff I'd pull out for a quilt, it's more for baby gifts and such.

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  8. Ohhhh what is it?
    I just got some Bloom and Grow also I love it and have no plans for it at the moment. I am like you and usually use it up as fast as I get it but this summer I have tried to slow down a little and build my stash since I really dont have one.

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  9. Yeah...I'm with Audrey...I think it's FANDANGO!! Lucky duck :)

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  10. That is funny. I was just thinking that I used to be like that and now I am not, and I have this huge stash with projects getting out. of. control. I want to go back to just getting stuff that I need. Haha.

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