Fabric stash

April 2, 2008 at 5:44 pm 2 comments

Betty (of Bettyninja fame) and I decided to do a fabric stash swap so we could get rid of some of our overages and gain new pieces of fabric without having to spend any money. She said she probably wouldn’t be able to mail my package to me until she got back from San Francisco (she’s there now), so I was quite surprised and thrilled to see a box waiting for me on Monday.


Betty went above and beyond the minimum quantity and dimensions we agreed upon, and I love every single piece. It’s a very eclectic mix of fabrics that I’m certain I’ll use.

But the best part was the little something extra that she included with the fabric as a complete surprise.


Tied to the pile of fabrics was a stunning vintage necklace that I’ve already worn twice. I love it! It’s something I would have picked out myself.

Last night was supposed to be my Quilting III class at Joann Fabrics, but it got cancelled because I was the only one who signed up for it. I’m disappointed, but they transferred me to another class in May which starts the week after my knitting class. May is also my birthday and Mother’s Day, so it’s going to be a busy month.

Thanks to all of you who left comments in my last post about your design process. It’s interesting to me how everyone approaches the same basic task so differently.


Entry filed under: Family/friends, Things and stuff, Vintage/antiques.

Fought and won Saving grace

2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Jacquie  |  April 2, 2008 at 8:36 pm

    BettyNinja is fabulous. Not surprised she sent you such wonderful things. Really enjoying reading your blog. Have a great rest of the week!

  • 2. Betty  |  April 8, 2008 at 11:51 am

    Yeah!! I thought that would surprise you to receive it early. I was trying to get everything done before I left and I was able to stop by the post office. Please don’t feel like you need to send that much fabric. I am really trying to downsize in general. The fabric is very eclectic.

    the necklace looks great! cool photo. I always grab vintage jewelry at yard sales. I have so much I never get to wear it all!


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