My little town of Fallbrook doesn't have very many thrift stores...just a few non profit thrift stores who's proceeds go back into the community. I love to meander through these little stores when I'm out running errands and I have a few minutes to spare.
Recently I was in one of these thrift stores digging through a box of thread and zippers when one of the ladies that worked there approached and asked if I sewed. "Oh I love to sew" I answered.
She informed me that they had just received several boxes of fabric in the back and asked if I wanted to dig through them. I guess the more I buy, the less they have to go through and price.
Wow, there were 4 big boxes of fabric and sewing stuff! I think my heart actually skipped a beat I was so excited!
I walked away with 2 HUGE bags of fabric. All for $9.00.
They are all wonderful fabrics and I have future plans for most of them, but this is the one that really stuck out in my mind and had me excited to get home and start sewing!
Isn't it wonderful?!
It reminds me of some of the fabrics you see in the Ballard Designs catalog for $25.00 a yard.
There was a little over a yard of it and after I averaged it out with the rest of the fabric that day, I think it cost me less than $1.00.
NOW THAT'S A SCORE!!!!
It just so happens that this is one of the colors my good friend Donnella is looking to incorporate into her patio.
Although this is not an outdoor fabric, there is no reason it won't work for a few throw pillows for her outdoor furniture.
So off to my workroom I go!
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