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#1 cookiejar

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Posted 06 August 2007 - 01:31 PM

FABRIC INTERVENTION:

If you have more than 5 bins of cloth that you have not opened in 6 months
2 years?
5?

If you have enough bins to recreate a WW2 Pillbox Machine Gun nest on Your Lawn

If you consider that a *viable* excuse to get more fabric bins

If you *hide* your Fabric purchases from your loved ones because they *wouldn't understand/might get upset

If passing the Sewing Notions aisle makes you quiver

If your not even sure how many patterns you actually own

You go ballistic if someone uses your good scissors

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Posted 06 August 2007 - 02:26 PM

I'm ok - about 3 bins of cloth and I do go through it twice a year. No more purchases till I use what I have. No hiding fabric, but look out next year when I have some spare time!
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Posted 06 August 2007 - 03:06 PM

I'm okay on fabric, it gets used constantly - it's Halloween and cake decorating stuff I go mad for. All year, any store --mine mine MINE!!!

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Posted 06 August 2007 - 04:31 PM

It used to be candles and oil lamp fuel. I drool over every add for firewood, but now it is canning jars.

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Posted 06 August 2007 - 05:25 PM

lol No fair! I just got my fabric.. I cant be a fabric-aholic yet!!!

(the scissor one has got me pegged though)

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Posted 09 August 2007 - 01:47 PM

Uh oh.
I like to just carress my fabric. I've got a few yards of Amy Butler and just looking at it makes me happy. And I know it's wrong, but I do hide fabric. I don't think he'd care but I'm content living in denial. I just got some sock monkey fabric, but at least I've already cut it.
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Posted 10 August 2007 - 01:39 PM

Guilty on all counts. shrug

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Posted 10 August 2007 - 02:47 PM

I do NOT hide my fabric! It's just under the bed for insulation!

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Posted 10 August 2007 - 08:05 PM

Originally Posted By: cookiejar


If passing the Sewing Notions aisle makes you quiver



OH BABY!!!! rofl

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Posted 14 August 2007 - 02:40 PM

went to fabric store yesterday for some thread. Came out with $100.00 worth of fabric and supplies I use all the time. Guilty of all the above. One might think fabric is hidden but not if I know where it is. Sissors guilty even my 3 yr old grandson knows not to get anything off my sewing table. He told on his mama over the weekend for just picking up my sissors. He is trained WELL. busted
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Posted 14 August 2007 - 02:50 PM

cloud9 Fabric!! AHHH cloud9 Okay...so I have a whole room devoted to fabric...

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Posted 14 August 2007 - 04:55 PM

Yep thats me. 4 rubbermaid lugs plus bags full. The lady in fabrics laughs everytime she sees me coming. I've told her how much I have!

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Posted 14 August 2007 - 05:34 PM

**Cat quickly hides the latest stash of Wal-Mart remnants behind her back...**


Addiction? whistling




What addiction??? shrug




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Posted 14 August 2007 - 05:51 PM

Originally Posted By: quiltys41
cloud9 Fabric!! AHHH cloud9 Okay...so I have a whole room devoted to fabric...

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A room???

I'm not sure they HAVE Intervention teams for that level of addiction. rofl


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Posted 18 August 2007 - 11:36 PM

busted I have far too many addictions and I don't know if it's good for me to be hanging out with all of you, especially when you make me admit my addictions. rofl

I have bins and boxes of fabric. Some, I haven't seen in a long time.
I have good scissors that I have written "Good" or "Cloth" with a Sharpy but my husband uses them anyway. furious

I buy more fabric every chance I get, even though I have very little time to do anything with it. I keep saying "some day, I will have time to do something with this" and I buy it anyway.

All I can say is that I'm glad that I'm not alone with this addiction. grouphug2

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Posted 18 August 2007 - 11:45 PM

LivingSimple you are not the only guilty party! Yes cat I too hide the scrap that cost 10 cents at wal-mart. And Melissa if you do not hide that sock monkey material good enough.............., well don't come to my house. That is too adorable.

ME?!? Oh my! bags and boxes and totes and owner of at least 4 sewing machines(electric) and one treadle.

NO....I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM!!



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Posted 19 August 2007 - 02:12 AM

Originally Posted By: cookiejar
Originally Posted By: quiltys41
cloud9 Fabric!! AHHH cloud9 Okay...so I have a whole room devoted to fabric...

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A room???

I'm not sure they HAVE Intervention teams for that level of addiction. rofl


You mean you can keep all yours in one room?
Lets see Michael has some bins and boxes in his office/craft room, Then there is some on shelves in the pantry, some more totes in the hallway going to the cellar, lots in boxes in the store room, then some more under the train table and then there are the boxes in the bedroom.Then and next to the craft table is Boxes of things he is working on now?
The bad part is if he is working on something and needs a bit of this or that . . . He KNOWS WHERE IT IS!
and we are NOT going to talk about all the Quilt books He has!
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Posted 19 August 2007 - 05:32 AM

what are you all talking about?

you mean you have an addiction to fabric?

you people are sick!


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Posted 19 August 2007 - 10:17 AM

LOL! Brook, how much fabric do YOU have??


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what are you all talking about?

you mean you have an addiction to fabric?

you people are sick!


#20 Leah

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Posted 19 August 2007 - 01:00 PM

'Train table?' MODEL train table? Electric trains?! ...take deep breath, calm down, she probably means something different...

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