I have an auction happening here on the blog. Check it out at HERE. I have vintage quilts, quilt tops and linens up for sale. The auction ends Monday at 5pm Central time.
With all the cleaning I’ve been doing in my sewing room one would think I could pass up the fabric at the thrift store….um. Nope. I couldn’t do it. I just couldn’t.
Kalissa and Carver were with me. Kalissa has read the book How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind by Dana K. White that I’ve been raving about. As I was digging through the fabric, Kalissa said to me…”Really Mom…do you really want to bring that into your house?” She was teasing me…but right then and there I decided that even though I want less in my sewing room doesn’t mean I have to quit supporting charities. So I dug…
…and I found this small quilt top. It was $5. The blocks are super scrappy. I’ll happily pass this on to a charity. I couldn’t see it sit there when it could be doing some good.
I bought this table runner. It’s not quilted or bound. I bought this as I’m often asked for a donation to give and this could quickly be finished up and donated without me having to put a lot of time into it. This was more expensive than usual…$8 but I figured it could save me a lot of time.
I also found this….again, $8….
I opened them up to find these…Yep, I took them home too. I’ll happily pass them on to a charity as well. They are cute and would make a quick donation quilt.
These blocks have to be laid out this way. I tried to lay them all horizontally but then the seams don’t match up. This way there was no worry as there are no matching seams.
AH >>> but why are there only 19 blocks?? One more almost needs to be made so that there are are 20 blocks for a 4 x 5 setting. This could be why they were donated. The person petered out and didn’t have the 20th block in them!! I think we’ve all been there.
I bought two pieces of fabric too. In all those great half finished projects I got, there was very little fabric. That surprised me. Typically when someone cleans out their sewing room there is lots of both….but someone could have came through and bought much of the fabric.
If you’re interested in both of the scrappy projects above for baby quilts for your charity drop me a note. Let me know about your charity and I’ll pass them on. You’ll need to send back pictures of the finished project and let me know where it was donated to. Here’s my email… firstname.lastname@example.org.
It was a fun thrifty day….