Friday, 14 October 2011

MIA...

I've just returned from eight days spent in Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland. I had good intentions of scheduling a few blog posts before I left, but time ran out. We had a lovely time; lots of walking and lots of relaxing.

I did keep up with reading my favourite blogs and I even managed to write up one non-sewing related post. Time also permitted me to find and comment on some wonderful new blogs.











When we arrived home, I was very pleased to find a parcel of fabric in the post... yay!!! What a nice surprise to come home to. It was the fabric I ordered with the $25 Shabby Fabrics Gift Certicicate I won last month from Amy, at Diary of a Quilter.



I have to admit, though, that I didn't stop at spending $25. I don't have a lot of willpower when it comes to purchasing fabric. It's not as if I need more fabric.

Last month I took part in Stashbusting September and I was really pleased I did, as it most definitely curbed my fabric shopping for the month. Perhaps I need Stashbusting October, November and December.

For my recent birthday, Mr TMW gave me some gift vouchers for one of our craft/fabric stores. This means I'll be able to shop guilt free for fabric!!!

It's Think Tank Thursday, so tell me, are you a fabric-a-holic like me, or do you have willpower?

7 comments:

  1. I think any sew-aholic would be in total denial if they said they can avoid the temptation of (what I like to call)fabric hoarding! But in saying that I avoided temptation in spotlight the other day ... I went in to buy a rug and came out with a rug, shower curtain and a new hot glue gun ... but NO fabric!!! Yay me! lol.

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  2. Love Brisbane! My parents live just north of Brissy. Lovely new fabrics. We recently won 3rd div in Tatts so I have a little bit of fabric money coming my way - yay!!

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  3. New Follower from Finding New Friends Blog Hop. Hoping you will follow back! =0)
    My Crazy Life

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  4. I have no willpower when it comes to bargain fabric. It's unfortunate because that means I have yards and yards of less desirable fabric. I mean there's a good reason why some fabric goes on clearance--it's ugly!
    Happy belated birthday Pam! Best wishes!

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  5. Love your fabric choices and I know how it is with fabric stashing :)
    Thanks for visiting and your nice comments!

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  6. I've been mildly successful maybe. I won't lie, I didn't have much of a stash when I started quilting and now I have a bit more, lol. I try hard to bust through it as fast as I can, though! I like the new prints :D

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  7. Fabric-a-holic. In fact, for future Thursday Think Tank's my goal is to think tank projects with fabric I already own. I have to get through this fabric otherwise I can't justify buying more!!!

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