Saturday, January 2, 2010


I don't know about you, but inspiration always seems to come for me when I cannot do a single thing about it.

In this particular instance, I broke one of my rules about the scrappy quilt I was working on and actually bought fabric for it. The charm pack (pre-cut 5" squares of fabric) I came into innocently enough. I was Christmas shopping for my mother-in-law at when I decided to look around for a coupon code. It turned out that by adding the cost of another charm pack to my order and bumping it up past $50 to activate the coupon, I would actually come out paying $3 less for my mother-in-law's gift and get a little gift for me. Really, it would have been stupid not to.

Then I went to JoAnn Fabrics where I had gotten a gift card for my birthday and fully planned on using everything that was left on it to buy supplies for something I was making for someone else. At the last minute I decided that it was my birthday money and I deserved something fun, just for me. I bought the fat quarter bundle in the little basket there. I am not sure what I am going to do with the patterned purple pieces that have no teal or green (or the six or seven charm squares that don't either for that matter), but I cannot wait to get back to this quilt...right now. Somehow I think I won't be so inspired once I'm finished with the diaper bag I have to make and have free time again.

1 comment:

  1. Good, I'm glad you bought something for yourself with your birthday money.

    Fabric...that reminds me, I've got to get a box in the mail.


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