A Stash may reveal…………….

So much. For example…….in 4 years, my taste/choices of fabrics have changed little. (I guess that’s why my stash is so very useful…as much today as it was when it came into being!! LOL!) Evidence of this was truly revealed to me when, a few moments ago, I was reading a comment left by Deb (of “A Simple Life Quilts”) on my post about the squishy package I received yesterday. She mentioned that the petal fabric was like the hydrangea  fabric that she still had in her stash from a while back. That reminded me of why these current buys looked familiar and appealed so much to me. Back in 2010 I made a quilt for my mom from the same line in the blue petal color-way!!!! See this post from last December where I used some of the leftovers for the cuff on a Christmas stocking I made for a gift for Leah…….yup……the same gal who will receive this next quilt!!!!!! So, off I went to dig through my stash totes once again and came up with the fabrics from that quilt gift of years ago (proof that I hang onto everything!)………001  Look familiar??? And here’s yesterday’s photo………..003

My recent purchase included the floral and green (top 2 on the right side) which are definitely the new line.

And, now, on to the cutting………………………………….

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About treadlemusic

A quilter who rides motorcycle, living on a small hobby farm in southeastern Minnesota. Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
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16 Responses to A Stash may reveal…………….

  1. 🙂 My stash has changed some but still carries my basic tendencies. The main change, probably, is it’s gotten somewhat larger (though still manageable) and a bit brighter and bolder. The main thing that’s the same is, it’s STILL FUN!!!

    😀

  2. Thread crazy says:

    Do you want to hear something strange…I do so remember selling that very fabric at the shop!! lol…However you make it – It’s going to be beautiful! Yes, I too hold onto scraps as you never know when they will come in handy.

  3. KerryCan says:

    Too funny! I guess you really know what you like and stick to it!

  4. I need to look in my mom’s house next time I’m there to see if she has her fabric box. That would include lots of scraps from all my high school sewing projects. I used to sew nearly all of my clothes and dresses for my grandma, too.

    My mom saves everything. So I’m sure this box of fabric is around.

  5. ivoryspring says:

    Those floral fabrics are gorgeous! Can’t wait to see your creation, and what blessed gal Leah is!!!

    Glad you liked my runners!

  6. Debbierose says:

    My stash is a real hotch potch and groupy at the same time. The hydrangea is gorgeous fabric – sure it will come together wonerfully

    • treadlemusic says:

      Well, I do have some odd ball fabrics, but generally my tastes run in 2 directions……..peach/rust shades and pink/rose shades so I manage to pull quite a bit together from all of it. Today’s color sense seems to break more of the traditional rules thereby opening up many more possible combinations. Love that!!!!!!

  7. debby says:

    Hmmm. I recognize some of those fabrics. Seems we have similar tastes in fabrics!

  8. Suzy says:

    As the saying goes: Everything old is new again… Either that or: Keep it long enough and it comes back into style! LOL :o)

    • treadlemusic says:

      Oooooo……that last is the reasoning I use as my closets and drawers fill to overflowing!!!! LOL!!!!! Truer words were never spoken!!!! Hugs……………..Doreen

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