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Stash Report November 4, 2012

Posted by Pam in KC in Uncategorized.
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Well, I did it.  I came up with a yardage figure for the shirts I purchased last month.  Let’s just say I won’t be breaking even on my  fabric usage vs purchase this year.   After I finished Checkerboard Plaids last week, all I did was stitch pieces of batting together.  The end result is I have 3 batts ready to go and more importantly all the batting contained again.

Here are the numbers.

Fabric Added Since Last Report: 64.5 yards (all recycled fabrics!)
Fabric Added to Date:  163.032 yards

Fabric Used Since Last Report: 5.33 yards
Fabric Used to Date: 83.818 yards

Net Used for the year -79.214 yards

Ugh.  On the other hand, I am looking forward to making more quilts with the recycled fabric.  See how others are faring with their stashes by following the links over at Patchwork Times.

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1. Dar in MO - November 4, 2012

You did what??? How did you determine the yardage from each shirt? I’ve recycled a few of my DH’s flannel shirts to use for big blocks as backings, but figured the yardage as a whole piece after the back was pieced together. I know this was not as accurate, but at least I could count it. Can’t wait to see what you make with your recycled fabrics.

2. Laura - November 4, 2012

You should get extra credit for using recycled fabrics. I’m impressed by your numbers.


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