Friday, April 27, 2007

More retail therapy!

Evidently I don't need the excuse of a crappy day to buy, buy, buy. Cause today was a wonderful day. I only worked half a day and my office all went to lunch. We were celebrating Administrative Professionals Day a few days late. But we were all able to be there today so we didn't mind the delay. :-)

Anyway. I really was headed home straight from the restaurant. Really I was. But my car had another destination in mind. It drove itself straight to JoAnns! And since I was there anyway and had $60 of their gift cards in my purse I figured I might as well go inside and see if maybe I could find a few nice white-on-white fabrics cause I'm REALLY low on those and with my upcoming fabric diet I wouldn't be able to get any for a month.

As you can see from the photo I was able to find a few nice whites. Got around 4 yards of each so I'll have enough to do the background for a few quilts from if I decided I want a co-ordinated background. And as you can also see a few other goodies followed me home too. :-) I just couldn't resist the FQ grouping. The ones in front are all FQs and the one across the top is 1/2 yard. Don't have any idea what I'm going to do with them but aren't they yummy? And I got a new magazine and a pack of rotary blades. Can't ever have too many of them and they were 40% off. And my gift cards covered almost the entire purchase. And now I should be set for my no-buy month. If my car will just quit driving me to fabric stores that is!


Melzie said...

Oh I love the polka dot/circlies and the green on green dragonflies :) Nice stuff Nancy! xoxo melzie

Carole said...

Well that's what happens when you put your car on auto pilot! ;o) Glad you were able to continue having a wonderful day! Enjoy!

anne bebbington said...

I think you got a very good haul for those gift certificates - anything acquired that way doesn't count as a purchase anyway! You certainly wouldn't have got a quarter of that for that amount of money on this side of the pond :o(

Becky said...

Hi Nancy!
As a Jo-Ann Store Manager I am thrilled you found your way to a Jo-Ann's. It is hard to resist all the gorgous fabric - ask my husband!~ lol Especially the new $8.99 calicos as they are so much more dense and the colors so rich!

QuiltingFitzy said...

Your vehicle's therapy appointment is scheduled for 5:15 Monday afternoon. Be there.

("What have you done today to make yourself feel proud?") Hmmm?

Susan H. said...

Okay, what prompted the magazine? Could it be the stack in whack.... Maybe the sampler quilt..... Wait I know, it was the organization tips!!!!!!!!

Love you

Pam said...

The dragonfly fabric certainly is yummy. That is a good amount of fabric and such for $60.00. And it doesn't really count if it is on points :))

I have to talk Canada into getting a JoAnns!