As my pastor often says "Confession is good for the soul, but bad for the reputation". Well, I've got a confession today. I have too much fabric. Way too much. So much I don't know/remember all that I have. That's not good. I've been in a cleaning/purging mode lately in the house, and when I was out looking through all (10 boxes or so) of fabric for 'whites' I realized I have too much fabric.
Now, let me say its not entirely my fault. When my mom died, I got her stash and added it to my stash, because I had already been apparel sewing. Add in a year or so of working at Jo-Ann's (can you say discount?) and then venturing into the quilting world, I have too much fabric.
So what?, you ask. Well, I think I've decided a couple of things.
One: Use stuff up. Part of this will be to churn out as many charity quilts as possible.
Two: Give away/donate what I'm not going to positively use. For example, I found a pre-printed crib accessories piece of fabric. I'm not interested in making them, and cutting them out for another project - probably not.
Three: Try really hard to not buy fabric unless it has a very specific purpose. I thought about saying I wouldn't buy any more fabric, but then I'd just be lying :).
So to that end - I have been 'stash busting' like crazy. Some random projects have been finished up. Like these stockings:
More stash busting projects coming up this week.