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Old 02-26-2013, 12:41 AM   #1
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Mine can't be the only one who doesn't have a clue how much fabric is in the house, is he? I cleaned out, purged and reorganized all my fabrics yesterday. I still came out with 5 12qt bins, 2 Sterilite 3 drawer carts, and two shelves in the laundry room cupboards. It's not that I hide it from him at all, he just doesn't have a clue. The carts are in my side of our bedroom closet. The bins are inside the laundry room cupboards with my other sewing stuff.

Please tell me I'm not the only fabric hoarder who's husband is totally out of the loop!
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Nope... I can't hide mine. DH calls my book shelves the "Walls of Fabric". He did tell me "You must have at least 50 yards!" Um... yeah... just 50... LOL! But I intend to not buy fabric at all this year. (Unless I sell fabric to fund it.... I seriously need to purge/par down.)
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:55 AM   #3
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Nope... I can't hide mine. DH calls my book shelves the "Walls of Fabric". He did tell me "You must have at least 50 yards!" Um... yeah... just 50... LOL! But I intend to not buy fabric at all this year. (Unless I sell fabric to fund it.... I seriously need to purge/par down.)
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There's no hiding mine from my DH either, although he is a TOTAL enabler. He goes fabric shopping with me routinely, and helps me pick out new prints for my store.
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There's no hiding mine from my DH either, although he is a TOTAL enabler. He goes fabric shopping with me routinely, and helps me pick out new prints for my store.
Since you asked.... (But these were taken in December? I have fleece and most of my vintage polyester in totes. And other random fabric I didn't have a place for. )


I know It's sideways. Most fabric is folded with a 6" wide ruler.

What do you think? 50 yds or so?
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There's no hiding mine from my DH either, although he is a TOTAL enabler. He goes fabric shopping with me routinely, and helps me pick out new prints for my store.
Mine's a geek...he's all into RenFest and always wants to take me to the fabric store to shop for garb supplies. I've also noticed that every once in a while, he'll offer to take me to the fabric store out of the blue, but then he suddenly remembers he needs to go to Home Depot too. That's ok...his favorite projects seem to be sewing tables and storage for my fabric and yarn so I'm good with that! <3 <3 <3
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My dh is clueless!! He knows I have fabric & several machines but he's not sure how much. Mine is kept in rubbermaids in the attic & basement. He did give a wth when I pulled out leftover easter dress fabric from our 16 yo when she was a preschooler to make a dress for our current preschooler.

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My DH had banded me from further craft related purchases (I really have my eye on one more major purchase . He says the sewing machine, serger, spinning wheel, loom and knitting machine (which he collective refers to as "jobies") is enough.

I saw a funny skit on quilt in a day where the wife is hiding bolts of fabric all over the house until the ceiling collapses covering the DH in fabric.
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yeah my dh has no clue nor does he want to know lol
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My DH knows...because he's the one who had to put up the shelves to house paper boxes full of my fabric (and he's the one to scrounge the boxes from work). I AM trying not to buy anything new, though, and just work through my stash.
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