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More Fabric....................40%, is a good deal or not?

Call me crazy.....okay, probably most people do.....but I just can't seem to pass up a 40% coupon at Joann's! IT IS, truely, crazy......because the discount only applies to non-sale items and most items in that store are on Sale. The items that aren't on sale are usually the ones that are way out of my budget anyway...........and yet........I can't help myself.

I'm beginning to wonder if I should start FBA (Fabric Buyers Anonymous). We could all meet at the discount fabric stores and train ourselves to pass up the 40% addiction. We could also meet at the library and educate ourselves on the benefits of shopping online.

My husband asked me last night why I couldn't find bargain fabric online. My only response was, "I can't feel or touch the fabric online!" I don't know....was that a lame excuse? I also told myself, "Self, you really can't coordinate colors online either." Again, is that just a cop-out?

Tell me fellow shoppers and shoppettes......do you have this same predicament? Is there a simple solution that seems to be escaping me? Maybe it's simple. Maybe all I need to do is stop checking my mail and stop reading my email. Or, maybe I should begin steps to improve my will-power.......OHHHHH, that could help in many areas of my life......and throw the flyers in the trash.

But, until I come up with a productive band-aid for my quandary Joann Fabrics will be a good stock option for the rest of you as I will be keeping them afloat.

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Comment by Angee Barbe on November 9, 2010 at 11:10am
I love that response Cheryl!!!! Yeah, me, my husband and my wallet were looking for reasons NOT to buy more................now I got a whole new set of reason to use 40% again.....................I'm on my way to check the mail!
Comment by Cheryl Valleroy on November 9, 2010 at 8:37am
LOL@ you Angee!! Fabric is better than candy -- it CANNOT make you fat! And it is sooooo pretty..and its a renewable resource!! AND.. the things you create with it are sooo functional and make people happy...

Oh wait.. you were looking for reasons NOT to buy fabric. Ok.. um..

uhhhh..

*looking at the ceiling *

*looking at floor*

*thinking hard*

I got nuthin.

:D :D My favorite online place right now is eQuilter.com.
Comment by Angee Barbe on November 9, 2010 at 6:29am
Thank you Hollie. I did not know that. Do you know which websites do that?
Comment by hollie on November 9, 2010 at 6:00am
im exactly the same my dear,but ive been using a few websites that offer to send samples of the fabrics before yuo buy.i think theres a small charge on most of these sites but if your going to be buying alot its probably worth it

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