Fabric acquisitions and giant pears

hmmm, fabric acquisitions, just a fancy term for buying more fabric?
Nope!
This gorgeous charm pack and tiny scissors was a present from my friend Stacy.
And this little bundle of reproduction prints was a present from my friend Lisa!  
I did buy the "muffin" packs (10 x fat 1/8s) from Threadbear at Castlemaine - because I don't really have any orange in my stash, let alone my reproduction stash.  But they look suspiciously gold in this photo.
Confession I did buy all these 30 cm cuts - also from our trip to Castlemaine!  I needed some bright yellow and strong greens.  The brick reds at the end were "just because" purchases ...a) I liked the print and b) they were on sale!  The soft green the other end wasn't on sale...but I had to have it!
And this my friends is my super sized home grown pear, all 742 grams of it - or for my American friends = 1 pound 10 oz!  My son took it to school for show and tell and it came home very bruised.  When I cut it up, it was all floury and not nice, which was disappointing as the rest of the crop has been lovely.
Happy quilting Sue.




7 comments:

  1. Nice stash enhancement! I really need to go to Threadbear.

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  2. Lovely "acquisitions". : )
    Wow, you know how to grow pears! My Dad's tree yields nothing like this!

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  3. Ohh beautiful acquisitions!

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  4. ooooh those acquisitions are delicious even if the giant pear wasn't
    Hugz

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  5. Oh, we all know about "just because". That's one super sized pear. Bummer that it wasn't that great inside. :0(

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  6. Nice acquisitions, I have some of my own today!

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  7. great fabrics.....love them all........bugger about the pear...........

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