Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Addiction 101


I hope that I have established that I have a serious addiction. I don't smoke, don't really drink (an occasional glass of wine, actually you need a drink after you see the prices of alcohol over here!!!), food is simple you need to eat so no addiction there. My drug of choice is fabric, in the past year I have acquired a great deal of it, I left my stash behind when we moved. It didn't amount to much and it was all really hold and yucky. So I took it upon my self to buy what I needed and then some. It doesn't help when people show off their stash on their blogs and the envy starts, fabric envy. Or you see a project that someone has completed and you just have to have the fabric and pattern. Some women like shoes or purses, I like fabric!!! Here is my recent purchase, no idea what I am going to do with these. From Free Spirit, Tanya Whelan Barefoot Roses. They were so gorgeous that I had to buy several yards of each and I have several yards that are backordered. I am looking forward to spring and these are seriously putting me in the mood. Maybe a table runner and then a quilt, I have the entire fat quarter collection as well so there is enough to make several quilts!! Farmer Boy is going to explode, I need to hide the credit card bill when it comes in LOL!!! He supports my hobby wholeheartedly and never asks how much and I want to keep it that way. We moved over here because it was his dream to come home and I simply point that out every now and again, this of course works a charm!!!!!! I have to go get some housework done, guests tonight (the paying kind, yipee). I have received a few questions from bloggers about the difference between living here and the US and recipes for Irish Foods. I am going to put together a few thoughts and give you all a low down. I will be gathering my thoughts while I clean 3 guest bathrooms, the most delightful part of my job!

5 comments:

Nicole said...

Oh, are those ever pretty fabrics! I would not have been able to resist either.

Janet said...

The fabrics are gorgeous!!!! Wow! I'd have flipped over them too!

Anna K. said...

First of all, LOVE the fabrics! Kinda girly, but not in a "gag me" kinda way...nice.
FYI- You have an award waiting for you on my blog. Stop by when you get the chance. (Somewhere in between cleaning bathrooms...)

Verry Sherry said...

Fabric envy, humpf! I think I suffer from a lack of fabric education, who's who and what's what. Give me a few months to put some coin in my piggy and I'll be back so you can 'learn' me!! As they say in Ireland--they do use it truly as English, versus 'teach'. Could that be correct? Or am I missing the joke?

Alanna said...

Hi Anne-Marie! Have really enjoyed reading your blog. The fabrics are beautiful.....have even made me think about quilting myself. Maybe just a little wall quilt to start? I've been checking out quilting sites looking for little wall projects.

Talk soon. Alanna