I've been SUCH a bad girl. :p
I was putting the newspapers on the sticks (our library hangs the daily newspapers on a rack) when I saw a large ad stating that my neighborhood Hancock's store, less than 5 miles from my house, is going out of business. EEEK! Everything in the store is at least 20% off, up to 40% off.
Did I resist temptation? Nooooooo. The damage was slightly over $120 for a LOT of fabric, and a tad over $50 for the notions you see in the pic:
I really DID need the new scissors, and had been wanting some with the cushy padded handles. I'll definitely use the 2 cans of basting spray and the sewing machine oil. The two big spools of thread are 800 meters each, the other four, 274 meters. I've been losing bobbins to Toby Monkeypaws, who fishes them out of my old bobbin box, (the cover was broken) then drops them on the floor, and swats them around. I'm hoping the new blue bobbin ring will be too difficult for my bobbin thief! The rest of my bobbins, the colors I don't normally use for quilting, will go in my new smaller bobbin box, with lid! The buttons were 40% off, and I'm very proud of limiting myself to only two packs. I'd been wanting an omnigrid that size for a while.
I also got just over 37 yards of material, all at least 20% off, some more. There was a two yard minimum, for fabric cut from the bolt. There's plain muslin, white on white and some other tone-on-tones, some Amish solids, and NO FQ, which will greatly expand my selections for borders and backings and background.
I was feeling REALLY quilty-guilty till I told myself that it averaged out to $3.25 per yard. Some people would spend that much on concert tickets for our big Memphis in May celebrations. This is just MY kind of entertainment... lol
And looking back at this post, I can rationalize my purchases pretty well, can't I? :)