Sunday, October 22, 2006

Loot from MaryJo's in Gastonia

It would have been un-fibrous of me to bypass MaryJo's on my drive back from New York. It was a convenient pit stop for me and the car. Fiber addicts will admire my restraint. I only bought a few yards of some specific colors to complete a project, a few yards of an astounding fabric telling myself I'll use it for backing (sure I will) and then there was a box of remnants - 1 yard cuts of black cotton for .99 each. Did someone tell them I was coming?? Here is part of one of them discharged. I may never wash dishes with the stuff again.

6 comments:

  1. Thank you for stopping by my blog. I am so jealous that you live in an area that the hummingbirds pass through while migrating.
    Also, I love MaryJo's. Two of my sons live in Charlotte, so it is a common stomping ground for me. It's overwhelming... but fun. It's also a little out of the way for a return trip from NY isn't it?????

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  2. that's way too awesome

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  3. "Un-fibrous"------love it, great description! :}

    *that* piece is pretty cool!

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  4. How come I never think of great designs like that when I'm discharging?

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  5. Cool discharge design. It looks a little bit like turkeys to me, but I'm sure that's not what you intended!

    It's about time for another trip up to Mary Jo's for me.

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  6. Trying to explain that I had bought dishwasher liquid detergent instead of tablets to try some discharge 'dyeing' was tricky.It seems the logic of removing the colour I had previously put *on* to the fabric completely escapes my husband. So I blamed you :)

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