Friday, April 13, 2012

A New Chair, and Something to Share


Have you seen this chair before?  I saw one just like it in Nancy’s Notions catalog a few months ago and was smitten.  Here is the link.  I double-dog-dare you to click on it.  The chair legs are brown instead of red, but I think it’s the same exact chair and it costs $220!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Did I use enough exclamation points???  I think a $220 chair deserves that many.

Guess what I paid…


Yes, only fifty bucks.  It was my lucky day at Joanns.  I usually pay cash for everything I buy, but I wrote a check that day since I didn’t have enough cash with me because I was only there to buy a $1 wooden birdhouse for my daughter to paint.  I remembered that the chair I saw in the catalog was over a hundred bucks, but I didn’t remember it was that expensive until I got home and looked it up.  This chair really livens up my sewing room and is very comfortable—the perfect height for a shorty.  Maybe your Joanns has one?  You might want to check it out for a deal like this!

And on to the share part.  I am giving away a copy of a book called I Love Patchwork.  If you haven’t seen the book before, you can check out the reviews here on Amazon.

To enter, simply tell me if your favorite new(-ish) line of fabric.  The author of the book, Rashida Coleman-Hale, has her first line of fabric called Washi.  I just purchased some and can’t wait to use it.  If you are a follower, you can have an extra entry!  The giveaway ends on Sunday, April 22nd and I will post the winner that night.  Open to international entries.


  1. I love the chair! Looks like something my Gram had thatwas magical to me as a child! I fancy the Curious Nature fabric-- it grew on me!

  2. Love your bargain! I'm out of touch with new lines of fabric, so I'll go with Blueberry crumbcake.

  3. I love your chair. Love it.

  4. What a bargain! I guess your girls like it too that the chair has a 'secret drawer', right? :-)

    I just got some 'Ruby' from Bonnie and Camille. I want to make a king size quilt for our bed from 'Ruby' and I am really waiting for Laurie Wisbrun‘s upcoming line 'Brrr!'. Polar bears have always been my favourite and polar bears with red and aqua = unbeatable.

  5. I love playing with my echo fabric and can't wait till the new Riley Blake Chevrons hits the stores. It looks fabulous!

  6. Great buy on the chair! My favorite fabric at the moment is Ruby, great giveaway!

  7. Loved your chair! I'm loving Joy by Kate Spain. I'm in the Xmas mood :)

  8. Thanks for doing this giveaway! :) My favorite line of fabric is Ruby.

    If I win, my email is grigory99 at yahoo dot com

    *crosses fingers*

  9. I just became your 83rd follower. :)

  10. I am so excited for you. Boy you got a GREAT bargin. Don't you love it. It was truly meant for you to have it. My favorite line of fabric right now is Pam Kitty Mornings. Thank you so much for a chance to when.

  11. What a bargain! I could do with a taller chair for quilting especially. Shame "my local" joann would be rather a long travel LOL.
    And that book looks awesome! I'm so glad you had a long date because as usual I'm way behind in my reading :)

  12. The chair is cute! I would spray paint the legs aqua!


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