Thank you to everyone who came to our big quilter/crafter garage sale...or wished us well from afar, while drooling! We were a little slower on Saturday than Friday...there were several whole subdivision sales in the area with which to compete.
Ola and Mary were taking a little time to consolidate our many tubs of packaged fabric bundles, so I tried to take a picture of them.
Ouch! That wasn't very nice! (hee-hee-hee)
We donated the remaining fabric this morning to a church group in the area that is very active in making charity quilts for many local groups. We still have lots of books and patterns, some of Mary's beautiful finished wall hangings and table runners, and some notions, Barbies and Breyer horses to blend with the furniture and additional household stuff we are selling in this weekend's sub-wide garage sale, .
This weekend will be our big moving sale. Then we will be camping out in our house after another, smaller POD is filled (as we paint, clean carpets, etc. to get house ready for the market).
Here's what my garage looks like after we dragged everything inside after the sale yesterday.
Mary's grid wall covered with beautiful little quilts adds a touch of loveliness to the chaos of the garage. I have until Friday to get it straightened up and set up for the next sale!
We are leaving behind and selling some things I thought we would never part with, mostly furniture, but my parents' house is furnished and we are only taking a few pieces to round out our master bedroom suite and Riley's room. I will post pictures before the sale in case any of you are nearby and interested in furniture or fixtures.
Oh yes...we are definitely also taking my grand piano...that will be an odyssey in itself!
Steve and I wrestled this up the basement stairs this afternoon. OMG, I knew exercise would kill us...
It is fun to dream about a new quilt cave. I am not sure that will be the first thing established, but it is certainly at the top of MY list!
Once we get to Alabama, we will only have days to locate the boxes that Riley will need to move into the dorm at the U of Alabama...she starts college on August 19. We will leave Michigan for Alabama that first week of August, after she gets back from a school trip to Spain and France and then has a chance to say goodbye to all her friends.