Calling all fabric hoarders!! Are you guilty of S.A.B.L.E. (Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy)? Have some extra fabric that you'd like to purge but you don't want to give it away? Well, start culling from the fabric herd now and get ready to convert that excess stash into cash (for buying more fabric of course).
Texstyles is going to host a super fabric and notions garage-style sale. Fabric, patterns, notions, sewing machines, dress forms - basically anything and everything sewing related. We're not the only group involved, Benson is getting in touch with local designers and the folks from the Austin Sewing Guild as well so we can all have a spring clean of our stashes. Sewing with Style will have a couple of tables set up where you can leave us with your stuff you would like to sell. I'll send out an email in about a week with details of how you can get the fabric/ notions to us and how we need to have everything labelled. The sale is actually going to be over two days - Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 12-6.
Sign up here if you think you're gonna have stuff to sell. Also let us know if you might be able to give us some of your time manning the table during the sale. We're going to try to keep the shifts down to 2-4 hours so no one has to sit out there all day.
So if you have stuff to sell: sign up here and start going through your stash. Think about the prices you'd like to get for things. Think about bundling smaller notions together. Measure the pieces you want to sell so you can label everything. And sign up below so I know how many people are going to want to sell and how many tables we're going to have to get. If you happen to have a folding table/ folding chairs we can borrow for the day that would be really helpful. UPDATE: In the files section of this group, here: http://www.meetup.com/sewingwithstyle/files/ you will find both a PDF and Microsoft Word version of the tags to use on your items for sale -- please use a tag on each piece you offer!
If you don't have stuff to sell: Come along to the sale and shop the stashes. If you have folding tables/ folding chairs we can borrow, let us know. If you can give us some time manning the sale that would be great too.