15 Reasons to Buy More Fabric

“I don’t think I need any more fabric; I’ve got all that I need”… said no one ever! In case you need any motivation to go out and buy more fabric for your next sewing project (though we highly doubt that you do!), here are 15 reasons to help you support your case!

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30 Responses to “15 Reasons to Buy More Fabric”
  1. Vicki

    For my granddaughters, why buy store brought clothes, when I can make it better.
    For my granddaughters, I love to shop with them when pick out fabrics and patterns.
    For my granddaughters, when trying on the clothes for a fitting, to see their eyes light up and the smile on their faces.
    For my granddaughters, to hear them say my Nana make it.
    For ME, I stand proud and happy that my granddaughter at the ages 5 and 3 think I am SuperNana. (This SuperNana has 6 or is that 7 no 9 outfits in the wing to be sewed. Does anyone know where my coupons to Joann, Hancock and Hobby Lobby are? I forgot where I put them.) need more fabric!!!!

  2. robin

    I’m saving for the future. I’ll be able to keep warm and clothe my entire family (including the men and grandchildren) in case of another depression or the kids can sell it at an estate sale and watch the catfights !

  3. Jennie

    Because I might have a slight hoarding problem, if I buy only these 5 pieces of fabric it’ll show that I’m not a hoarder because I didn’t buy out the store. I’ll wait until later to do that.

  4. Deanna

    Isn’t picking out the fabric half the fun. It is an art. Therefore, buying fabric is a hobby. Who cares if it never serves another purpose.

  5. BETTY

    Because you can always use the fabric to make skirts, and summer halter dresses for poor children in other country that is what I do.

    • JOY

      They can only make so many of a design.
      Prices of fabric only do up; so I will save a lot in the end.
      I live far away and the cost of gas and maybe tolls make it cheaper to buy now instead of more trips to the shop. AND SAVE ME THE TIME/a day to go buy more.
      As my husband says jokingly “It will keep me out of the bars1”. I must use it if I buy it -RIGHT!!!

  6. Angelia

    I know it is really rare but…..Because My Husband Told Me To!!!! (Ok, so, what he said was go by yourself something nice to wear)…..well, it will be eventually!!

  7. Janet F.

    There are those who collect clocks, tin soldiers, anything….at least MY collection has the prospect of being useful.

  8. Pat Bigbie

    My favorite excuse…”But dear, you have bought a lot of guns and you don’t use them everyday either” lol

  9. MissBirda

    So when I die my DIL’s can fight for who gets what and so my son’s can have more to complain about their ko.!!

  10. Leah Ann Johnson

    My Walmart fabric department was closed out because some ignorant CEO from the east coast decided that no one was a seamstress in the midwest so he had all the stores pull their fabric deats.. what a mistake.. I bought amy yards of fabric for quilts I was some of it I got at give away prices.. about 3 yrs ago they put back in a smaller section but they got some of it back.. was I happy… I still have yards of fabric stored in a closet… this and one other small store carry some fabric.. it helps those of us who cant drive to the nearest JoAnna;s ….