This time I decided to try a different approach. I didn't take a basket or a trolley at the entrance. I decided that I could only buy what I could juggle in one armload.
I found some cotton that co-ordinates perfectly with Stacey's fabric....
Now that I can use my overlocker, I can start collecting overlocker thread!
.....and I found these three fabrics. The blue floral is much prettier in real life....I found it in the remnants bin, 2 metres for $3. The middle one was on one of the special tables for $4 per metre. It's sort of a heavy weight cotton. The one on the right was $2 per metre from a different specials table.
So I managed to juggle 4 reels of cotton, 4 reels of overlocker thread, a folded up piece of fabric from the remnants bin, and 2 rolls of fabric in one armload....
Now I can spend my Friday night planning Stacey's apron...yippee!
I forgot to add.... Friday night is the best time to shop at my local Spotlight because there are hardly any customers and never any lines at the cutting desk.