My husband is complaining that I spent “too much” on quilting fabric, but I say my stash is not that big. What do you think? How much is considered “a lot”?
Dear Small Stash,
According to the 2010 Quilting in America survey conducted by Quilts, Inc., the average quilter spends $219 per year on fabric. At about $9.90 per yard, that is just north of 22 yards per year. Sewfie thinks that’s totally reasonable and not “a lot”. That’s not even two fat quarters per week!
When you consider the average cost of a cup of coffee in the U.S. is $1.38, if DH got one cup of coffee every work day, he’d be outspending your fabric habit by more than 50%. Sewfie says, if you are guzzling down less than 22 yards per year, then you are the very picture of self control upon entering a fabric shop!Warm Stitches,
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