Every few years I realize I have reached SABLE status: Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy. So I de-stash a LOT and get rid of as much as I am willing to part with at this moment in time.
That big sale is happening in my home Thursday-Saturday January 13-15, 2022, 10-4. All local quilters in both local guilds have been invited. Those who have attended my sales in the past wouldn't miss it. Lots of great stuff, cheap. If you follow my blog and live within easy driving distance, you should COME! If you don't have my address, contact me--if you're a quilter and I know you or someone you know, you are invited. Here is some of it:
Usually something precipitates this "urge to purge stuff". This time it was the addition of a large Ring Light at the place where I do my videos and LIVE broadcasts for The Quilt Show.
When I saw the interview I did with Alex Anderson a few weeks ago, it was clear her lighting was much better than mine. Jump to about 9 minutes and you'll see what I mean:
My sons are "in the business", one is a professional photographer, one a professional videographer. I asked for their advice and each bought me a ring light as a Christmas gift.
The large 18" one on an extendable pole stand was great. BUT--the legs of the pole stand had to go on the floor, not my sewing machine cabinet, and that floor was FULL of boxes. I knew those boxes had to move and one little job starts an avalanche...