Needless to stay, we had an inspiring and gleeful time digging into the bags. There were also many disrespectful moments when we looked at a piece of fabric and cringed...either at the gaudiness or the very polyester feel :P
But there were MANY pieces in there that ended up in the 'lots of potential' pile. So it looks like there will be PLENTY of garment sewing in my near future.
This is what I took home for myself:
And then there is this pile of vintage polyester fabric which I also took, with some reservation but thinking that I could have some use for them:
Dubious about these synthetics
Have not really thought about what I'd make...I'm just enjoying looking at them (the cottons mostly!) for now :)
Hurray for FREE FABRIC!