Saturday, July 16, 2016

Here Piggy, Piggy

Val's Quilting Studio

Have you heard of Valerie's Challenge?  A Piggy Bank (any container will do) to save your change or spare bills to build up a savings for something quilty.  I missed out on the closing of last year's linky - never got my Piggy emptied.


I use one of my famous snack barrels (used for my scrap storage) and covered it with a cute house fabric.  It hides what is inside and I keep it on the rack with my other barrels.  This thing got filled half way - and then partially emptied.  Not only coins go in this, but spare bills and any quilt sales.  I hope to show you what I bought with that partial emptying money in a few weeks.

So the rest of the change and some bills and a weekend quilt sale are staying in here to start the new challenge.

Sewingly Yours,
Sharon 

6 comments:

  1. Congrats on the quilt sale and headstart on this years challenge!! I save my change for camping money. I change each big pile of coins into bills as the year goes by so I never know how much it was. Maybe this year I'll wait to change in the coins…

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  2. Can't wait to see what you treated yourself to, putting quilt sale money in there would make that grow faster and much bigger, I like that idea.

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  3. Hi Sharon....so glad you are continuing to save with us!! (An yes..looking forward to your reveal post next month...as YOU patiently wait) But the wait will be worth it!! :)V

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  4. Seed money is always good.
    Hugs

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  5. I have a piggy bank in a cabinet in my sewing table. I've used some of that money to purchase the more expensive vintage machines on my wish list.

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  6. I've joined the challenge, too, though since I've played the change game for decades it's more that I'm just going public with it.

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