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Yardage Sale 2010: In Pictures

SUNNY DAYS: The weather was gorgeous and the bargains abundant at the 15th annual More Than Just a Yardage Sale. Click the YARDAGE SALE tab above, or the picture below, to see more photos from the 2010 Sale. If you would like to learn more about the Yarn Bombers installation, visit the Fibre Person blog where you’ll find more photos and information about the project.

More Than Just a Yardage Sale 2010

EARLY BIRDS: Yardage Sale veterans know you have to arrive early to get the best selection

WHO | WHAT | WHERE: Signs depict what's available at the Yardage Sale and how to calculate bargains

Yardage Sale 2010

PRECIOUS CARGO: Dozens of bags and boxes of fabrics, beads, yarns and more were transported from the workroom at 401 Richmond St. W. to the Museum; 100 Volunteers, helpers and Museum staff helped before and during the two-day Sale

Yardage Sale 2010

BARGAINS GALORE: Digging for fabrics in the main tent

Yardage Sale 2010

BUNDLED UP: Prior to the Sale, Volunteers pre-measure, bundle and price most fabrics

Yardage Sale 2010

ATRIUM: Decorator and quilting fabrics were sold in the atrium just outside the Museum entrance

Yardage Sale 2010

YARN BOMBERS: A group of local Yarn Bombers worked with the Museum to decorate bike racks and a planter located just outside the Museum entrance on Centre Avenue. For more on the creation and installation, visit

Yardage Sale 2010

YARN BOMBERS: A bouquet for the bike rack

Yardage Sale 2010

YARN BOMBERS: Hats off to a great installation

Yardage Sale 2010

YARN BOMBERS: Whimsical and sweet

About Strand News

Strand News is the online meeting place for members of the Volunteer Association of the Textile Museum of Canada. Our annual fundraisers, including the Textile Bazaar, support Museum programs and exhibitions.

One comment on “Yardage Sale 2010: In Pictures

  1. arlette
    June 27, 2010

    I was not there this year, and I was glad to see those terrific pictures.
    I never miss helping out at the sale, and always enjoy doing it.
    I look forward to next one!


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