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« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2005 12:23:09 PM »

The salvation Army is no longer in Carlsbad. But there is a C.A.R.C. farm place that is great to buy cheap , used clothes. Also the Cat's Meow.
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« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2006 05:33:32 PM »

Why does everyone live in alb or sf???

in ruidoso i recommend the pink ladies aux thrift, and the humane society too. first baptist church in the downs is getting there, but one of the ladies brings her dog. i LOVE dogs, but I don't want someone else's dog germs on my stuff. I have enough dog germs of my own to deal with!!

anyway, I just wanted to get rui on the map!!
pm me if you are ever in the area!!!
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« Reply #12 on: March 18, 2006 09:01:33 AM »

Yay ABQ/NM representing! Um I nearly always go to Thrift Town, they are really clean and orginaized (by size than color) and I got a $50 pair of pants with tags still on them for $5.95 there once so i will always love them for that. I agree that Buffalo Exchange is not the place to buy stuff you are going to rip up, but you can find some snazzy deals there... sometimes. I never go to Goodwill because all of their stuff is a bit pricey... Saver's is too but I will go there in a pinch because it is a lot closer to my house than thrift town... There is also a Family Thrift on Juan Tabo (1201 Juan Tabo NE, 87111) you can find some deals there, although it is a bit unorganized. But yay for Thrift Stores and yay for ABQ/NM!
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« Reply #13 on: June 10, 2006 12:00:03 PM »

I have a national directory of thrift stores. I hope this helps..

http://www.thethriftshopper.com
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Don't forget to look in your local thrift stores for your crafting supplies. Please check out my national directory of thrift stores at www.TheThriftShopper.Com for your shopping convenience.
mwquilt
« Reply #14 on: April 13, 2007 10:01:11 AM »

this is a great thread. I am hoping to visit NM this year, and will be on a limited budget for spending, but I love to find stuff I can recycle to use in my crazy quilting, quilting or atc's/mixed media
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« Reply #15 on: May 03, 2007 07:33:07 PM »

Missed some in Alamogordo.

We have a few:
Zia's 816 9th St
King's Treasure (my fav!) 1500 N White Sands Blvd
Community Connection 1 700 1st St
Community Connection 2 Also on 1st, not sure of #
Days Gone By 818 Highway 70 W
Father James B Hay 1640 N White Sands Blvd
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shootingstar
« Reply #16 on: June 17, 2008 04:47:59 PM »

Thrift stores in Farmington:

The ARC
200 W Broadway
Farmington, NM 87401  (supports developmentally disabled people)

The Humane Society Thrift Store
215 W Main
Farmington, NM 87401

Pearls For Pennies
305 W. Broadway
Farmington,NM 87401

Goodwill is opening soon...
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« Reply #17 on: July 04, 2008 02:47:53 PM »

Animal humane in Albuquerque also has a thrift store. Theres also one on san mateo called safe house it's for battered women. Theres a ton of small thrift stores in abq if you just look around. The big ones like savers and goodwill mark their prices up alot but if you ask sometimes they'll lower the price. My girlfriend talked a savers manager into lowering the price of a dresser by $20 so it's do-able. It would be cool to start a local craft group though. I would be down to join.
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