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  1. Lessons in fabric shopping

    by , 03-23-2014 at 08:31 PM
    Next time I must start with buying the key fabric. I started with buying what was on clearance and fit my concept and I realized that I still needed a specific leaf fabric, but now I needed it in a certain shade of green to make the color blend smoothly.

    So after a frustrating trip two two fabric stores that claim to be the biggest in the nation I realized I was hunting for a fabric that didn't exist and bought 3 cuts that blended the colors and while neither was perfect all three together ...

    by , 02-11-2014 at 01:11 AM (Marta's Blog)
    For all the fellows quilter of the board who like hunt fabric in theirs trips!!

    Here in Spain, quilting is not a traditional craft. Knitting, crocheting and embroidery are usual with strong traditional roots. Since 15 years ago the patchwork, as quilting is known here, is trendy. Shops, local and on-line, are settling but the notions and fabrics are expensive, imported.

    There aren't a lot of shops in the diferente cities of Spain, in Madrid (3 million pop.) are only 6 or ...

    Updated 02-11-2014 at 11:27 PM by tron80

  3. Cotton Thread Shortage?

    by , 11-23-2011 at 09:56 AM (annthreecats ~~~my blissful crafting journey~~~)
    I thought I would do some on-line shopping before Black Friday and get some more cotton thread for my collection. I just started using the cotton thread since I started quilting and my Bernina 1530 loves this brand of thread and I love my Bernina 1530, so it's all good. Until I started quilting I only had polyester thread in my collection and some of it is a little on the old side. Anyway, my favorite on-line retailer for thread was sold out of two of the shades of blue that I wanted, bummer. ...

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