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Thread: Best Black?

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    I want to make a quilt using a lot of black fabric. The quilt will get a lot of wear. I am looking for a high quality solid black. What's the best to use? Kona? Moda? Something else? I want something that is high quality and will retain its color.

    Thanks for your help!

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    I like to use Kona black fabric :D:D:D

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    Kona Black - the Jet Black.

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    I buy my black solids from Marshall Dry Goods or the Gohn Brothers (an Amish shop)

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    Moda black is the only black I will use. Their is a solid black and then there is a marble black. I have used both and have had no problems with bleeding with either one.

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    just make sure you buy enough. i have bought black on two different occasions {same store} only to find when i got it home it did NOT match the black i had.....all 100% cotton---
    makes me wonder...??? hhhmmmmm...

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    Quote Originally Posted by just_the_scraps_m'am
    just make sure you buy enough. i have bought black on two different occasions {same store} only to find when i got it home it did NOT match the black i had.....all 100% cotton---
    makes me wonder...??? hhhmmmmm...
    even though it's the same company and same label, it's probably different dye-lots.

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    Keepsake Quilting has an Amish black.

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    Quote Originally Posted by greensleeves
    Keepsake Quilting has an Amish black.
    alot less expensive at Gohn Brothers though

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    I like Moda black and think it is better quality than Kona IMHO. As mentioned, be sure to buy enough to make sure you have the same dye lot. Might check into buying a bolt to see if you can get a better price per yard.

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