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Thread: Fabric stash

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    Super Member quiltmaker's Avatar
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    My minimum is always 2 yards and I go up from there. I have such a collection of fabrics that I've had for years and have found that when I didn't purchase at least 2 yards I would never have enough. I do buy collections that I love then whatever else suits my fancy (TOT, batiks, seasonal etc.) My feelings are if I have excess for a particular quilt it will then go to my stash for whatever might strike my imagination later on and I have never been disappointed.

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    Super Member Deb watkins's Avatar
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    Horseheads, NY 14845
    Quote Originally Posted by oma66
    I always buy 3 yards and if it is a fabric that I think is spectacular, I buy 5 yards so I can use it in more than one quilt. and...I usually still have more left over to make a scrappy quilt.
    This is pretty much my measurements as well. Most of my quilts are twin size - so this works out pretty well.

  3. #43
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    Oct 2010
    in my stash mostly
    I buy a yard, at least.

  4. #44
    Member KonaLinda's Avatar
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    Kailua-Kona Hawaii
    depends on the price. 1-3 or maybe 5!

    Quote Originally Posted by lorniki
    When you see a fabric that you love --just don't know how you would use it -- how much do you buy? I'm new at this and at first I was just buying fat quarters but it is not enough for some of my needs.

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