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Thread: Hancock's of Paducah---anyone ordered from there?

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    Super Member Flying_V_Goddess's Avatar
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    Mar 2007
    I finally got my catalog from Hancock's of Paducah (I had forgotten I had requested one from them!) I just quickly looked through it, but I noticed they have a large selection of watercolor/blender batiks. Which is awesome because I want to use watercolor batiks in my Zelda stained glass wall hangings and each of them have at least 10 different colors so having these fabrics in one place makes my job of finding fabrics for these big projects a little easier (not easy searching for fabrics on dial-up).

    Now I'm just wondering if anyone has bought anything from Hancock's of Paducah before and got some good things to say about it.

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    Jul 2007
    northern New England
    Yes,yes, yes!! Super terrific, wonderful people, great merchandise, quick shipping, and all 'round best online fabric place I have ever dealt with. That's where your black came from...and gobs of other stuff, too. :oops:

    The only downside is the print catalog, like all print catalogs, can sometimes not acurately reproduce the fabric colors. I have found that if I compare the colors of what I want online, even if they are not exactly what the fabric truly is, they are all off by the same degree on my monitor. So if they look good together on screen, they will look good together in person, see what I mean? There is much more online than there is in the catalog (but it does take awhile to load their site on my dialup :evil: ).

    Happy hunting!

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    Member Quiltinsolitude's Avatar
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    Apr 2008
    Piqua, Ohio
    Goddess, suggest you go online at hancock's of paducah - they have batiks on sale currently :D

    I only know this because when we got the NEW snailmail catalog, some fabrics were no longer there . . .so I checked the online sales items . . .I don't use batiks, but I did see they are on sale.

    By the way, great place to order from!

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    Jan 2008
    I purchase fabric from them at least once a month and they are always timely and professional. My other go-to online companies are Shabby Fabrics and Fat Quarter Shop.

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    they have beauitful fabrics as you can see in the catolog ,also great service and very nice people to talk to if you place your order by phone

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    Mar 2008
    cleveland ohio
    SUre have they are quick.

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    Super Member beachlady's Avatar
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    Feb 2008
    I have an order with them right now and should get it soon. They usually are very quick and get my orders correct.

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    Senior Member triciasquilts's Avatar
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    Feb 2007
    Butte, MT
    I always order from them at least once a month. Like everyone else said, the orders are always correct and timely. I always check out what they have on sale-they have lots of great things!!!!

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    Jul 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    Okay... i have a question for everyone. You have all mentioned they are quick and timely.... what do you consider quick? Is it compared to other online fabric stores? I'm just asking b/c i ordered some fabric and a book two weeks ago from them and I just got it yesterday. Is that normal for fabric stores?

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    Maple Grove, MN (by way of GA, NC, PA, NC, AL!)
    Quote Originally Posted by Loretta
    Doesn't that catalog make you wish you were rich so you could order anything you wanted? Great book for dreaming!
    I call it my quilter's "porn" mag! My DH has his Cabela's catalog, I have Hancocks!

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