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Thread: Strips, flowers, big and small, geometrics ?

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    Junior Member merridancer's Avatar
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    What kind of prints do you like? Buying for my new store starts tomorrow, so tell me what you like and what you have trouble finding.

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    Super Member thequilterslink's Avatar
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    the new fairy frosts are great, really pretty colors.
    i like to shop the stores that have a good selection of a variety of fabrics, re: 30's, moda's, thimbleberries, etc. One of our local stores is 90% Thimbleberries, nice store, but not enough variety. fabric lines are really great for people who have trouble putting quilts together.

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    Don't forget blenders--solids and marbled fabrics. Small prints that go with eye-catching large prints.

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    Prints with a lot of contrast for OBW's I prefer prints without animals or people in them...sometimes the body parts can look a little disconcerting in the blocks LOL

    Just a suggestion... it is ever so helpful to have a measuring device in the picture with the fabric to be able to get a true look at the size of the prints, stripes, etc. :D:D:D

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    I agree with Pat and Pups - solids and fabrics that read as solid are important. I know a quilt shop owner has told me she doesn't like to carry them, but I would say at least 50% of my quilt shop purchases fall into that category, and definitely all of my larger-yardage purchases.

    And I really love the contemporary stylized florals, and batiks.

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    Junior Member merridancer's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by amma
    Prints with a lot of contrast for OBW's I prefer prints without animals or people in them...sometimes the body parts can look a little disconcerting in the blocks LOL

    Just a suggestion... it is ever so helpful to have a measuring device in the picture with the fabric to be able to get a true look at the size of the prints, stripes, etc. :D:D:D
    Oh, thanks, the ruler is a great idea !!!!

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    Lots of variety in print sizes, types, colors! Try to find something for everyone! I rarely buy solids, but often buy tonals - love fusions and marbles. One place I shop has mainly Civil War and 1930's fabric. I don't really care for either, so it's usually just the basics for me when I shop there. I have a variety in my stash, but do gravitate towards the brights.

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    I like all kinds of florals.

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    I love Florals!!! Orientals are my new "fav" for collecting.

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    Will you also be selling online?

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