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Thread: Thrift Store Fabric

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    Super Member lisalovesquilting's Avatar
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    I shop thrift stores 2-3 times a year with my niece. She goes every month. A lot of you all on here post your fabric finds. So what do you do with these fabrics? Maybe I should go more often to see what I can find?

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    I make quilts with them!! Always wash them as soon as you get them home, you never know what sort of home they have been in.

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    I'm never lucky enough to find any craft items or fabric at the thrift stores. And I love your little doggie. Looks like my Missy I had.

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    I never seem to find any fabric for quilting Boo Hoo!! :D:D

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    I don't ever find any either. =(

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    Thrift stores in my area supply almost all of my quilting fabrics! Saves me a ton of money, and I always have on hand plenty of beautiful fabrics.. Also, friends give me whatever they run across, so I am truly blessed!

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    Oh, I do! I love to thrift shop. I don't just get fabrics, I get curtains, bed skirts, sheets, etc. and these can be cut up and made into quilts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cjomomma
    I make quilts with them!! Always wash them as soon as you get them home, you never know what sort of home they have been in.

    Same here. I found some at the thrift store yesterday 6 bags and nice pieces. Out of all the pieces that were in the bags only one piece had a cut in the fabric but I will cut it into a workable squares and make a quilt.

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    I dont seem to find much fabric either, but I find lots of quilting magazines!

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    I work at a thrift shop & we get alot of fabric in. There are a few quilters that come in every few days just to see whats out.There are alot of cotton mens/womens clothing that makes great fabric for quilts, you just have to poke around a bit, like a treasure hunt.

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