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Thread: White fabrics

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    Super Member Buckeye Rose's Avatar
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    Is there a white fabric out there to buy that isn't see thru? I just hate seeing the seams from the back side, even after quilting. Is there a fix for this? Or is it just something that I have to live with?

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    Michael Miller's Frost fabrics are fabulous! The white is heavy and you can't see through it!

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    Kona cottons are heavier also. Some people love them, some hate them...not sure why.

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    If you put white batting underneath it is harder to see the seams. I just finished a donation quilt that had white and it didn't show unless you looked for it.:)

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    I hate the seams showing thru as well... If I have a situation that the seam will show thru , zi reall yowrk hard so that I can press the seams toward the other fabric.

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    White batting works great to hide the seems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beachbound
    Kona cottons are heavier also. Some people love them, some hate them...not sure why.
    This is what I was going to suggest as well. Not sure why anyone would hate them except maybe the price??? After they are washed they are no less soft/pliable than any other quilting fabrics - IMO.

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    I almost always use white on white fabrics if I am worrying about other fabrics showing. The extra little pattern seems to help hide the seams.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tartan
    I almost always use white on white fabrics if I am worrying about other fabrics showing. The extra little pattern seems to help hide the seams.
    I have the same problem with white-on-white fabrics being terribly thin. (How strong can the fabric be when it's so thin?)

    Can anyone suggest a good white-on-white?

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    I bought some Kona at JoAnn's that wasn't too bad. but most white fabrics aren't worth buying.

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