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Thread: foam boards for storing fabric

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    Senior Member Ccorazone's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by bfree View Post
    Thank you for this wonderful info. I did not like the idea of cutting a bunch of foam board. I will give your advice a try, using the comic boards.
    Use your rotary cutter, mat and straight edge ruler.

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    Senior Member jigs1354's Avatar
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    Hi Johans, I know this was a question last March so don't know if you found what you needed or not.
    My husband makes & sells the foam core boards, acid free, you can order any size you want from him just send me PM with questions. 50 to a set and very very inexpensive beside. He gives pricing on the sizes you need.
    what sizes were you looking for? I use the (4X6) for fat quarters and 2 1/2" strips the (6X9) are great for 1/2 yards. The next size is (10X6 1/2.) The next one is (10X15)

    Quote Originally Posted by johans View Post
    I've searched some on here, but now need to ask. Who is it on this forum that makes the foam core boards? I've been using Polar Notions (200 of them), and they're expensive -- but excellent. For my remaining stash -- those pieces that are 1/4 - 1/2 yard I'd like something more reasonable. I have a lot of them.
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    Senior Member Quilted Dogs's Avatar
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    Will have to check the dollar store for sure, I did just order 3 on Amazon, they were on sale for $11 so I will have 300, no way I will use all of them...haha
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    I worked at Michaels for many years, we always called the foam boards, "Foam Core", now I don't know if that is trade name or just what the frame shop called it. I know it they used the 1/8 inch sheets to mount counted cross stitch. I don't think they would use it on cross stitch if it wasn't acid free.

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