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Thread: How do you store your really long lengths of fabric?

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    How do you store your really long lengths of fabric?

    How do you store your longer lengths of fabric - over six yards up to 12 yards or so?

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    I store my fabrics in excess of 3 yards are kept on bolts from the store. I have shelves in my closet and they ares shelved according to how much is on them. I can post a picture if you are intersted.
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    I store my extra long lengths the same as jrhboxers.

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    I roll mine on comic boards. I have very few that are more than that and they are rolled as if they were on the store boards.
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    I don't purchase much fabric over 3-4 yards & do not have access to a closet in my sewing room. I keep them on the bolt as others have mentioned. If for some reason I don't have access to bolts, I have kept them in clear tub containers to prevent dust or damage when stored for long periods of time.
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    ​2 or less go on my mini bolts but more then that are stored on the store fabric bolts. I can pick them up free at my LQS.

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    Our larger cuts are stored on Polar Notions boards or on the bolts they came on.

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    My longer lengths of fabric are on acid free foam boards cut about the same size as the cardboard bolts in the stores. They're not as thick and work great.

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    Has anyone thought to use shipping tubes, or the tubes that upholstery fabric comes on? Would that work?

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    I store mine the same as jrhboxers. I roll it on a bolt and store on the top shelf of my sewing room closet.

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