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    Hi all, I stopped in at Big Lots tonite for a coffee pot and decided to look around and guess what I found !!!!! FQ's yes that's right the had a big stack of fat quarters like the one Joann's has. Well, naturally I bought 5 of them (they were $1.00 each) I'll open them tomorrow and let you know if they're worth looking for. Just thought I'd share.

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    My Big Lots doesn't have them. Same manufacturer as JoAnnes? If so, I think I'd pass as I don't like the quality of the ones at Joannes.

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    We don't have Big Lots!

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    It's amazing where you will find fabric.

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    Oh, wow!!! I'll have to check out Big Lots on Monday!!!!!
    I bought a 3" deep, 14" fry pan with glass lid for $15.00. I REALLY like it! And the price is GREAT!

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    Woo Hoo!!! I can't wait to hear how you like the fabric :D:D:D

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    Not all the fabric at Joannes is bad, you just have to be careful when you are buying it. Just my opinion.

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    In what section did you find the FQ's?

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    Quote Originally Posted by judylg
    Not all the fabric at Joannes is bad, you just have to be careful when you are buying it. Just my opinion.
    I didn't say that. I said the fat quarter brand they carry is of lower quality IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Candace
    Quote Originally Posted by judylg
    Not all the fabric at Joannes is bad, you just have to be careful when you are buying it. Just my opinion.
    I didn't say that. I said the fat quarter brand they carry is of lower quality IMO.
    I agree. I have gotten some horrible FQ's @ JoAnne's and refuse to buy any more. However, have gotten some decent fabric off the bolts.

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    I think you have to be careful anywhere you shop for fabric. Most often you will find a variety of quality ranging from very nice to not so hot, although the LQS's I've been to seem to have a lot more of the 'very nice' than is usual in any of the chain stores.

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    I have purchased some fat quarter Bundles from JoAnn's that I discovered were fabrics by Hoffman, Kona Bay and Timeless Treasures. They were top notch fabrics not the normal flat fatquarter you see. There were like 5 in a package, found them both in Florida and Tennessee..

    I will have to check out Big Lots here and see if they have them.

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    Looks like I need to make a trip to Big Lots. I love to shop there anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terryl
    Hi all, I stopped in at Big Lots tonite for a coffee pot and decided to look around and guess what I found !!!!! FQ's yes that's right the had a big stack of fat quarters like the one Joann's has. Well, naturally I bought 5 of them (they were $1.00 each) I'll open them tomorrow and let you know if they're worth looking for. Just thought I'd share.
    Hey my daughter and I was in Big Lots last Sunday, just looking around and lo and behold I found the same fat quarters. Only I bought 10. Haven't opened mine up either. But for a 1.00, I can use them for anything, right? They were pretty to look at anyway.

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    Oh I'll have to look we have two of them in my town.


    Blessings, Ruth

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    Whaaaat?? I'm off to Big Lots tomorrow morning.
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    WOW....big lots has fabric! I have to go check that out. I have 2 of them near buy about a half hour away.

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    Just an FYI, if these are from the same manufacturers that Joanne's carries. The ones at Joanne's go on sale (I think) Tues. for $1.

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    I got a chance to go to Big Lots today, and they had a goodly stack of FQs.
    Here is what they look like:
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    Those are really pretty prints! Has anyone felt them yet, are they nice quality? I have bought some from JoAnns that were nice and thick, great fabric, and a few that were thin and not so nice! Its just hard to tell the quality when they are wrapped up like this!

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    I love Big Lots!

    I buy NICE scrapbook stuff there all the time. They get tons of the big, brand name stuff in. Granted its last years or last season's but that doesn't bother me.

    I'm going to have to go check it out!

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    I was at our Big Lots yesterday, but didn't see fabric. What section of the store was it?

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    They were in with the tiny craft section, not real visible, sort of up on a shelf (they don't know from FQs) so I got them all down and put in stacks and chose which ones I wanted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cjomomma
    Looks like I need to make a trip to Big Lots. I love to shop there anyway.
    Me too. But I have never found fabric in ours....

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    Quote Originally Posted by np3
    But I have never found fabric in ours....
    This is definitely new at our store, no longer than a week at the most.

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