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Old 05-24-2021, 09:28 AM
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Since I seem to use so much black fabric, I'm considering buy a bolt if I can find it reasonable. Has anyone done this and where would be my best place to go?

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Old 05-24-2021, 09:41 AM
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I've bought bolt amounts from Fabric.com. Kona Black 15-24 yard $5.72/yd.
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Old 05-24-2021, 09:48 AM
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I buy all my Moda Bella solids from Green Fairy Quilts. I haven't purchased a full bolt (only yardage cuts), buooks like they have pricing by the bolt as well. Green Fairy Quilts Bella Solids
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Old 05-24-2021, 09:56 AM
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I've bought 108" wide backing, 15 yards for around $40 plus shipping, that's where I would go.
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Old 05-24-2021, 10:10 AM
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I buy black by the bolt too, from Handcocks of Paducah.
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Old 05-24-2021, 10:14 AM
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I just bought 2 bolts of 2 grey tones from Marshall Dry Goods. It is there Dream Cotton line from the Wholesale link. Its a nice fabric. $2.55 a yard when you buy the bolt, plus shipping.
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Old 05-24-2021, 11:09 AM
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Best bet is to find the brand, color number and how much yardage comes on the bolt for the brand you like. Google it. I like Fabric.com and Fabrichut.com. I'm a Northcott Colorworks fan and they seem to have the "bolt". I have never found anyone who offers discounts on a bolt. But I can dream. I may have to give Marshall Dry Goods a try. That sounds like a perfect deal.
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Old 05-24-2021, 11:17 AM
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I agree with Green Fairy Quilts for buying by the bolt the price is reasonable as well, excellent shipping and great communication if they have to order the bolt for you.
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Old 05-24-2021, 12:58 PM
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I just placed an order through Marshall Dry Goods for 25 yards at $2.55. Great deal if the fabric is nice!!!! Thanks everyone for the tips.
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Old 05-24-2021, 01:34 PM
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I did buy a bolt of black years ago, at Fabric Depot in Portland OR. When that was gone, I started buying Amish black in 3-yard packs from Keepsake Quilting. It runs around $6.66 per yard. It's important to me to have a true black, and that's hard to find, even harder if you're buying online. I've been very pleased with Amish black.
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