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Old 01-10-2009, 06:06 PM
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I need to stock my new habit. What is the best way to buy fabric?
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Old 01-10-2009, 06:19 PM
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As often as possible :) :) :)
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Old 01-10-2009, 06:21 PM
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love it :D
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Old 01-10-2009, 06:22 PM
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I tend to buy with specific projects in mind........however.....sometimes there is that piece that you just have to have. I say find a favorite Quilt shop locally and spend some time there, get to know the ladies that work there and feeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeel the fabric!!!!! :D
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Old 01-10-2009, 07:11 PM
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On Sale.
With a coupon.
With a gift card.

I agree to start at a local shop. Once you know what you like you can then move to internet shopping.


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Originally Posted by Renee
On Sale.
With a coupon.
With a gift card.

I agree to start at a local shop. Once you know what you like you can then move to internet shopping.

On sale is a good thing. most of my fabrics I have bought at really good sales. I have picked up a few things ordering on line but several of those I already had the fabric and needed more of it so I knew how it "felt" and such.
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Old 01-10-2009, 07:51 PM
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I just love to buy fabric ! I don't need a special reason or project. I enjoy the thrill of the hunt ! LOL just buy what you want when you want it and can afford it. no special rules.
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The best way to buy fabric? WITH HUBBYS CREDIT CARD!!!
Buy lots and buy often!! :) :)
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When I was just getting started I bought with specific projects in mind. Your stash will build from the leftovers. Once you get rolling you will have a better idea of what you really do like and what fabric lines you like to work with.

If you see a fat quarter or yardage you absolutely love buy it. You will use it eventually or you may just love having it close. That's OK too.
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