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    Old 07-11-2009, 11:20 AM
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    Laura and the crew at Over The Rainbow http://www.overrainbow.com are the best. Here's an example of why I think so.

    I just ran out of a blender fabric on a new project. The blender was from an earlier project (more than 1 year ago) and I misjudged the amount I'd need.

    My dilema was, when I originally ordered this fabric, I didn't know what it was, I had asked the online shop to find me a blender that would work well with the other fabrics I had ordered. So there was no document that listed what it was, they just added the amount I requested to my order and adjusted my bill.

    So, I emailed the owner of the the online shop I originally purchased it from to see if they may have added which fabric it was to their records - unfortunately they didn't. However, the owner asked that I send a tiny snippet and they would find a match.

    I sent a small sample asking that they only find close, a perfect match not necessary.

    Guess what? They found the actual fabric, put together an order and mailed it out right away.
    They are still my favorite online shop!!
    http://www.overrainbow.com
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    Old 07-12-2009, 06:59 AM
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    Not finding the Brick Sewing Room had me stumped, so I did an ebay search and found the following: When I typed bricksewingroom (as I had done in the past) nothing came up; but when I typed in Brick Sewing Room (with spaces between words) I found it. It seems like every time I go on ebay their format is a bit different.

    Anyway, thanks to everyone for all the other fabric sites!!
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    Old 07-12-2009, 06:29 PM
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    I am wary about buying fabric online as I tried it once and the colors turned out to be a lot duller than what was shown in the ad. I don't know if others have had this experience
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    Old 07-12-2009, 09:16 PM
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    Just recieved my large order of fabric from Quilt in a Day.
    Spent 150 dollars on 3.75 a yard material. All of it is first class name brand fabric. All nice prints and useable, nothing that wasnt what I expected.
    The sale ended yesterday. This is the sale I save up for every year.
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    Old 07-13-2009, 11:38 AM
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    I have been more than happy with the fabric I have bought from quilt shops on line most of the peices are nicer than the picture
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