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Can you help to identify these fabrics?

Old 12-11-2015, 02:49 AM
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Good morning Ladies (and Gents)

A couple of weeks ago I purchased some pre-cut fat quarters. I love these fabrics and would like to get a hold of more, but cut from the bolt not in fat quarters. I am trying to find the manufacturers name of these, but unusually there are no identifiers on the selvedges. I contacted the shop where I bought thee, but they would only say they had bought the pre-cut from a wholesaler: they wouldn't even let me have the wholesaler's name. I asked if they would make enquiries, but I don't hold out much hope.

I know thee are many people that see this board, and am hoping that someone may be able to give me a clue to manufacturers/designers' names or where I can obtain some more. I am in the UK but my daughter in the US can always shop for me. This fabric is really lovely and very unusual.

Can anyone help?

Thank you - Mandie.
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Old 12-11-2015, 04:09 AM
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Sorry...no help. They are very pretty and I can see why you would want yardage. Welcome to QB.
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Old 12-11-2015, 04:20 AM
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Benartex is carried by a commonly used wholesaler, so you might check their website. It's pretty, but I don't recognize the print.
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Old 12-11-2015, 04:27 AM
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take a good square on picture of one of the fabrics and use google images to search
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Old 12-11-2015, 04:48 AM
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Can't say for sure but the blue and black look like some Australian fabrics I've seen advertised. I think AQS might sell them. You might try their website or google Australian fabric.
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Old 12-11-2015, 05:14 AM
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Hi there.
Try http://www.vlisco.com/
They are in the Netherlands and import a lot of high quality third world fabrics. Even if you don't see these specific ones, prepare to be amazed.

tim (hanging out i Germany) in san jose
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Old 12-11-2015, 06:37 AM
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I agree with the post above. It does not look like anything that the US fabric manufactures would produce. Not one selvage had anything written on it?? Welcome to the board.
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Old 12-11-2015, 06:50 AM
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Thank you for all your suggestions. I have looked at AQS but nothing similar has come up. The Aboriginal fabrics are close, and are wonderful: the Vlisco site is brilliant too. I am off to Holland in the Spring, so will check that one out when I am there. The suggestion of taking a good photo and googling it is great - I will try that when I get my iPad charged up.

I opened up each pack to check on the selvedges - not one of them had anything printed on it. You usually expect a colour match/swatch test and the manufacturer at the very least, but not a thing. I have rung the shop again today and asked for the owner to call me back. Lets see if they do!
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Old 12-11-2015, 09:10 AM
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They look a lot like something I have had for YEARS! It is from Japan, so maybe your prints are, too.
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Old 12-11-2015, 10:40 AM
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The bottom one does look like the Aboriginal fabric. Try here: http://www.fabricandart.com/Australi...l-Fabrics.html
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