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Old 11-27-2013, 12:38 PM
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Any recommendations on their Quilter's Candy Basics? It's on sale for a great price, but the only time I ordered from CT the fabric they sent me was not good quality and I had to return it. I'd like to avoid making the same mistake twice! Thanks. :-)
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Old 11-27-2013, 12:42 PM
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The same thing happened with my first order. I have since ordered clearance fabrics which were fine. To me, they are still risky on quality.
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Old 11-27-2013, 12:49 PM
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It's been a couple of years since I ordered any fabric from them. Just spools & spools of their thread - LOVE it! I do like their batiks, but haven't tried the fabric recently. I suppose I should. I thought the earlier fabric was too coarse & I didn't like the printing. It rather sat on top of the fabric instead of penetrating the fibers & becoming one with it! It looks like they have beefed up the thread count to a finer thread with more threads per inch. I'll be anxious to see others opinions of the fabric now.
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Old 11-27-2013, 01:26 PM
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I know I wasn't all that impressed when I first ordered, the fabric was dull and muddy. The last fabric collections I have ordered have been just fine.
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Old 11-27-2013, 01:33 PM
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I have bought lots of fabric from Connecting Threads recently and have been very pleased with the quality. I just bought 2 kits from there and the fabric is gorgeous! And you sure can't beat the price! For those of us in Canada the shipping is very reasonable - only $7.99, which is so much less than most places. It is my favorite place to order online.
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Old 11-27-2013, 01:35 PM
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I have never had a problem with CT fabrics everything I have ordered
has always felt so good to touch that I got to where I wouldn't cut, instead
I would just run my hand over it because is was so soft and felt luxurious
to me.
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Old 11-27-2013, 01:57 PM
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I love their fabrics, thread, batting.....just about anything they have! Their prices are great and customer service is above and beyond the norm. I do love the new collections, great colors.
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Old 11-27-2013, 01:58 PM
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I bought some Candy basics back in the summer and am very pleased with it. It has a nice feel and very bright colors. I am using it to make a cupcake quilt for my youngest DD.
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Old 11-27-2013, 02:14 PM
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The fabric I've ordered looks even better in person that it did online. I've been pleased with everything I've ordered from them.
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Old 11-27-2013, 02:26 PM
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Their fabric fades fast, doesn't feel nearly as nice as LQS brand names and the thread is LINTY , bumpy and nubby. Not my favorite at all. You get what you pay for, IMO.
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