Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Main
Looking for train fabric >

Looking for train fabric

Looking for train fabric

Old 09-26-2010, 08:18 AM
Senior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 510

I have a grandson who is to taken with trains, I want to make a train quilt. But not childish, trains such as diesl, steam trains, box cars. Does anyone know where I could purchase this kind of fabric. Our family worked for Long Island railroad and he has the bug. He wears his Great grandfathers conductors hat and watches these trains on computer all the time. AJ is 5., and I really would love to surprize him with a train quilt. Thank you.
JANICE E. is offline  
Old 09-26-2010, 08:22 AM
Power Poster
Join Date: May 2008
Location: MN
Posts: 22,551

I know such fabric has been available.
bearisgray is offline  
Old 09-26-2010, 08:47 AM
Power Poster
sharon b's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Northern Indiana
Posts: 20,307

here is some I found quickly using google

sharon b is offline  
Old 09-26-2010, 09:03 AM
Senior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 510

Thank you for looking, a computer person not to good at. Close but not exactly what I've got in my mind. And you know that could be a problem seeing it in your head and finding it.
JANICE E. is offline  
Old 09-26-2010, 09:17 AM
Senior Member
Born2Sew's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: North Central Texas
Posts: 652

Ebay has several listings for Lionel train fabric.
Born2Sew is offline  
Old 09-26-2010, 10:06 AM
Super Member
oatw13's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 1,685

This site specializes in train fabrics.


If you are not comfortable ordering from them, you can use the site to find the name of fabrics you like then search for them.

There was a line of steam train fabrics made from Currier and Ives prints that came out a year or so ago. It is getting harder to find but it is realistic and has several coordinating prints.

oatw13 is offline  
Old 09-26-2010, 12:15 PM
Super Member
StitchinJoy's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Bucks County PA
Posts: 1,241

I just bought some train fab yesterday at Olde City Quilts in Burlington NJ. It's a great shop with friendly staff.
StitchinJoy is offline  
Old 10-02-2011, 09:21 AM
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 25

I have some of the Currier and Ives fabric, (3 different ones). Maybe we can trade or something. I doubt I will use it all anytime soon. It's very nice quality fabric as well as pretty design.
commonthread is offline  
Old 10-02-2011, 09:36 AM
Super Member
Havplenty's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: MO (the Show Me state)
Posts: 2,947

i bought this a little while ago but i forgot what website i ordered it from. i will take a look through my paypal account & see if anything sparks a memory.

the fabric line is called "all aboard" by fabri-quilt. is this something like what you had in mind?

also this website has train fabrics: http://www.extraspecialfabric.com/index.htm

there is some on ebay also: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Fabri-Qui...-/180698243008
Attached Thumbnails attachment-265247.jpe  
Havplenty is offline  
Old 10-03-2011, 08:29 AM
Senior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 510

I would like to thank everyone in helping me with finding train fabric,it was greatly appreicated. I would show you tthe quilt, but I'm not a computer smart on putting in photos. But he loves it and won't go to bed without it. Which makes my heart happy.
JANICE E. is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.