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Old 09-26-2010, 08:18 AM
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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.
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Old 09-26-2010, 08:22 AM
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I know such fabric has been available.
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Old 09-26-2010, 08:47 AM
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here is some I found quickly using google

http://www.hartsfabric.com/travel-na...ng-fabric.html
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Old 09-26-2010, 09:03 AM
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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.
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Old 09-26-2010, 09:17 AM
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Ebay has several listings for Lionel train fabric.
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Old 09-26-2010, 10:06 AM
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This site specializes in train fabrics.

http://www.trainfabrics.com/storenam...pt-171863.aspx

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.

http://www.trainfabrics.com/storenam...pt-270676.aspx
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Old 09-26-2010, 12:15 PM
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I just bought some train fab yesterday at Olde City Quilts in Burlington NJ. It's a great shop with friendly staff.
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Old 10-02-2011, 09:21 AM
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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.
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Old 10-02-2011, 09:36 AM
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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
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Old 10-03-2011, 08:29 AM
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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.
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