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Old 04-26-2012, 06:37 AM
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fixing up the area. I noticed the other day that they had most of the fabric in buggies (carts, lol) and I was hoping they weren't getting rid of the dept. I went today looking for the pellets for the weighted blanket, they didn't have any BUT they had redid the dept. Moved stuff around, added LOTS more thread and zippers. It looked so much more organized. It appears they are still working on it but yay for getting more stuff. I don't buy alot from the dept but it is nice to have for a quick trip for pins, batting, etc. They do have some nice fabric that I have bought before.
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Old 04-26-2012, 06:46 AM
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Sounds nice. Our WM doesn't have fabric but have noticed improvements in Cookeville. Haven't bought fabric but notions & patterns are well priced.
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Old 04-26-2012, 06:48 AM
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I went in our's yesterday and they have doubled the size. The girl said their sales are way up. We only have LQS's in our area and though I love the material it is getting hard on the pocketbook to shop there. Thanks Walmart.
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:04 AM
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Ours remodeled awhile ago. But I noticed this week that they added lots more thread and zippers to ours as well. The patterns had been moved to racks, but now they've put them back into a few small drawers.
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:20 AM
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I was in a WalMart in Texas and they had fabric in carts too. I asked what was going on and the clerk told me they were completely redoing the fabric, bringing much more in. They had some of the better quilting fabric there and it was $7.98-8.98 a yard and it was beautiful fabric. So far, our local WalMart has done nothing about adding fabric. One of the clerks told me that all the quilters and sewers really complained and for once, someone listened. I know I sent about 2 letters via email to the corporate headquarters complaining about the lack of fabric.
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:55 AM
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They just rearranged the fabric department in our WalMart too. I also noticed there was a rack for DMC embroidery floss. I think they put in a whole lot more fabric too.

I think somebody in corporate finally figured out the fabric and crafts department brings lots of women into the store that might not come in to the store if they have to go somewhere else for fabric and crafts.
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My walmart does not even have batting anymore .. and not a single morsel of fabric.
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:00 AM
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I wish the Wal Mart near me would put the fabric back they said they would but no date I look every time I go but nothing. They do have quilting supplies and have moved them this wk but I don't see room for fabric. Well I'll keep looking. I'm glad for those of you who are lucky enough to get it back. Sue., P.C., Fl.
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Last time I was at walmart they also had everything in carts and large bins display was looking a little empty. Will be heading over there today to check it out. Hoping for new fabric .
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Our WalMart has enlarged their fabric section, added back trims and patterns. They had some (very few but better than none) beautiful batiks - they are $8.98 but that is better than $17. I owned my own business so I understand the costs of doing business (rent, utilities, licenses, taxes - ugh) but, if my LQS doesn't have what I need I do check Walmart. It seems to be that the more fabric they can sell, the more they will get!
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