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Old 06-25-2012, 12:02 PM
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I've bought from fabric.com a bunch and only disappointed once with the fabric. I've shopped with keepsake quilting a couple of times and the last time was really diappointed. Oh well!!!
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Old 06-25-2012, 12:11 PM
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I love Connecting threads and Batik Plus!! Great fabrics.
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Old 06-25-2012, 03:16 PM
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I've had some disappointments but for the most part I've been happy. I do sometimes look at the same fabric on different sites to see if it still looks the same or if another merchant has a better or bigger pic.
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Old 06-25-2012, 03:25 PM
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I've bought at Favorite Fabrics, Fabric.com, Connecting Threads and have never been disappointed. Joanne's I don't know they have advertised a fabric that I need to finish a quilt and they say it's on backorder and then today I look at the e-mail I got and they had that fabric on sale for $3.99 and I put in to buy and they said it was on backorder so why did they put it on sale so I don't know about them. I doubt you'll be disappointed with online shopping for fabric I've bought a lot and the colors are usally what the pic looked like. It's hard sometimes to match a color to the block. Good luck. Sue
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Old 06-26-2012, 04:17 AM
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I shop online for most of my fabric. The online pics of fabric can be deceiving. Fabric.com,Thousands of Bolts,Fabric Shack,Fabric Depot are just a few of the online stores I buy from. When I find a fabric I like I do a search for that fabric in my browser and compare the pic colors at other sites. You can usually get a pretty good idea from the manufacturers website for that particular fabric also. If you are buying several pieces of fabric, try buying in that fabric collection,those fabrics are made to match. Fabric.com and Thousands of bolt have good prices but their pic colors are not so good(IMHO). If you are building your stash..go for it..every opened package will be a pleasant surprise!!
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Old 06-26-2012, 04:48 AM
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Connecting Threads is also my favorite.
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Old 06-26-2012, 05:13 AM
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I have been disapointed several times......I like to do most of my shopping llocal...get a feel for whats out there..the colors etc. Then I look online if its a good sale. And know what I'm buying.
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Old 06-26-2012, 05:18 AM
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I regularly purchase from Fabric.com and Thousands of Bolts and Only One Nut. They have great prices and shipping is fast. I have never been disappointed with my orders.
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Old 06-26-2012, 05:22 AM
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It really helps when you are shopping online to know the manufacturer. That way you know the quality of fabric you are getting. If you can get to some LQS to get familiar with the manufacturers, that might be a good thing. I have never been disappointed with the service online shopping offers except at JoAnns. Fabric.com has a "design wall" where you can put the picture of the fabrics you are looking at and compare and see what really does go together. You can move them around and group them, toss them away, whatever. It's a fun way to shop online. I've never been surprised when I opened my package when I use that.

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Old 06-26-2012, 05:31 AM
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Nettes quilt fabrics is where I go first. She has a limited selection but her prices are fantastic. She also offers free shipping no matter what you spend. She ships immediately and is really fun to talk to on the phone. Her address is Nettesquiltfabrics.com
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