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Thread: Ordered WalMart fabric online

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    I ordered four yards of fabric from WalMart's online store, two yards each of two different prints. The price was $3.97 a yard.
    The fabric is supplied by Springs Creative Products Group, LLC. The company has a Website.

    The fabric is certainly not the best I ever bought, but it is also by no means the worst. Although the thread count is probably not what I prefer, the fabric is well-printed and is soft to the touch. The surface finish is certainly not as soft to the hand as the Kaufmann fabric with which I compared it, but the Kaufman fabric cost 300 percent more.

    I think the quality is comparable to a couple of well-known quilt shop fabrics that seem to me to have gone down hill over the last year.

    The fabric is 100 percent cotton, colorfast (there are lots of bright colors) and I anticipate fussy cutting it for use in 12 or 14 inch blocks. I think the quilt I make from it will be around much longer than I will be and that someone will enjoy a quilt that does not represent a life-time investment in fabric, a characteristic that makes it easier to use every day.

    My understanding is that when/if WalMart stores get fabric by the bolt again, much of it will be provided by Springs Creative Products Group, LLC. At least that's what I found on Springs Website.

    As always, "when your mama says she loves you, check it out!" which is the first rule a good journalist learns and ought to be the first rule a consumer follows. Put simply, check this fabric out for yourself and see what you think.
    I will certainly be glad to use it and don't believe anyone will know the difference once it is sewed into a quilt.
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    thank you froggy for a great review!!!

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    I agree with you. When I make kids a quilt, I know it's going to be lovingly abused. My niece made her first quilt last week, loves it, but decided it was too small. Then she started thinking about who she could give it to. One of her choices was her dog...a puppy who chews things up! Her worldly older brother (8) told her that was a bad idea.

    I use walmart fabric a lot and have not had a problem yet.

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    can you post pics of the fabric

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    Good to know!

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    Thanks for the feedback froggy.

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    I have purchased fabrics from Walmart before and, as long as you check out each bolt, you will find some fantastic prints and good fabric. I make my quilts to be enjoyed now and not to be a piece of history carried forward to the great, great, great, great, grandkids. :lol:

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    Wow! I didn't know they sold fabric online. I will have to let my mom know, she really misses her Walmart fabric dept.

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    Do they sell the Block of the Month fabrics on line? I've been to 7 Walmarts in the past 2 days looking for the May yellows & blacks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by fabric_fancy
    can you post pics of the fabric
    I wish I were savvy enough to do that right now, but I'm not. However, you can see the fabric for yourself if you go to walmart.com and browse until you find the fabric. They have great pictures. froggyintexas

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    Litchfield, IL Wal-Mart has most of the fabrics that are shown online in stock at the store. If anyone is around the area, you can check them out in person.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FroggyinTexas
    I ordered four yards of fabric from WalMart's online store, two yards each of two different prints. The price was $3.97 a yard.
    The fabric is supplied by Springs Creative Products Group, LLC. The company has a Website.
    Is this the same company as provided the Cranston fabric which they carried when they carried bolts? I liked many of their prints, though they didn't change often. It was always $4-5/yard and not like Kauffman, but not really loosely woven like $1/yard fabric that I've seen.

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    do you mean the "creative cuts" that are already cut into 2-yard pieces? is that made by springs industries?

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    Quote Originally Posted by justflyingin
    Quote Originally Posted by FroggyinTexas
    I ordered four yards of fabric from WalMart's online store, two yards each of two different prints. The price was $3.97 a yard.
    The fabric is supplied by Springs Creative Products Group, LLC. The company has a Website.
    Is this the same company as provided the Cranston fabric which they carried when they carried bolts? I liked many of their prints, though they didn't change often. It was always $4-5/yard and not like Kauffman, but not really loosely woven like $1/yard fabric that I've seen.
    I don't know whether this is the company that supplied Cranston. But I did like Cranston fabrics and also A.E. Nathan fabrics that Wal Mart carried. froggyintexas

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    Quote Originally Posted by butterflywing
    do you mean the "creative cuts" that are already cut into 2-yard pieces? is that made by springs industries?
    Yes. froggyintexas

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    that seems to made by Creative Cuts Cotton, according to the walmart description. i couldn't find anything about springs.

    i did find this

    http://www.target.com/s/177-8502480-...t_adv_XS000000

    DO OVER: Creative Cotton IS by spring Fabrics. it's one of their lines, like daisy kingdom.

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    Quote Originally Posted by butterflywing
    that seems to made by Creative Cuts Cotton, according to the walmart description. i couldn't find anything about springs.

    i did find this

    http://www.target.com/s/177-8502480-...t_adv_XS000000

    but it's not fabric.
    I just checked the Springs Website and since I do have the fabric on my sewing machine, my guess is that your browser didn't take you to the right place. I also checked Cranston fabrics and Cranston makes VIP. They are available at most retail stores that sell fabric. Hancock's of Paducah was especially mentioned.

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    yes. i re-checked the springs website and saw that i looked in the wrong place. i updated at the same time that you posted and we overlapped. sorry about the mistake.

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