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meyert 05-31-2021 08:13 AM

where to buy bolts of fabric
Happy Memorial Day!!

I hope I am not breaking any rules with this question, but here I go. I am working on making quilts for my brothers and sisters for Christmas and I need a lot of fabric.

I bought yards and yards and yards from my local quilt shop, but the background fabric is getting me. She doesn't really have tons of background fabric. She would order it for me but then there is the pricing

does someone have tip on where to purchase bolts of fabric on line? I want good brand and I have been striking out. Missouri Star Quilt had a bolt, but I hesitated and then it was gone

Any suggestions?

Thank you

tallchick 05-31-2021 08:29 AM

Green Fairy Quilts

Onebyone 05-31-2021 09:42 AM

Marshall's Dry Goods. Wholesale page. You can buy bolts of MDG fabric without a tax number at wholesale prices. I love the Dream Cotton solids. Sign up for the wholesale emails. Get all the new arrivals and deals. Call and ask for Sharon. She is a fabric rep that sells bolts. If you want yardage go to the retail page.

sewingpup 05-31-2021 09:55 AM

Handcock of Paducah. They list the number of yards of fabric they have. If you order what is on the bolt, you get what is on the bolt. They also do not charge for shipping if you order over $70. I just got a bolt plus of 12 dollar a yard for 3.99 a yard as it was on sale for 4.99 and the more you ordered the less it was. So I got 15 yards of a dark taupe flannel which I am going to use for backings.
I think there is 14-15 yards of fabric on a bolt.

meyert 05-31-2021 10:20 AM

Thanks for the tips guys! I will see what I can find ha ha

juliasb 05-31-2021 11:02 AM

I love Marshall Dry Goods for bolts of fabric but I also love fabric.com. If you call them they are very helpful. I buy my wow fabrics by the bolt from them.

Ariannaquilts 06-02-2021 08:30 AM

When I need a lot of background fabric or backing I always get it from Marshall Dry goods and I get the 108" so that I'm getting more fabric for my buck! I have bolts of 108" fabric that I either use for the backing or for the actual top. Glad to hear that I'm not the only one thinking about Christmas quilts. Good luck.

BonnieJP 06-02-2021 09:04 AM

I love Marshall Dry Goods for fabric and batting.

lindaschipper 06-02-2021 12:39 PM

I like the Quilt Twins.

Nerys 06-07-2021 09:26 PM

Use search box at www.estatesales.net I have seen lots of quilt fabrics and bolts of fabric listings.

Granna of 5 06-10-2021 09:51 AM

I have had good results with Marshall's Dry Good and also Textile Collections aka Fabric 4 Less.

LadyAg 09-04-2021 04:45 AM

Originally Posted by tallchick (Post 8487762)
Green Fairy Quilts

Just be aware that Green Fairy makes you pay shipping costs both for the original shipment AND return shipment if you return a full 15 yard bolt. That can make it too expensive!

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