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    Quilt backing

    Does anyone have a suggestion on where to buy backing for a King size quilt? I've looked around my area and I haven't found any that I was thrlled with.

    I am hoping to not have to piece the back.

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    Joann's usually carries a small selection of fabrics wide enough to do a king size backing, assuming you might have one nearby.

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    Thank you. I went there yesterday and no luck.

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    I have bought 108" wide backing from Sew it is and from Craft Town Fabrics and was very impressed with their service. Both have websites and very reasonable prices.
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    Thank you. I'll check them out.

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    I haven't bought from this website, but it's in my Favorites list from someone's prior post:
    http://www.sewbatik.com/SearchResult.aspx?CategoryID=82

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    My two favorite places are
    Thousands of bolts - one of the best selections
    Fabric .com - also a big selection , but do avoid temptation to buy the cheaper ones... they are very thin.

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    Look online at Fabric Depot. I got some 118" - unfortunately a polyester blend, but they have many other wide fabrics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lori S View Post
    , but do avoid temptation to buy the cheaper ones... they are very thin.
    Absolutely, could not agree more! I just recently got the South Seas Imports stuff from Thousands of Bolts. VERY NICE. Bought a 1 yard remnant of the Quilt Traditions flannel wide back they carry, would NOT recommend it.

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    Keepsake quilting has wide backs, online.
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    I just bought 108" backing from joanns today, is there another in your area you can call?

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    fabric.com is where i get about 95% of my wide backs- good selection, good prices & free shipping at the $35 level.
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    Craft Town Fabrics has a wonderful selection of backings and GREAT service!!

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    darn i was going to say fabric .com too they have an awesome selection but keepsake quilting has some too and theyre fabric has always been top notch so you couldnt go wrong with either place. good luck in your search and let us know how it goes.
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    Christianlanequilters carry Fat Backs but they say they are for Queen size. 3 yds with four extra inches I think.
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    Thank you all very much. I'll check out all your suggestions!!!

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    Connecting Threads has wide backing fabric now.

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    Fabric Hut has a lot of wide backing fabrics. Fabrichut.com. I love shopping there and they will ship. :-)
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    Sew Batik has great fabric. Just read the instructions. They recommend washing with Synthrapol before use because to remove wax and excess dye.
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    Keepsake Quilters and Hancocks of Paducah all have wide backing that you can order. Very good service from both. Check them out on their websites.

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    http://www.marshalldrygoods.com/index.php Marshall Dry Goods. I've gotten beautiful fabric from them including wide backing and the prices and customer service are excellent.

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