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Old 09-01-2012, 06:33 PM
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Are there places that sell grab bags of fabric? Sometimes I'd just like to be able to buy some random things but not for a huge amt of money. Like today, I'm making another wreath from fabric strips and something like that would be handy.
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Quilt in a Day has them occasionally...
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Old 09-01-2012, 06:59 PM
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Looks like there are lots of them at etsy: http://www.etsy.com/search?includes%...related&page=1
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Old 09-01-2012, 07:06 PM
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Moda has something called a scrap bag. Each bag contains varying width of strips with most being from 2" to 4" in width. The strips vary in length but most of WOF. It's about 1/2 lb of fabric strips. The collections are color coordinated. I bought one at my LQS a couple of years ago but I haven't done anything with it. Actually, forgot about it! I better hunt that down and get something made with it!!



http://www.fabricdepot.com/index.php...&pageid=130797 Has the best price on them but are out of stock right now.

Here are some listed on Etsy. I buy frequently from sellers on Etsy and haven't had any issues. Use Paypal! http://www.etsy.com/search/supplies?...ax=0&ref=auto1

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Old 09-01-2012, 07:18 PM
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thanks for the ideas! Had no idea there would be so many places to look
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Old 09-02-2012, 04:26 AM
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I believe equilter.com sells scraps by the pound.
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Old 09-02-2012, 04:28 AM
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I have purchased a lot from eBay.........
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Old 09-02-2012, 04:49 AM
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Fabric.com usually has a by the pound bag available for around $20 (I think it works out to about $3/yd) and sometimes they have it on "sale"
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Old 09-02-2012, 04:56 AM
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I think Keepsake Quilting also has bags of scraps.
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Old 09-02-2012, 05:07 AM
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I love scrap bags - have gotten some of my best fabrics this way. They're great for strip quilts and for samples of fabric that I may buy more of in the future. I've purchased a scrap bag online from www.4my3boyz.com for $3.99 which was very nice, and I've also purchased one from www.mybluebamboo.com with which I wasn't so happy at all because the fabrics were nothing like what they sell as yardage (their yardage is beautiful). Sometimes local quilt shops will also sell scrap bags - there's one in my area that sells them for $4 and I usually buy four at a time.
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