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    Old 06-24-2015, 01:30 PM
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    Quite some time ago quilters on the forum were discussing a quilt shop that had stacks and stacks and stacks of fabric bolts piled high even over their heads. discussion of what a safety hazard it was. Anyhow, I am trying to locate an out-of-date fabric and thought I would send them an email to see if they possibly have it. Can anyone remember the name and location of the shop? Thanks. Everyone here is so helpful.
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    One that comes to mind is M&L fabrics in Anaheim, California. Back many years when and M&L were alive (I can't remember their names but they were a husband/wife team) they had a huge store with piles and piles of fabric stacked so high that several times when I went I was afraid to walk down the aisles for fear of the stacks tipping over. Since M&L passed away their daughters took the store over and I believe it was around this same time that they were cited by the fire department as being a fire danger. The store closed for a short time and reopened much more organized. They still have stacks of fabric but they are on tables and are much more manageable. I try and make a trip their about once a quarter to see what's new. Some of their very old fabrics are at rock bottom prices, like $2.99/yard! Here's a link to their website http://mandlfabricsdiscountstore.com/
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    It's in Amish Country in Pennsylvania. I was there, but I don't remember which one it was. Someone will, though.
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    This would describe Sisters Quilt Shop in Chehalis, WA, but their fabric moves fast, so I doubt that you would find old fabric there.
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    Try fabric.com
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    the store in amish country you are thinking of is Obie's on route 23 in Goodville, PA...she doesn't sell online as far as i know, that's why the store is jammed full of fabric!
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    Originally Posted by just_the_scraps_m'am
    the store in amish country you are thinking of is Obie's on route 23 in Goodville, PA...she doesn't sell online as far as i know, that's why the store is jammed full of fabric!
    Obie's has a lot of "vintage" fabric buried in its stacks! I doubt they have internet. You could try to call with the name of fabric. The owner pretty much knows what she has. 1585 Main St, Goodville, PA 17528
    (717) 445-4616..
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    Thank you for your responses. I figured with that much fabric the chances were better that they might have what I am looking for. I'll give Obie's a call. Thanks Psumom for the contact info.
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    Originally Posted by Birdscraps
    One that comes to mind is M&L fabrics in Anaheim, California. Back many years when and M&L were alive (I can't remember their names but they were a husband/wife team) they had a huge store with piles and piles of fabric stacked so high that several times when I went I was afraid to walk down the aisles for fear of the stacks tipping over. Since M&L passed away their daughters took the store over and I believe it was around this same time that they were cited by the fire department as being a fire danger. The store closed for a short time and reopened much more organized. They still have stacks of fabric but they are on tables and are much more manageable. I try and make a trip their about once a quarter to see what's new. Some of their very old fabrics are at rock bottom prices, like $2.99/yard! Here's a link to their website http://mandlfabricsdiscountstore.com/
    Some of this information is incorrect. Yes, the man who ran M&L died of a complication from an illness but it is his niece Jenny who has taken over the store. She has her own fabric store called Jenny's fabric located in Fountain Valley, CA. The flat folds use to be stack very high but Jenny has cut down on the height. Did hear about the Fire Department shutting them down but doesn't surprise me. The quality of the fabric found in the flat fold section is of a much lesser quality than in the old days. I have shopped at this store for over 30 years and their present location is the third location this store has had. Am going there after the fourth of July. They don't have any presence of selling fabrics online.
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    MaryJo's has also been described this way.
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