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Old 08-23-2016, 10:36 AM
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Question What is your favorite fabric

I am having a hard time finding solid color fabrics that aren't as thin a paper. Sometimes I wonder if they will even make it through one washing. So I was wondering what you buy that you can't read through.
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Old 08-23-2016, 10:45 AM
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I usually buy solids that have just a little texture for just that reason...
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Old 08-23-2016, 11:01 AM
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I am currently piecing with Kona Cotton solids. The only problem is that they do unravel more than they use to.
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Old 08-23-2016, 11:19 AM
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If you are asking about solids, I love Dream Cotton and Moda Bella Solids (which are really the same thing.)
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Old 08-23-2016, 12:14 PM
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Originally Posted by TnBecky View Post
I am having a hard time finding solid color fabrics that aren't as thin a paper.
Wow, paper?? Where do you shop?
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Old 08-23-2016, 12:35 PM
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"thin as paper" - heavyweight cardboard? onion skin? 1/2 inch thick cardboard rolls? tissue paper?

My apologies to the original poster - - - - -I was unable to resist.
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Old 08-23-2016, 01:32 PM
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Have you tried the line called "American Made Brand" fabrics? They look to be as nice as the Kona solids. Check with your LQS. Also available on Amazon if I recall.
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Old 08-23-2016, 04:25 PM
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Northcott is my favorite solid brand but hard to find.
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Old 08-23-2016, 04:28 PM
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The following read as solids and are heavier: Shadow Play by Maywood Studios, Plaster of Paris by Frond Designs, and Moda Grunge, and Northcott. I have been very pleased with their hand and also the shading of the solid color. Good luck at finding something that fits your needs.
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Old 08-23-2016, 04:37 PM
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I found Marshall's Dry Goods Cotton Dream is excellent quality for solids. I like it better then Moda or Kona.
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