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Wide backing, Oh my gosh

Old 11-09-2015, 07:20 PM
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Just got back from fabricland. They have a new supply of wide backing only $38.00 a meter (39 inches). Even with our awful exchange rate it is cheaper to buy on-line.
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Old 11-09-2015, 07:23 PM
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Oh my that is an awful lot to pay per meter. You must really stock up during the winter months in Yuma.
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Old 11-09-2015, 08:06 PM
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There is a shop in Sydney, MT (near the eastern border) called Flip-Side Fabrics that specializes in extra wide fabrics for quilt backs. I've never been there, but they have an ad in my NeedleTravel book.
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Old 11-09-2015, 08:36 PM
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My local quilt shop is less expensive then Fabricland.
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Old 11-09-2015, 08:51 PM
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I buy it at Joanns with a coupon for $8.99 yd (36")
I wouldn't be able to quilt with those prices.
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:04 PM
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yeahhh and the last time I bought backing fabric there it was full of flaws ...good thing I noticed before I took it home...
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Just got back from fabricland. They have a new supply of wide backing only $38.00 a meter (39 inches). Even with our awful exchange rate it is cheaper to buy on-line.
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:05 PM
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I get most of my wide fabric from thousandsofbolts.com She has great prices and a gigantic selection.
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:56 PM
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I have been using sheets / often can find good ones at the thrift stores..........the other thing I do is what a lot of us do, just make the size by putting regular fabric together with the seams..........I just cant see paying those high prices for the back of the quilt.............just one opinion here........
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I loathe that place with a burning passion.
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Old 11-09-2015, 11:45 PM
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They want $11.49 for 5 Schmetz machine needles. That's just cracked. But I do so love some of the women that work there; so helpful and lovely. (Others....not so much.)
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