Help finding a fabric I'm short of

gauraladyJuly 2, 2008

Hi, it has been a long time since I posted but I do drop in as a lurker from time to time. I am continuing to quilt as much as I can work into my full-time working life.

High on my list of quilting priorities is continuing to make quilts for Quilts of Valor. I now have an ongoing correspondence with the chaplain of the Army 160th Special Operations regiment, the unit my son serves in, and I have dedicated my efforts to supplying quilts for the injured of 160th. My first two were recently awarded to members of the 160th which was so rewarding. I have several more in the works and hope to get a bunch finished this summer. My biggest thrill is the recent purchase of a Handi-Quilter 16. I am excited to start quilting some of my own quilts instead of having to always take them to someone to finish for me!

Now for I am making two twin quilts for our guest room (a disappearing nine patch called lattice from Nancy Brenan Daniel's "Slice 'Em & Dice 'Em Quilts") but I bought the fabric before I decided exactly what pattern that I would doing. I have tons of extra fabric for all the scrappiness I need for the blocks but the one fabric I am short of is the one that is needed to make the consistent effect on the lattice, the little corner square. I have tried a variety of options to get around the problem but I am hoping I can find enough fabric to finish it the way it is supposed to be.

Does anyone have any of this fabric?

I only have part of the selvage left so I think that it is P & B Textiles something called French Country or French Countryside. I bought it last year at a LQS but it is a 2004 fabric so it's long gone I am afraid. I need 1/4 to 1-2 a yard. If anyone has it, I would be glad to pay for the fabric and the shipping so I don't have to abandon all the work I have so far.

If you don't have any of this fabric what other methods would you recommend for finding a much needed fabric? Thanks!

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Did you try going to the P&B textile site to see if they still have some.I have lots of fabrics,but i'm sorry i don't have that one.

    Bookmark   July 2, 2008 at 3:33PM
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Try emailing the photo to Keepsake Quilting. They have an amazing stash of fabrics and promote their fabric swatch matching skills. Maybe they can help.

    Bookmark   July 2, 2008 at 6:28PM
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Thanks for your responses. I did try P & B Textiles first but it was too old to still be carried. I have sent an inquiry to Keepsake Quilting--I hope they can help me out!

    Bookmark   July 2, 2008 at 9:57PM
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If I had some I would share it with you.
Have you tried
Or you could post an ISO on one of the Yahoo groups, like SewItsForSale or QuiltersFleaMarket.
Good luck!

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   July 3, 2008 at 8:00AM
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It sort of resembles a christmas print-It is very pretty and I hope you have luck finding it. Deanna

    Bookmark   July 6, 2008 at 5:15PM
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