An online source of cotton reproduction fabric for costuming and quilting.  Fabric of time periods 1775 to 1950, including the Civil War and Depression Eras.  Consulting for costumers/historic homes. Custom sample sets available .

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A variety of finished looks block prints to sophisticated European-style prints.

       ( Apr 30 2016 )


An era of applique quilts; sparkle colors from new mineral dyes; large squiggles, vines, & ombre stripes.

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Civil War Era

Indigo blue, shades of red plus dull lavenders and many browns.

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Chintz Center Panels

Exquisite chintz panels accurately reproduced from the vintage quilts of museums and private collections.

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Yarn Dyes

Plaids, checks, and stripes.

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Authentic reproductions of hard to find vintage solid color fabrics.

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Mid 19th C designs and colors

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A time of paisleys, stripes and florals.

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Cool colorations and shirting prints with small neat designs.

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The Depression Era -- pastels came into vogue with advances by the textile chemists.

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Sale & Closeouts

Last chance to get these heavily discounted fabrics.

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Books, magazines, & Patterns

The best of the quilting books and magazines.

       ( Apr 30 2016 )


Fabrics that have stood the test of time. Printed stripes, double pinks, double blues/violets, and more.

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Fat Quarter Bundles, Scrap Bags, & Stash

Always worthwhile to have in your stash for just that little piece you need

       ( Aug 15 2015 )

Whats New

Want to see the latest fabrics and items we have added to our website?

Notions, Gifts & More

Gift certificates in attractive fabric envelopes, fabric programs, sample sets, and useful notions

       ( Mar 26 2016 )

Quilt Kits

Do you have the urge to quilt.. ..right now? We have done the selecting and coordinating of fabrics for you. Great for both beginners and experienced quilters.


105 E Fourth Street, Suite 205,   Northfield, MN 55057 USA
ph: 507-664-1447   FAX: 507-664-1448   Order-Line (within USA & Canada): 1-800-380-4611
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Copyright 1999-2015

Short Notes:

Our winner of the
Block Stock Shop Hop Prize is Jane Newble from Dyfed, United Kingdom!

Posting by Margo...
on the Andover Fabrics Blog. Samples of the reproductions featured available.

Treasures from the

Open Every Saturday..
10 - 3 pm.

French Bouquet...
by Annemarie Yohnk for Quiltmania, using Dargate Treasury prints!!

1930s prints...
from American Jane

great new line of coordinates.Available...1/2 yd Bundles, FQ Bundles, 5" Square Sets and 2 1/2" Rolls.

Newest Dargate...
Scrap Bags...Dargate designs plus Trinkets. Perfect for Lucy Boston projects!

Best Market Pattern...
Elephants!...Fabric kits for Chintz and Depression Era versions of this charming Elephant Parade!

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