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.

       ( Dec 06 2018 )


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

       ( Dec 06 2018 )

Civil War Era

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

       ( Nov 15 2018 )


A time of paisleys, stripes and florals.

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Cool colorations and shirting prints with small neat designs.

       ( Sep 22 2018 )

Historical Papers

Antique fabric patterns printed on paper

       ( Nov 17 2018 )

Yarn Dyes

Plaids, checks, and stripes.

       ( Apr 06 2018 )


Authentic reproductions of hard to find vintage solid color fabrics.

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Sale & Closeouts

Last chance to get these heavily discounted fabrics.

       ( Dec 07 2018 )

Chintz Center Panels

       ( Oct 11 2018 )


The Depression Era -- pastels came into vogue with advances by the textile chemists;
( Dec 06 2018 )


Fabrics that have stood the test of time. Printed stripes, double pinks, double blues/violets, Mid 19th C designs and colors, 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

       ( Nov 14 2018 )


Books, magazines, & Patterns

The best of the quilting books and magazines.

       ( Dec 07 2018 )

Notions, Gifts & More

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

       ( Dec 07 2018 )

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.



Whats New

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105 E Fourth Street, Suite 205,   Northfield, MN 55057 USA
ph: 507-664-1447   Order-Line (within USA & Canada): 1-800-380-4611
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Copyright 1999-2016

Short Notes:

Buda's Circa 1880 Club Circa Prairie Basics from Marcus Brothers

A Soldier's Quilt...
now available

I found a Treasure Trove of Dargate sample quantities, $ 2 each. Dargate Treasury, Mignonettes, Dargate Polychromes, Dargate Vines.

Di Ford's
Maling Road...
pattern, templates and Paper Pieces.

Collection for a Cause..10th Anniversary redo

Doll House by Darlene Zimmerman


Civil War Era..
Cumberland County

Betty's Pantry..
from Hat Creek Quilts.

Maria Antionette...
at her best! French General

Quilt Market...
I found great new repros. New EARly Sampling program.

Pheasants under Palm Tree.

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