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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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:

Summer time... Home Sweet Home... to the Monarch Butterfly! Our Row features a Monarch Butterfly simple embroidery and piecing in gold, orange, pinks. Begins June 21st!!

Treasures from the

Open Every Saturday..
..including Memorial Day Saturday...5/28...10 - 3 pm.

Di Ford's
newest line...Giggleswick Mill.

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!

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