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.

       ( Nov 01 2014 )


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

       ( Nov 18 2014 )

Civil War Era

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

       ( Nov 22 2014 )

Chintz Center Panels

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

       ( Nov 26 2014 )

Yarn Dyes

Plaids, checks, and stripes.

       ( Nov 16 2014 )


Authentic reproductions of hard to find vintage solid color fabrics.

       ( Nov 22 2014 )



A time of paisleys, stripes and florals.

       ( Nov 10 2014 )


Cool colorations and shirting prints with small neat designs.

       ( Nov 26 2014 )


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

       ( Aug 07 2014 )

Quilt Gallery

Pictures taken of quilts last August

Sale & Closeouts

Last chance to get these heavily discounted fabrics.

       ( Nov 20 2014 )

Books, magazines, & Patterns

The best of the quilting books and magazines.

       ( Nov 22 2014 )


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

       ( Nov 16 2014) )

Fat Quarter Bundles, Scrap Bags, & Stash

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

       ( Sep 19 2014 )

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

       ( Nov 22 2014 )

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 1999-2012

Short Notes:

Thankful...Ron and I
are thankful for all our web customers! Will rebate all domestic shipping charges now through midnight Cyber Monday! Thanks

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours...
Open Wed Nov 26/Sat Nov 29. 10-3 pm

Downstairs at
Downton Abbey...the complete line.

Turkey Reds!

Community c. 1840

in 3 different color ways.



Civil War Era...

40% off original Downton Abbey line.

C W Battlefield..

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