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 .    Online 24/7, open to the public 10-3 W-Sat

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

       ( Nov 21 2019 )


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

       ( Dec 28 2019 )

Civil War Era

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

       ( Dec 13 2019 )


A time of paisleys, stripes and florals.

       ( Dec 29 2019 )


Cool colorations and shirting prints with small neat designs.

       ( Oct 19 2019 )

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.

       ( Oct 25 2019 )

       ( Dec 31 1969

Sale & Closeouts

Last chance to get these heavily discounted fabrics.

       ( Dec 30 2019 )

Chintz Center Panels

       ( Oct 11 2018 )

English Paper Piecing
Under Construction

       ( Dec 31 1969 )


The Depression Era -- pastels came into vogue with advances by the textile chemists;
( Nov 21 2019 )


Fabrics that have stood the test of time. Printed stripes, double pinks, double blues/violets, Mid 19th C designs and colors, and more.
       ( Jun 21 2019 ) )

Fat Quarter Bundles, Scrap Bags, & Stash

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



Books, magazines, & Patterns

The best of the quilting books and magazines.

       ( Nov 22 2019 )

Notions, Gifts & More

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

       ( Jan 15 2020 )

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.



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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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old 19th Century repro scraps

Antique Fabric Study
Guide 2020

Newest Dargate....

New Jo Morton...

New from Di...

Circa 1850...
Black and Tan

Quilt Market...
I found great new repros. New Early Sampler program.

Circa 1880 Club Circa Prairie Basics + New Circe Shirtings from Marcus Brothers. See NEW Springdale Communuity Farms early 20th Century version!! Click on visual.

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