Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Tips for choosing your quilting fabric online!

First tip on choosing quilting fabric online
Since there are many fabric and sewing online shops selling their sewing patterns and fabric materials online, it is now easier for you to buy them at the comfort of your house. Although there are pro but there are cons as well. Keep in mind that if you decided to buy your quilting fabric online or other sewing kit or accessories online, do you home work and making sure that you are dealing with a trustworthy merchant online.
Second tip on choosing quilting fabric online
Also, if you are on a shoe string budget, you may consider going to auction sites. From within auction sites, you can look through pictures, seller comments and reviews, the terms and conditions, quality of the quilting fabric. These are all important point to consider as you will know first hand who to deal with and how reputable they are.
Third tip on choosing quilting fabric online
Now, a lot of beginners or novices are making this mistake. Some sellers are looking at selling by the yard or by the “fat quarter”. Before you buy, make sure what kind of fabric you are buying and what you are paying for. In the ideal world, it is a better deal to pay for a yard of fabric rather than a “fat quarter”.
Fourth tip on choosing quilting fabric online
To fully understand how to choose quilt fabric online, you can join quilting fabric facebook group or forums. The latter will provide more information and you can make friends and ask question on fabric while joining facebook group will open doors for you to learn more from other expert quilters, who knows, you may pick up a trick or tip from them. If the group or forums that you are in are founded by fabric seller, then you may get better quality fabric and cheaper rates from them.

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