Where to buy small pieces of test fabric in UK?

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Where to buy small pieces of test fabric in UK?

by JoannaG » Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:16 pm

I'm looking into exploring other fabrics and counts besides Aida. I read the various posts explaining the difference between the various materials and would like to try some of them.

Is it possible to buy a small piece of fabric/offcut of the different types so as to avoid buying large pieces that will 'never' get used?
I'm really hoping there is a fabric sampler kit or something... I saw an link on one of the older posts mentioning something like this (just pay postage!) but that online shop is now closed. :cry:

Or will I just have to buy the smallest 'large' size I can find? £9 each from sew and so.

Any suggestions?

I'm based in the UK and would be looking to buy online.
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Re: Where to buy small pieces of test fabric in UK?

by Mabel Figworthy » Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:27 pm

PM me with your address - I'm sure I can put together quite a varied selection from stash :-)
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Re: Where to buy small pieces of test fabric in UK?

by JoannaG » Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:42 pm

Mabel Figworthy wrote:PM me with your address - I'm sure I can put together quite a varied selection from stash :-)


Wow, thanks Mabel.

I've sent you a pm. You are a rockstar!
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Re: Where to buy small pieces of test fabric in UK?

by wendywombat » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:36 am

JoannaG wrote:
Mabel Figworthy wrote:PM me with your address - I'm sure I can put together quite a varied selection from stash :-)


Wow, thanks Mabel.

I've sent you a pm. You are a rockstar!



She certainly is!! I had a wee bundle to try different counts from Mabel some while back . :dance:
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Re: Where to buy small pieces of test fabric in UK?

by JoannaG » Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:56 pm

Got this in the mail today!

Thank you Mabel!!!!

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Sooo exciting. Such nice and soft fabrics!
Now. Do I continue with my current WIP or do I start experimenting...decisions decisions!!!
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Re: Where to buy small pieces of test fabric in UK?

by Mabel Figworthy » Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:17 pm

Glad they arrived safely! And I hope the notes made sense...
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Re: Where to buy small pieces of test fabric in UK?

by nannyrainbow » Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:14 pm

fabulous - enjoy
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Re: Where to buy small pieces of test fabric in UK?

by wendywombat » Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:37 am

What a great haul! You will have fun playing with those....I know I did with mine. :dance:
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