This is the stack of fabrics that came in this week.
I can’t tell you how tickled I get when I get a bundle of low volume fabrics. And I know that you know that I make a LOT of low volume quilts. So I am constantly using up my stash of low volumes and what I have on hand is changing more than any of my other colors.
This week I needed to cut up fabrics for two different quilts that featured mostly low volumes and after looking at my stash there just wasn’t enough to pull it off and have the variety that I normally like to have in them. So…..I had to go shopping. This time with a purpose.
Before I go into detail about my shopping, I wanted to discuss fabric clubs and how incredibly freaking amazing they are. I was in a low volume fabric club all last year and I really want to join another. This search of the perfect low volume club led me to all different fabric shops that offer them.
So here is the list of what I found available:
Pink Castle Fabrics – you get 12 fat quarters of low volume prints every month for $30 + shipping
Westwood Acres – you get 10 fat quarters of low volume prints every month for $27.50 + shipping
Sew Lux Fabric – you get 6 fat quarters of low volume prints every month for $18 includes shipping and there is also a $5 registration fee
Pink Door Fabrics – you get 10 fat quarters of low volume prints every month for $27.50 + shipping
I really like the fabric arriving every month. I don’t have to go and search for it. It just shows up in my mailbox to make me happy and keep my stash constantly replenished.
So I needed a bunch of low volume fabrics. Here is how I purchased this bundle.
I went to Hawthorne Threads, I went to their ‘on sale‘ section, and then clicked the tab ‘view all’. They have gobs of fabrics on sale, all the time. But I basically went through and added a whole bunch of low volume fabrics to my cart. Then, when I was at the end of the list, I went to my shopping cart and got rid of all the ones I didn’t really like and purchased the rest. Voila!
I ended up with about 20 half yards of fabric for around $65. Not too shabby. That’s around $3.25 a half yard, some of the prices varied a bit.
Another hint: I do this quite a bit when I’m needing to replenish a certain color in my stash.