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Pat M. posted on Mon, Apr 4 2011 1:57 PM

Has anyone ever ordered fabric from Connecting Threads (located in Vancouver, WA)?  I am wondering about the quality of the fabric.

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Pat, I have ordered several times from them. When they have a sale, they have a sale! You know what company makes the fabric and you can view the fabric up close. I have ordered 3 different fat quarter kits and it was like Christmas when the box arrived.

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Answered (Verified) Ginny replied on Mon, Apr 4 2011 2:47 PM
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I ,too, have ordered from them several times.  The only thing that I can add is that the colors you see in the catalog are not  always true as printed, and that a couple of them had larger patterns in them than was anticipated.  But you could always ask to see swatches before you purchase.  I have been using their threads also - Great bargains

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Answered (Verified) Nana replied on Mon, Apr 4 2011 3:11 PM
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Pat

I have ordered fabrics from Connecting Threads for several years.  I love their fabrics and I especially love their prices.  Their thread is pretty good as well.  I don't think you will be disappointed.   Like Richard I always order over $50 to get the free shipping.  You receive your order fairly quickly as well.

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Pat,

I too have ordered from CT. Very happy with the quality of the fabric I bought ( It has  the same feel as the  Moda I purchased last year). and the batiks are beautiful! I did find the batiks not as vibrant as they come off over computer, but for me that was a good thing and some of the colors are off over computer, but if you're in doubt order charms. I thought Shipping time was good for the distance it had to travel. I purchased the mirages in both colorways. Great choice of colors, and great prices. Haven't ordered any Quilters Candy solids, but will definitely vouch for the rest. Plus, I love the fact that when I order I'm helping to support a USA company. 

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I have been ordering from Connecting Threads for several years now.  I have bought fabric, thread, kits and books through them and have never been disappointed.  I even got my Kangaroo sewing table through them.  I think you will be pleased.  Even when not on sale, their fabrics is a good price. 

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Answered (Verified) Marie replied on Mon, Apr 4 2011 4:31 PM
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Pat, it's all been said and I agree with everyone, especially when they say it's made here in the USA!

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Hi Pat,

I too, order from Connecting threads and have no complaint at all.  My first order was fat quarters in many shades and prints of brown and I used them to make the Hunter's quilt in my gallery.  Love the hand of the material that I purchased.

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 I order almost all my fabric from CT. I buy layer cakes (stacks), charm packs , jellly rolls and this gives me an idea of what the fabric looks like and then will order by the yard if I need it. I use the Essentials Thread line and have no problem with it. Books, notions, tools... It is my favorite online place to shop.

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Yep...I love Connecting Threads.  I shop their sales and give away their kits for gifts to fellow quilters. 

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You can't go wrong with Connecting Threads.

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Pat, I have ordered from them several times and have always been happy, I also have been to there brick & mortar store when we went on a family trip to Oregon.  The store is right across the bridge from Portland and I made my husband drive over so that I could go shopping.  Very, very nice store.

Currently I am doing a block of the month  for a calendar keeper on their website also.

Enjoy your shopping and hope to see what you construct with your purchases!!!

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I order from them all the time.  Fabric is wonderful, customer service is great if there ever happens to be an issue, and the shipping time is very quick.  I wouldn't hesitate it ordering at all.

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Answered (Verified) Jean replied on Tue, Apr 5 2011 11:42 AM
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Nana, received mine yesterday and already have a couple pages marked for things to order!!  I love Connecting Threads and have never been disappointed with anything from them yet!

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Answered (Verified) Diane replied on Tue, Apr 5 2011 9:28 PM
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I have ordered from Connecting Threads multiple times and have always been happy with the fabric I purchased.  It was the same quality as I have purchased at local quilt shops. 

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Answered (Verified) Joni replied on Thu, Apr 7 2011 12:59 PM
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Love CT, and especially love the Essential Threads, never break, shred or knot up.  Wonderful in both my machines, a Brother and a Featherweight.  Haven't changed thread in serger so that remains to be tried, no doubt it will be fine.

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Answered (Verified) gini replied on Thu, Apr 7 2011 2:50 PM
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i've ordered from connecting threads.   their fabrics have a very nice hand feel, but i don't think they have as high a thread count as some of the nicer quilting fabrics.   gini

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You can't go wrong with Connecting Threads.

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Pat, I have ordered from them several times and have always been happy, I also have been to there brick & mortar store when we went on a family trip to Oregon.  The store is right across the bridge from Portland and I made my husband drive over so that I could go shopping.  Very, very nice store.

Currently I am doing a block of the month  for a calendar keeper on their website also.

Enjoy your shopping and hope to see what you construct with your purchases!!!

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I order from them all the time.  Fabric is wonderful, customer service is great if there ever happens to be an issue, and the shipping time is very quick.  I wouldn't hesitate it ordering at all.

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Nana replied on Tue, Apr 5 2011 11:31 AM

Just received a new Connecting Threads catalog.  They have some beautiful new spring batiks.

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Answered (Verified) Jean replied on Tue, Apr 5 2011 11:42 AM
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Nana, received mine yesterday and already have a couple pages marked for things to order!!  I love Connecting Threads and have never been disappointed with anything from them yet!

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Answered (Verified) Diane replied on Tue, Apr 5 2011 9:28 PM
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I have ordered from Connecting Threads multiple times and have always been happy with the fabric I purchased.  It was the same quality as I have purchased at local quilt shops. 

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Answered (Verified) Joni replied on Thu, Apr 7 2011 12:59 PM
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Love CT, and especially love the Essential Threads, never break, shred or knot up.  Wonderful in both my machines, a Brother and a Featherweight.  Haven't changed thread in serger so that remains to be tried, no doubt it will be fine.

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Answered (Verified) gini replied on Thu, Apr 7 2011 2:50 PM
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i've ordered from connecting threads.   their fabrics have a very nice hand feel, but i don't think they have as high a thread count as some of the nicer quilting fabrics.   gini

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I am late to this post as usual.   I have ordered several things from Connecting Threads and have yet to be disappointed.  The fabric has been top notch and I love the sales they have

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finers4 replied on Tue, Apr 12 2011 12:51 AM

stink they don't ship to new zealand :(

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gini:

i've ordered from connecting threads.   their fabrics have a very nice hand feel, but i don't think they have as high a thread count as some of the nicer quilting fabrics.   gini

Gini~Please tell us what your favorite online shop is.

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I agree...buy what is made in the USA!

I have ordered many times and the fabric quality is great!

I have no idea of how many yards of fabric I have....but I have two bedrooms full of bolts of fabric. Lots of shelving and more stacks of fabric. I should buy stock in plastic containers too. The smaller bits of fabric I have sorted by size and color ala' Bonnie Hunter's Scrap USER System. Instant sewing pleasure!

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gini replied on Tue, Apr 12 2011 11:53 PM

Diane Morgan:
Please tell us what your favorite online shop is.

i have never had a problem ordering online, no bad experiences.  i order more from equilter, just because of the variety.  

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Marie replied on Wed, Apr 13 2011 11:46 AM

Megan, sorry CT doesn't ship to NZ.  Do you have family or friends from the USA who could buy and ship it to you?  

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