How We Buy Fabric: FAQ’s
Here at Wooden Spools you will find a wide variety of quilting fabric. We carry everything from vintage feed sack fabric to currently produced lines. We purchase 95% of our fabric from quilters…”reviving” that wonderful fabric that was stashed away and never used!
Frequently Asked Questions:
What kind of fabric do you buy?
We purchase 100% cotton, quilt shop quality fabric that is in the same condition as when you purchased it new!
A few examples of Quilt Shop Quality fabric manufacturers: Moda, Hoffman, Kaufman, Timeless Treasures, SSI, Blank Quilting, Red Rooster, RJR, Marcus Brothers, Henry Glass, Benartex, David Textiles, Clothworks, Fabric Traditions, P & B Textiles, Kona Bay Cotton…….
(This is not a complete list – please call if you have questions)
I have some fabric that I purchased at Jo-Ann Fabrics. Is that quilt shop quality?
Jo-Ann fabric, Hobby Lobby, VIP Cranston etc. fall into the category of “chain store quality” and at this time we are not purchasing chain store quality fabric.
What are your requirements for the condition of the fabric:
From a non-smoking home
No odor (for example – moth balls, etc.)
No pet hair
No fading on the fold lines, stains, etc.
Straight, smooth edges – no fussy cuts!
No pre-washed fabric
Is there a minimum size that you will purchase?
Yes, all fabric pieces need to be a quarter yard minimum, either
Fat Quarter (18” x 22”) OR
Quarter yard (9”) x full width of fabric, with both selvage edges)
I’ve already trimmed the selvage from my fabric, is that ok?
No, all fabric pieces must have:
Both selvage edges
(fat quarters should have one selvage edge)
Folded selvage to selvage
I have fabric that is on the bolt. Do I need to remove it from the bolt?
No, we can weight it right on the bolt and adjust for the weight of the bolt.
Do you purchase Christmas, Halloween and other holiday fabric?
Yes, but not year-round. Check with us when you schedule your appointment, to see if we are purchasing it at that time.
How much fabric can I bring at my appointment?
Up to 50 lbs of fabric per appointment. If you have more, you might want to consider scheduling more than one appointment.
How much do you pay for fabric?
Currently we are paying $6 per pound for quilt shop quality 100% cotton fabric, and $7 per pound for batiks
How and when will we be paid?
You will receive a check for your fabric immediately!
Call us for an appointment: (303) 761-9231