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So where do you buy Christmas fabric?

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caffeinated Fri 12-Oct-12 14:22:56

An wanting to make the children matching(ish) Christmas stockings this year. I bought expensive ones for our first 2 and struggled to find anything to match for subsequent dc. Looking for seasonal fabric which ideally would have modern prints.

FredWorms Fri 12-Oct-12 14:33:02

I've always found a good selection just by trawling Ebay smile

Zwitterion Fri 12-Oct-12 14:52:25

Moda's Christmas charm packs are great for this. I've just made 2 stockings from 1 pack - it was their new one (can't remember the name sorry) and cost £10.

I split the pack into reds and greens, made 2 patchwork 'quilts', and cut the stocking shapes from this. They co-ordinate, but are not the same, and saves buying lots of different fabrics.

Fabric Rehab online do lovely, vintage and Scandi prints. Country Threads Patchwork (based in Bath) has a good online store, this is where I get most of my fabric from.

caffeinated Fri 12-Oct-12 16:34:42

Zwitterion I had just been wanting the moda joy fabrics so thanks for the tip that a charm pack will make 2 because i was wondering about quantities.

Zwitterion Fri 12-Oct-12 16:56:10

Only the fronts though - to clarify. I just used a cheap cord for the backs and cuffs, and a poly cotton for the lining.

caffeinated Fri 12-Oct-12 17:19:14

I was just gonna do the fronts anyhow. Hadn't thought of cord for the back. Fab idea.

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