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Quilting Cottons

On Board Fabrics chooses quilting fabrics that make a splash in any quilter's stash!

We carry only 100% cotton prints and batiks.

All of our quilting fabrics are 45" wide.

We stock quilting fabrics by Alexander Henry Fabrics, Hoffman Fabrics of California, Timeless Treasures Fabrics, Dear Stella Fabrics, Heather Bailey Fabrics, Robert Kaufman Fabrics, Quilting Treasures Fabrics, Blank Quilting Fabrics, Freespirit Fabrics, Bella by Lotta Jansdotter Fabrics, Amy Butler Fabrics, Sandi Henderson Fabrics, Marcus Brothers Fabric, VIP Cranston printworks,Thimbleberries, RJR Fabrics and other leading designers of quilting cottons. Our novelty prints include nautical prints, lobster fabric, sailboat fabric, lighthouse fabric, loon fabric, blueberry fabric, fish fabric, seashell fabric, and other Maine theme cotton prints.

Can I make curtains out of quilting fabric?

There are many cute novelty prints and nautical prints that do make fun curtains. The only reason to choose a decorating fabric over a quilting fabric is that quilting cottons will fade quickly in direct sunlight. Lining the quilting fabric with a standard drapery lining will help protect it from fading

What's a fat quarter?

All of our quilting fabrics are available for purchase as fat quarters as well as by-the-yard. A Traditional quarter yard of quilting weight fabric is 9"x45". A quilter's fat quarter is still one quarter of a yard of fabric: It is half the width and half the length of one yard of 45" fabric (22.5" x 18"). Most quilters find the shape of fat quarters to be more useful than a traditional quarter yard of fabric.

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