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Since I don't have very many, hardly any, batiks would you please tell me if this is a good deal or not at Connecting Threads?

http://www.connectingthreads.c...ent=1--BatikSamplers
 
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Looks good to me! Smile


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Posts: 8412 | Location: California | Registered: Sep 02, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I'd buy !!!


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Posts: 8875 | Location: usually not where I need to be. | Registered: Sep 18, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Although my experience with their batiks is over a year old, I found them to be way better than what JoAnn sells, but considerably thinner than LQS quality.
 
Posts: 500 | Registered: Jul 28, 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Yes. I love batiks and I've bought them from CT before. They have very high quality fabrics. I have been so tempted by their sales lately, but still in "use it up" mode and so far, am resisting.

Plus, isn't that flower fabric just adorable? I love it.


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Posts: 3993 | Location: Maryland | Registered: Sep 26, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I have a ton of Batiks but am thinking about buying multiple sizes of these it is really good quality fabric has a nice feel


Kayla

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Posts: 696 | Location: Glendale, Arizona | Registered: Jan 02, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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So, have there been any problems with their batik colors running?


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Posts: 7384 | Location: Highland, CA Zone 9b  | Registered: Sep 18, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I haven't had any problems, I never pre-wash my fabric and have used their fabric in numerous projects. I do always check deep reds just because you know how reds can be Smile


Kayla

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Posts: 696 | Location: Glendale, Arizona | Registered: Jan 02, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I LOVE CT batiks!!! Have lots of them... affordable, great quality, hold up well ... I haven't had any problems with colors running, and I did my DD's quilt all in CT batiks Smile


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Posts: 7980 | Location: digging my way out of that place I call my sewing room | Registered: Apr 17, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I've been very pleased with everything I've bought from Connecting Threads, just didn't know about the price. I did check against Fabric.com and their's is at least $2 more per yard.

Connecting Threads is always very tempting.
 
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I have bought their batik charm packs and 10" squares and was very pleased.

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And we all know how easy it is to put together a $50 order so no shipping charge Smile


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Posts: 696 | Location: Glendale, Arizona | Registered: Jan 02, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I've purchased the batiks from CT in the past and have always liked what I got. I do wash batiks before using though - they are more apt to run so I just make it a habit to wash them before using them. Even the yellows - all brands/manufacturers - and the normal reds, purples, etc. Better to be safe than sorry.
 
Posts: 6442 | Location: Great Midwest | Registered: Oct 29, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I love batiks. I generally stick to the major brands like Hoffman, etc. I have never had a batik that blend. True batiks are boiled to remove the resist and that process also remove the over dying which is what generally causes bleeding. (that and inferior dyes).
With that said, I have bought from CT and have been pleased with their products and service.
 
Posts: 3282 | Location: NY | Registered: Aug 30, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I also have CT batiks that I like. Now trying not to buy their summer line since I need to save money...
 
Posts: 1633 | Location: Idaho | Registered: Aug 12, 2005Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I have lots of CT batiks and have not had any problem with them bleeding.
 
Posts: 3094 | Location: Florida Panhandle | Registered: Sep 19, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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