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Popular Patchwork December 2009

Popular Patchwork December 2009

View the contents pages of the new December issue of your favourite Patchwork magazine, this month we're getting ready for Christmas in a big way!

suzette05/11/2009 06:58:32
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can any one tell me where i can purchase fabric that i can put through my printer to put photos on read about it a while ago but now cant find article 
Angela05/11/2009 08:47:07
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11 articles
Hi Suzette...I always buy my fabric to print on from Crafty Computer Paper - they quite often have special offers and they always arrive very quickly (Royal Mail Strikes allowing!!)  Take a look - I buy cotton sheets and organza mainly and never had any problems
Katy05/11/2009 09:12:33
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HI Suzette, Angela has beaten me to it, but I buy from them too, I've tried quite a few brands, and I am very happy withn their products, they are really good, and much better than some I've used.
Ros05/11/2009 10:02:25
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185 photos
Thanks Angela and Katy, This was on my 'to do' list!  I have just placed an order with them.
Fiona06/11/2009 11:03:32
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looks fun - I've used printing fabric for labels but haven't actually gone much further yet but some of those ideas look very tempting!
Maggi B06/11/2009 19:31:48
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I print all mine on PFD fabric, just cut it to size and spray baste it onto a piece of printer paper and away it goes. Far cheaper than buying specially prepared sheets.
This quilt was printed that way.

Marian T06/11/2009 20:48:37
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7 articles
Hi Maggi
I love this piece of work...please tell me what PDF fabric is and is it colour-fast after machine washing?
Janet M07/11/2009 00:51:40
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Hi Maggi,
that sounds good, the sheets are expensive to buy. Where do you get yours from may I ask.Please....preety please. I buy mine from Rio designs at the mo. Unless it is for postcards then I just use plain cotton and go for it.
suzette07/11/2009 12:45:43
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thank to all who answered
have now purchased some and it arrived next day  could not wait to try it but at first it would not go through printer it kept jamming in middle    unfortunately wasted three pieces of the printable material decided to stick it to a piece of normal paper and away it went really pleased now only problem now ink cartridges are low but that i can fix
maggi your idea sounds good but what is pdf  fabric
once again a big thank you
Maggi B07/11/2009 14:29:45
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PFD fabric is Prepared for Dyeing, it doesn't have any finishes in it. I have used it for cushions and have washed them although there has been some fading in the sun but so do commercial fabrics if you are silly enough to let the sunlight get to them too much - ask me how I know that one!
I get mine from Whaleys of Bradford. Very good service but be aware that prices don't include VAT.
Suzette, to stop your pieces jamming  cut off of small piece from the bottom right hand corner - or left if it is catching on that side. Hey presto it will go through without a problem.

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