Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Bag and Quilt Making Resources

The following list is meant to provide sources only.  Be sure to check the home dec department at craft shops as well as hardware stores.  You never know what you'll find.  I'll update the list as I find new sources or try new products.  If you have a good source to share please let me know.

Be sure to upcycle, recycle, unicycle, bicycle...denim, tea towels, buttons, etc...check out antique shops, flea markets, surplus stores, your closets...

Bricks and Mortar Shops:

JoAnns (on line shopping available)


Hobby Lobby

Various Quilt Shops

On Line:


jcaroline creative


Create For Less

Nancy's Notions


Buckle Guy

Rick Rack and Trims:

Sew-Biz Fabrics

Harts Fabrics

JKM Ribbon and Trims

The Ribbon Jar

Purse Handles


Quilt Batting I like:

Warm and Natural

Quilter's Dream Cotton

Batting I like for bag making:

Soft and Stable

Pellon fusible thermolam

Check the above shops for:


bag hardware


bias tape makers

glamour rings


dresden rulers

On-Line fabric shops I visit:

Fabric Shack

Canton Village Quilt Works

Connecting Threads

Quilt Home

Fat Quarter Shop


Bloggers seems to be having a spacing issue.  With luck it'll be resolved or not.

~Piecefully, Stephanie


Simone de Klerk said...

Thank you for the links! Very helpful.

Nedra said...

And where do we get sweet little puppy faces?
Tell Abby she is a better than Vanna White.

Candace said...

Great resources, Stephanie - thanks! By the way - how did you Army bag go over at graduation?

Carrie P. said...

thanks for the links.
I went to applique group this morning and one of the ladies mentioned that she bought the coolest pattern using bright fabrics. It was your Barefoot in the Park.

KaHolly said...

Smart post, Stephanie!

Cindy said...

Great resources, Stephanie. Thank you so much. This will alot of help for alot of people.

I can always use another resource for buttons, rick rack and purse handles.

Ulla said...

Excellent links! Iwas surprised to see all the little things there are for bag making.

Talin's Corner said...

Thanks for the list. Will check out the ones I am not familiar with.

Magnolia Bay Quilts said...

This is great! Thanks so much for all the links!

Sew Useful Designs said...

Thank you for taking the time to share your sources with us Stephanie! It is a gorgeous post, too! Love all your pics (of your wonderful creations)! Love the bag with the star button... have you got more pics of that one on your blog? Would love to see it!

Also, love your new blog look - it doesn't matter what you do, it's always done so well and it always says "Loft Creations"!!!!

Hugs sweetie! Vikki xoxo

Shari said...

It's been my experience that the most useful things can be found in unexpected places. It's in how you look at it. Thanks for helping us think outside the box...

Carolyn said...

Very helpful links. Love all your pics, Thanks for the list.

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Ramona said...

Thanks for the links. I really love your vintage spool pattern.

Michele said...

How kind of you to share :-) this will be very helpful!

pratima said...

This is awesome, Stephanie! Thanks so much for this helpful list. It must've taken quite a while to compose all the links and pictures. Your tips are brilliant. I can see myself often coming back to this very helpful list. Thank you!!

Houseelf said...

Thanks for the links Stephanie. Blogger has certainly been a pain lately.