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What To Consider Before Buying Quilting Supplies

Starting a new project can be very exciting. You feel plenty of ambition, creativity, and other pleasant feelings. When you are ready to get the essentials for the project you will embark on, it is just as important to have know-how as it is to have passion for the project. Be sure to consider some bits of information before you invest significant money on quilting supplies. 


1.) Duration of Project 

Are you working on something for a week, or are you doing it throughout a longer time frame? Whatever the case may be, you need to bear how long the process will take in mind. It can determine how much you need, what you need, and more. 



2.) Type of Project 

You wouldn't want to purchase an item that is completely irrelevant to your craft, would you? Track what you need - every piece - and you will find the correct supplies in time. Different mediums require vastly different quilting supplies. 



3.) Reputability of Store 

Going to a shop that does not have what you need or treats customers poorly is a waste of your valuable time and money. Take a look around Yelp, Facebook, and other review sites so you can be sure that the place you plan on visiting has the materials you need with the customer service to match. 



4.) Name Brand vs. Generic 

Is the brand name really that much better than a generic substitute or rival company? Do your research and see how a generic stacks up to the competition. If it works just as well, there is no need to spend extra money on a brand name! 



5.) Additional Pieces 

Some materials need an additional add-on or piece to make them function the best way possible. Ponder every piece you need, and check your list twice before you head out to the store and gather the things you require for your project. 




With these tips at your disposal, shopping for quilting supplies will be a breeze. Four Pines Quilting is happy to help you with any project you have, so give us a call at (603)543-3311 and see what we can do for you!