Re: [Marbling] Re: fabric manufacturers are making "marbled" fabric
- This is an art...those who value art for there crafts/their artwork will buy hand pieces if they are reasonable.So exposure is good to the medium is good,what done is done. gretchen
Angela Drake <angiedrake@...> wrote: I am a quilter who marbles and I'm not sure the answer is as simple
as good or bad. I had played with the idea of selling marbled fabric
to quilters but I found that many quilters are do-it-yourselfers and
when I showed them fabice they wanted to learn the process
themselves. Those that don't want to learn would be very happy to
buy a less expensive, machine-made product. I'm curious to hear
--- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, "Susa Glenn" <sglenn@c...> wrote:
> I am pasting a web page address here that will take you to a
> collection of machine made fabrics that are all (for the most part)
> marbled designs made by computer. There are 67 fabrics shown so
> obviously this catagory has grown a lot over the last 12 months. I
> first became aware of some of these fabrics at the wholesale quilt
> fabric show in Houston in November of 2002. There were about 6 of
> them then. A lot more fabric houses have gotten on the band wagon
> since then. Obviously they are selling; otherwise there wouldn't
> so many to choose from. So is this a resurgence of interest in
> marbling? Is this good? Is this bad? Personally, I am less than
> thrilled. I just wanted to open this up for discussion.
> You can copy this link (it is long) and paste it in your address
> & go there to look at the fabrics.
> Susa Glenn, who marbles on cotton & sells to quilters
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