Tip: Record Bolt-End Information
This reader-submitted tip was originally featured in Quick Stuff to Quilt (Fall 2014).
When I purchase new fabric, I take a photo of the information on the boltend label using my phone or digital camera before the clerk cuts the piece. I fold the fabric over the bolt’s top, so the right side shows above the label, and I capture the fabrics’s pattern and color with the label. I have a printer that makes 4-inch by 5-inch color prints from a memory card without requiring a computer. The photo makes a great fabric collection reference file.
-Fred Shultz, Burtonsville, Maryland
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