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Episode 27

Where to Find Vintage and Deadstock Fabric

Have you heard the term “deadstock” applied to fabric? What does that mean? Inspired by a thread in our community, we’ll discuss the benefits and drawbacks of deadstock, vintage, and secondhand fabric. And we’ll share some favorite places to find it.

Recently, there was a a long thread in the Seamwork community about the best sources for vintage and deadstock fabric. That led us to think: what are the real benefits and drawbacks of deadstock fabric? What does the term “deadstock” really mean? And where should you look if you want to find some?

In this episode, we explain the differences and similarities between deadstock, vintage, and secondhand fabric. We’ll also share what we think the benefits of each are, and where to find them either in person or online. Be sure to check out the links below to see some of our favorite shops.

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