New from Wilmington ~ Starts Late June!

This fascinating new Prismatic quilt design featuring Wilmington Batiks is a tribute to color! It has a full spectrum of rich colors set against black creating a true showpiece quilt that will brighten a traditional room or enhance a modern decor.

Prismatic Queen Size!
Exclusive King Size!

As many of you know, we specialize in making larger size quilts. Here's our King size version of Prismatic.
What is Included?

All original Wilmington batiks, a Boo-Boo Bundle of extra fabrics ("just in case"), Binding, Backing and our Exclusive Cutting Diagrams!
All Kansas and Nebraska Shop Hop

Exclusive Fabric Essentials Projects!

Each store in the shop hop has designed projects using the special shop hop fabric. In addition, the Shop Hop magazine has six projects for you!

Store Hours - Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm
(Please note that we are generally in the store by 9am)
Special Shop Hop Saturdays - May 22 and 29

Table Topper!

Our table topper is available in two versions: Kansas or Nebraska!
Mystery Fat Quarters!

13 Fat Quarters for Only $19.99!

High quality quilting fabrics.
Limit 5 bags per customer!
Looking for a New Project?

We Have Kits ~ All Styles, Sizes & Colors!

Baby quilts, bed quilts & wall quilts ~ bags, placemats, table toppers, runners, pillows, tree skirts, panel quilts and more!
Available Now!

Update ~ Masterpiece!

Our program includes a boo-boo bundle of extra fabrics, binding, backing and cutting diagrams!

Masterpiece Backing ~ Included!

P.S. If you've already signed up, but haven't made your backing choice, please contact us right away with your 1st, 2nd and 3rd choices.
Heart's Desire Quilt Kit!

The Heart’s Desire quilt (72in x 90in) and pillow features a project panel with an inspirational theme and uses seven coordinates from the Masterpiece collection.
Available Now!


Nancy Rink's latest BOM design for Marcus Fabrics!
Moonlight ~ Two Sizes ~ Only a Few Left!

It's time to sign up for this stunning batik quilt by Wilmington Prints! The Queen size 95" x 95" is shown below. We have also created an exclusive King size (115" x 115") for those of you who need larger sizes.
Galactic Explosion Mars ~ Two Sizes!

If you liked Nancy Rink's Amish With a Twist quilt series, you'll like Galactic Explosion. We've enlarged the quilt (as we tend to do!) and offer two sizes in two colorways!

P.S. We cut all kits in advance and put them in a bag. When you sign up, we put your name on the bag and you are guaranteed to get everything you have paid for!
Why Fabric Essentials?

Your Flexible BOM Headquarters!

We build our Block-of-the-Month programs around YOU!

  • Start Date? Register now, start when you are ready to sew!
  • Delivery? Take 1 block, 2 blocks, 3 blocks per month, or get the complete set of kits in one shipment. It's up to you!
  • Multiple BOMs? We can send them together to save on shipping.
  • Snowbird? We can change your shipping address to accommodate your travel schedule.
  • Payment Date? Tell us when you want us to run your credit card!

We hope you'll join us for one or more projects!
Marsha Doyenne

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Need a few quick gifts? Toweling on the roll to the rescue ~ 16" and 18" widths, pre-hemmed on the sides. Just cut and sew. What could be simpler?

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Our 7th Month as an Etsy Star Seller!
This is quite an honor, and I thank our staff for making it happen!
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Thank You!

We appreciate all of you and thank you for your support of our small business!

Marsha Doyenne and the staff of Fabric Essentials
Tina, Danny, Melissa, Marlene and Erin

Store Hours - Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm
Special Shop Hop Saturdays - May 22 and 29

Contact us at 1-785-243-4044 or
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