Frequently Asked Questions
All our fabric is sold using yard units. If you need your fabric in meters, please see our conversion calculator to convert meters to yards.
The smallest cut we offer for Tana Lawn® off the bolt is a quarter yard (or a fat quarter).
A Fat Quarter is the same amount of fabric as a normal quarter yard cut but has different dimensions. A normal (or long) quarter yard cut is 9” x 52” and a fat quarter cut is 18” x 26.”
A Fat 8th is half of a fat quarter. It measures approximately 18” x 13.”
A Fat 16th is half of a fat 8th. It measures approximately 9” x 13.”
We are in beautiful downtown Ann Arbor. Our studio address is:
122 S Main Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Unfortunately we are not accepting visitors at this time.
Absolutely! Either leave a note at checkout or contact us, and we would be happy to arrange a studio pick up.
We are currently shipping in 1-5 business days, depending on current collection releases and store sales.
We ship via USPS unless otherwise requested. USPS packages are currently arriving in 2-10 business days for domestic deliveries.
Yes! We can overnight your package via UPS Next Day Air. However, please be aware that overnighting your package will not expedite your package in the studio. If you are in a hurry, please contact us and we can give you a better idea of when we can get your package out.
Absolutely! You can choose your shipping options during checkout. We ship with both USPS and DHL.
DHL is currently arriving in 3-5 business days.
USPS is currently arriving in 1-3 months. There is no guaranteed shipping time with USPS. If you need your package in a guaranteed timely manner, please select DHL at checkout.
Customs and duties are not included in your shipping costs. Please be aware of any custom charges that may be applicable to you order before ordering. We are not responsible for customs, or any other fees, associated with sending a package internationally.
We cannot mark a package as “gift” or declare a lower value on customs forms. It is our company policy to be truthful on all international declarations.
As of January 1st, 2021, DuckaDilly will collect VAT on all orders valued £135 (approximately $180) or less. For orders over £135, UK customers are responsible for making VAT payments. This is a new requirement due to Brexit.
We have many helpful calculators available on our website. Visit our calculator page to help determine your fabric needs.
The smallest cut that we sell is a quarter yard.
Liberty Tana Lawn® does not need to be pre-washed before working with it. Because of the high-quality production of the fabric, shrinkage when washing is negligible.
While hang drying is preferable, you can also tumble dry on low.
Iron on a cotton setting with steam.
Sewing Machine Needles:
Schmetz Microtex 70/10
To avoid distorting fabric, we like to use Clover Extra Fine Patchwork
Fine needle (size 10-12) for hand sewing
For quilting, we like to use a high-quality cotton thread such as Aurifil.
For garment sewing, we prefer to use all-purpose polyester thread, such as Gütermann or Mettler
For EPP, our favorite thread is Bottom Line 60wt by Superior Threads.
There are many wonderful batting options. With Liberty Tana Lawn, we prefer to use natural fibers. Here are some of our favorite types of batting:
Bamboo: Winline 6oz Bamboo
Wool: Quilter’s Dream Wool
Cotton: Quilter’s Dream Cotton
We send our sample quilts to the incredibly talented Melissa Kelley from Sew Shabby Quilting.
Shortly after opening on Regent Street London in 1875, Arthur Liberty became renowned for his silks. By the 1890s Liberty Fabrics was a byword for the very best of avant-garde textile design. Today, every bolt of Liberty fabric is the product of a bespoke production process: hand drawn or painted by the in-house design team in London, Soho. Transformed onto fabric at Liberty’s own Italian printing mill, near Lake Como. Liberty Fabrics are created by skilled technicians who oversee the production of over 300 different designs every year.
A famous masterpiece of fabric technology, Tana Lawn® is fine, cool, and durable with a silk-like feel.
Made from specially selected ultra-fine, long staple Egyptian cotton, its bespoke process has been fine-tuned by Liberty Fabrics experts over the last 100 years. The qualities of the weave provide a brilliant base material on which to print Liberty’s lustrous textile designs. Today, Tana Lawn® continually evolves as Liberty Fabrics works with new technologies and processes to ensure it maintains its reputation as the best printed cotton available.