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I received defective fabric ordered online. What should I do...

amdovers

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I received some suiting fabric I bought online. There are some areas that have very small parts as if they have been "eroded", "or pricked with a needle". And those parts can be counted. I think there were at least 4 of those spots, an not in the corners or sides, but in the central area of the fabric. Since the fabric is large (3.5meters), I´m not sure if this is a problem, I guess that it can be cut in the right way. But I´m not sure because is the first time I oder fabric online and I´m not a tailor.

I hope I have described well what I´ve seen, if I didn´t explain well, I can take some pictures later.


The wool suiting fabric has several small imperfections. I wonder if that´s normal in a large suit piece of fabric like the one I ordered, and if the tailor knows how to cut that piece so no imperfections are shown in the final suit?

So, should I worry about those small imperfections that appear here and there in the wool suit fabric, or is it quite common?
 

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Originally Posted by amdovers
I received some suiting fabric I bought online. There are some areas that have very small parts as if they have been "eroded", "or pricked with a needle". And those parts can be counted. I think there were at least 4 of those spots, an not in the corners or sides, but in the central area of the fabric. Since the fabric is large (3.5meters), I´m not sure if this is a problem, I guess that it can be cut in the right way. But I´m not sure because is the first time I oder fabric online and I´m not a tailor.

I hope I have described well what I´ve seen, if I didn´t explain well, I can take some pictures later.


The wool suiting fabric has several small imperfections. I wonder if that´s normal in a large suit piece of fabric like the one I ordered, and if the tailor knows how to cut that piece so no imperfections are shown in the final suit?

So, should I worry about those small imperfections that appear here and there in the wool suit fabric, or is it quite common?


Take a picture of the defective areas, send it to the vendor, and ask them to replace the fabric with a piece that is free of defects. Many vendors will allow you to return a piece of fabric within 30-60 days of purchase.
 

Dakota rube

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Get a refund.
Keep the fabric.
Sell the fabric on SF.
$$Profit$$
 

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