It's no surprise that most fabrics found in quilt shops today are printed overseas. In fact, it was ten years ago that Cranston Print Works (which was the oldest fabric printing mill in the US at almost 200 years old) closed its US printing facility and moved it overseas as well in order to compete in the global economy.    The good news is that US printed fabrics from Cranston - and its affiliates like Schwartz-Liebman - are still available. These tightly woven cottons with their sharp, spot on screen printing and  crisp, bold colors are actually a bit of our nation's textile industry history. Vintage  and deadstock Cranston fabrics in excellent condition are always being listed in my shop (which is also .   Stop in some time and take a look for your quilting, dress making and doll clothes home sewing projects.