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A peek inside Dressew

Uh oh… just what I needed! I wandered into Dressew in downtown Vancouver (which is already full of excellent cheap deals) to find they have a half price sale. I’d been dressing people up all morning (volunteering for Dress for Success, which is worthy of its own post someday too) so I had clothes and […]

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Vintage Fabric Finds

I can’t go on Etsy unless I know I have hours to spend. It’s an endless treasure chest of pretty homemade and vintage goodies, especially vintage fabric! Up till now, all I’ve been doing is admiring a long list of favourites I dream of owning. But now, a little section of my favourites list is […]

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Fabric stores in Hawaii

I squeezed in a visit to a fabric store while I was on vacation in Hawaii. We checked with the front desk, and sure enough, one of the places on my Google map was within walking distance. After walking for an hour in 30-degree heat, we arrived at Fabric Mart, which did not disappoint. You […]

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Fabric Too Beautiful to Cut

Have you ever bought a piece of fabric that was just too beautiful to cut? I have. It’s the most luscious peachy-pink silk brocade, much lighter weight that you’d expect from a brocade, with glimmering gold thread woven in. A friend brought it back from India and now it’s not only beautiful but travelled halfway […]

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