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« on: March 30, 2007 10:16:12 PM »

Do tell. Hancock and Joann's are boring me lately.
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« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2007 12:28:57 AM »

yes they bore me too... especially since i worked for hancocks, i know their stock backwards and forwards. The only other fabric store i shop at in austin is honeybee quilt shop, which is quilting fabric, i'm not sure what kind of fabric you're looking for but honeybee's is definitely my favorite fabric store in austin. There is also calico corners, which i haven't been to in forever but i think they are mostly a home dec store.
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« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2007 08:38:21 PM »

I don't know what specific kind of fabric you're looking for, but I think Silk Road has a nice selection especially for silks, velvets and other fancy stuff. They also have a nice collection of vintage buttons.
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« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2007 04:23:02 PM »

Hi I'm new to Craftster, but just wanted to let you know I just opened a new fabric store and sewing lounge!

www.austincraftoram a.com

check it out!
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« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2007 02:41:54 PM »

whoaaa your craft store looks amazing, austincraftorama!! i live in waco but i come to austin every once in a while to hang out with friends there and go to shows. i  will definately try to come to your store next time i come down though! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2007 03:28:52 PM »

i was in there on friday and its super cool! i got some awesome alexander henry fabric i had been looking for!
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« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2007 02:45:48 PM »

I'm so glad you guys like the little store!!  We'll be adding lots of stuff in the coming months.  Coming soon embroidery parties, birthday parties, fun stuff for First Thursdays on S. Congress and so on!   Cool
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« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2007 08:18:18 AM »

I found this while wandering the internet:

http://www.firstsamples.com/pages/textiles_trims_notions.shtml

Basically, it's a list of places some sewing school recommends.  I've only been to Fanny's and Silk Road, but it's good to have some places to check out.
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« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2007 08:28:37 AM »

So this is actually linked to on the last page I suggested, but it's much better, so I thought I'd throw it up here, too.

http://www.dioramarama.com/kmel/austinfabric.html
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