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helentastic
« on: February 14, 2008 08:24:49 AM »

Hey, I live here in Louisville and I was wondering if anyone knew any good fabric stores around town.  Hopefully the south or east end or on Bardstown.  I'm looking for something a little different.  I'm kind of tired of Dee's and Hancocks and such.


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« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2008 07:11:26 PM »

The obvious first answer is Baer's on Market St. downtown. If you're looking for quilt fabric, there is a little shop inside Mid City Mall called Forget Me Not. There's another quilt shop I like in J-town, on Taylorsville Rd. It's called Among Friends. There's a shop on Frankfort Ave. called 2023 that I like for lots of stuff and sometimes I find great mid-century fabric there. I haven't been there in a while, so I'm not sure whether she's carrying fabric there anymore.
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« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2008 09:16:43 AM »

Baer's is no more... RIP Baer's, you served me well. Your boxes of buttons, your musty bargin bins, your random displays of temporary tattoos...Gone.

So now there is a rather lackluster selection of fabric stores in the Greater Louisville area, in my opinion. I also am sick of Dee's and Hancock. Everytime I go into Hancock, no matter what location, I feel like the staff is unhelpful and if you're working on a project that is anything other than quilting or garment-making from a pattern, then they are relatively clueless as how to help you. Grrr.

Really I just store-hop for fabrics and I have no allegiance to any. Recently a Hobby Lobby came to be on Breckinridge. Their selection is a bit crap and they can be overpriced, but it's good in a pinch and it is an all-encompassing craft store, so they have a lot of other fun things there. Oh, and they do have regular sales on fabric, so you can find some good deals here and there.
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« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2008 05:51:48 PM »

I like Happy Hearts Shop on Old Third Street.
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« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2008 01:13:06 PM »

I'm not a quilter but I LOVE Happy Hearts.
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« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2009 09:43:48 PM »

there's a joanns that just opened up near St. Matthew's Mall, and I believe by Trinity high school where the Vogue theatre used to be, there's a store called Sew Vain in the back. I have only driven past there, though.
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