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« Reply #30 on: April 14, 2005 04:30:45 AM »

Super Happy Fun land has crafty stuff on Sundays, like screen printing workshops and such, but does anyone want to start up a swap?Huh Can sewing machine gals joing up with sticth n bitch? Should I ask another question?
« Reply #31 on: April 23, 2005 08:32:26 AM »

Here's a Yahoo!Group for Houston [Area] crocheters:


« Reply #32 on: May 22, 2005 03:19:06 AM »

ooooh, i miss htown! born & bred, but i'm currently in london for university.
thought i would share some of my favorite thrift haunts:
for those of you on the northside, there is a NAAM & Salvation Army on W FM1960 (Spring side) that we used to go to all the time. And for crafters, NAAM usually had sewing notions, yarn and materials. And their prices were pretty decent. SA prices are typically though the roof, but they have a good selection of books and homewares. On the East side of FM1960 (Humble side) there is a Goodwill Superstore off the 59 feeder just south of 1960...it's kind of hit & miss. There is also a HAAM off of Old 1960/First Street in Old Humble.
If you travel down 59 S a bit, there is a fantastic Family Thrift Center off of Little York a block or so from the feeder (past the flea market). And there is a Value Village down Tidwell which is also great for clothes.

I miss Houston thrifting! The charity shops here aren't even half as good. It's so funny, because  at some of the big vintage clothing shops in London you will find items that still have their Value Village tags on them, alot of them from Houston area stores! So that's where all the good stuff goes. Wink

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« Reply #33 on: May 25, 2005 08:06:06 AM »

We should start a monthly thrift store caravan. Anybody have a thrifty Hummer?
« Reply #34 on: May 26, 2005 06:35:15 PM »

We should start a monthly thrift store caravan. Anybody have a thrifty Hummer?

Ha ha, that would be fun.  Or a VW Bus.

« Reply #35 on: July 21, 2005 08:23:59 PM »

Hey! Sorry gone for so long, just closed a show, and have been busy.

Heres some fun news you crafty Houston divas!

Are you familiar with the houston chronicle style/shop girl? My friend and I have had this idea for a while to do a thrift/sew/craft challenge with the chronicle shop girl. She met her rep today at work and pitched the idea, and I think they are going to launch it!
Who wants in!!!!
This could be a regular column, wooohooooo!
« Reply #36 on: July 25, 2005 10:27:33 PM »

Cool, I am totally down for something like that.

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« Reply #37 on: August 11, 2005 08:51:01 PM »

I do have a VW bus...I'm in San Marcos...which is right in the middle between San Antonio and Austin!
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« Reply #38 on: August 12, 2005 03:25:02 AM »

Hiya, Houston native & resident here too. I saw a link to Stitch n Bitch - I'm a regular at the Central group, anyone else ever go? I think I need to check out some of the other crafty events too.

I sort of wish I dug on thrifting, but I go for shiny and new myself - though I can really appreciate what cool stuff could be found. Actually, I saw a tutorial for a game-board book here some time ago, and have been looking for a cheap used Scrabble board ever since...maybe it's time I actually tried a thrift store instead of HPB!
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« Reply #39 on: November 03, 2005 12:55:29 AM »

i'm in houston Smiley

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