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« on: February 26, 2005 04:56:18 PM »

anyone want to give me the scoop on the best fabric stores? I like CHEAP prices but good quality. City and street would be nice. I just moved here and don't know my way around to well...yet. Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2005 02:06:59 PM »

i dont know what island you are on, but when i lived there i went to fabric mart, i lived in kaneohe on oahu.  they have a website, i think its fabricmart.com, but im not sure.  check the phone book.   anyways, fabric mart was on kamehameha hwy in kaneohe, dont remember the address but it was right by the honda dealership.
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« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2005 04:37:02 PM »

Where on Oahu do you live now?
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« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2005 03:34:34 PM »

are you asking me where on oahu do I live now?

um, i moved back to california after my husband was no longer in the marines and stationed there.

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« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2005 03:46:14 PM »

I looked in the phone book so I know where they are but I want to know which one have the good bargains. I live on Oahu.
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« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2005 03:51:05 PM »

go and check em out, thats really the only way to compare prices.  i am no longer on the island, so i can't help you with that.  but thats part of the fun anyways, exploring new crafting places, and seeing what you can find.  i love finding deals.  but now i drive to LA to do it, they have the best bargains there.  sry, good luck
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« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2005 02:09:53 AM »

For selection, quality, and price, I hit Fabric Mart.  The Honolulu location (1631 Kalakaua, 947-4466) is very popular with tourists and is close to Waikiki, so they stock a lot of tropical prints.  Be sure to check out the remnants shelves upstairs!  The Aiea location is similar, in a more warehouse setting (98-023 Hekaha St, 488-8882).  I've never been to the location in Kaneohe (45-681 Kamehameha Hwy, 234-6604). 

Another cheap option - the thrift stores.  Savers, in particular (I go to the Kalihi location), will have a rack of assorted fabrics.
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« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2005 10:01:47 AM »

thanks for the tip. I will try Savers. I had a fabric Mart on the Big Island and it was ok. I'm not too into tropical.
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« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2005 05:28:13 PM »

I'm not too into tropical.
They have a lot more than just the tropical print stuff.  There's some thin, suede-like fabric there that I've been fondling.
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« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2006 02:22:17 PM »

I go to Walmart...haha!

Their selection sucks royally, but they have alot of good basic materials and colors, so you mat want to check out there. Their scrap fabric is good as well...it is nice and cheap, so if you need extra fabric for whatever reason, I would suggest seriously hitting the bargan bin in the fabric dept.
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