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snowpeaonthevine
« on: December 05, 2008 08:46:43 PM »

Hi, I do all kinds of crafts,sewing,quilting,makeing dolls plus more..I am new to Missouri and really dont know where to go to get some good deals on materials to make different things.Thrift stores ect. Does any one the names of places to go..I am open to any places to buy things.

Hope someone out there can help me..Also I am looking for classes or even if any of you guys get together and meet. If there is nothing like that would any one like to get together.

I would like to get a group together and meet a couple days out of the month.Does any one have any Ideas..would like to here them if anyone is interested in doing this kind of thing.

Hope to hear from some one out there
Carol
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ManiacChick
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2008 06:28:14 PM »

Hey I don't live in springfeild but i go there to shop. ANyways one of the best in springfeild of course is hobby lobby or joanns though Joanns tends to be more expensive on things sometimes such as sculpey. also some of the dollar store around ther have really good craft sections. Welcome to Missouri!
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cosyjo
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2009 04:35:24 PM »

On the corner of Sunshine and Freemont is a store called FM it looks like a dump but once you go in you'll have a really hard time leaving. there is everything there and it's cheap. A real dream store........try it you'll love it
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ozarkcat
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2009 12:23:27 PM »

I totally agree about the FM store - it ROCKS! I prefer Hobby Lobby to Hancock's or Joanne's because they tend to have both better everyday prices and bigger sales for the most part. They've also got a lot bigger supply on types of crafts/arts, rather than just what's popular at the moment.
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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2009 10:59:24 PM »

I live by the FM store & never have been.  Drool ladies, I live by all the crafting stores, lol.  I love it.  My Mom went to the FM store the other day & bought me the most beautiful fabric.  I really need to go.

I love Hancock's, especially at night.  The night staff are just sweeties.  JoAnn's is one of my haunts but I hardly buy fabric there.  Hobby Lobby has been getting some cute things in but it's so limited.  I blow insane amount of money in that store.  I stick with Michael's because there is no fabric. Smiley 

Don't forget WalMart. All of them, except South Campbell, are still carrying fabric.  Some of it is at JoAnn's for one half cheaper.

I wish there were crafting get together here.  I would be the first in line.  Either everyone is hiding or I am missing something.
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« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2009 08:23:00 AM »

Well, we sometimes do workdays at our farm where folks can bring whatever projects they're working on/want to learn about/etc. We don't have any scheduled at the moment due to impending graduation (one more week - yaaaay!!!!!) but will probably schedule some after that. They'll probably show up on our website at www.mistymanormercers.com. I'll try to keep folks posted here, as well. Would that help?
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« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2009 12:44:35 PM »

That does help.  You have a nice website. I found another store yesterday that has the most beautiful beads.  It's the Bead Gallery on Glenstone across the street from Subway.  The owner is a real sweetheart.  The beads were priced great. 
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shelina
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2009 02:58:44 PM »

Does anyone know of any good places in Springfield that I can sale my handmade items or a place to get a booth?
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« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2009 01:00:13 PM »

Just moved to Springfield as well! I'm in college going for a Art and Design degree. The FM Store does it sale good vintage fabric? or what does it have all in it!?
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