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« Reply #80 on: November 16, 2006 10:11:50 PM »

i think that place has closed down Sad

also, miss meshell... stop being shy, we are non-scary i promise!! and we'd love to meet you!

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« Reply #81 on: March 19, 2007 02:53:38 AM »

delurking to say hi! its awesome to see so many perthites on craftster. Does anyone know of any good craft stores around the hills?

Oh yeah, I'm currently looking for some nice 2 ply, in alpaca or silk, or wool. or almost anything the way its going. Its surprisingly hard. Any ideas?
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« Reply #82 on: March 19, 2007 05:37:56 AM »

hey. i live in darlington and glen forrest, two hills "suburbs". where i hang out is:
spotlight midland
red dot midland (neighbors with spotlight):great for marbles, canvas,                             paint, etc.
ms bow dangles, midland
and the bead stall in midland millitary markets.

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« Reply #83 on: March 20, 2007 01:50:56 AM »

thanks! i didn't know about ms bow dangles.
My haunt is Zena's fabrics and crafts in lesmurdie, its a smallish craft store.
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« Reply #84 on: March 20, 2007 02:35:13 AM »

Hi e_bar_goum

I have a hard time finding 2 ply of anything in Perth!  What I usually do is raid the op shops close to my home and find those knitting machine yarn cones and they are quite thin.  I have found many, some pure wool, some acrylic and some just plain who know's what. 

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« Reply #85 on: March 20, 2007 02:51:13 AM »

Hi Zia! *wave* Smiley
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« Reply #86 on: March 21, 2007 02:59:24 AM »

Hey MissMeshell!  Good to see you - my sweets!!   Grin
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« Reply #87 on: April 05, 2007 10:15:48 PM »

im from WA!
the store in rockingham sounds good
im around the armadale/kelmscott region though!!
i go to the salvos/lifeline/good sammy for old clothes, patterns, weird records & other stuff so yeah theyre pretty exciting to hunt around in Lips sealed
i also go to spotlight (amen about the service)
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« Reply #88 on: April 07, 2007 08:04:55 AM »

Hi.  I'm from Joondalup.  I can't seem to find any other crafters around my area, and I'm always the youngest at my local op shops (and the one who always buys the most...).  I'm a hoarder, and I love op shopping.  Mind you I'm pretty strapped for cash at the moment so I've been resisting my urges to go and search for more goodies.
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« Reply #89 on: April 08, 2007 08:22:20 AM »

I'm also from the Northern suburbs, and used to spend a lot of time in Joondalup - I worked at the Spotlight there.  I don't get there that much now. 

The shop run by Indians is called Homecraft Textiles, and they have a branch in Mirrabooka.  I live near there and it took two years for me to find it!! Now they know me so well, my shy kids talk to them!  They have the best range of all the fiddly bits.  I needed jeans buttons.  Spotlight had one design from Birch, Homecraft textiles had 10 different designs. And don't get me started on their coloured elastics!   I suspect that some stuff is manufacturing overruns.  They certainly have lots of patches from major sporting events in the past.  Every March they have everything in the shop for half price and they open on Sundays.  (I can hear everyone now - couldn't you have told us this two weeks ago?  Sorry)

 Spotlight Osborne Park is being rebuilt down the road next to the Nookenburra Tavern.  They knocked down my family's favourite pub/restaurant to make the space.  I can never forgive them for that.  Hopefully Perth's worst customer service got left behind at the old shop. 




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