Inspirations and adventures

Fabric Shopping in Vienna

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A couple of weeks ago, I went to Vienna for a long weekend, to visit family. As all my family members had to work on Friday, I had a lot of time to walk around the city on that day – and of course check out some fabric shops! Be warned: I took A LOT of pictures, so this is a looooong post. If you’re not interested in the details of all the shops, you can just skip to the end of the post to an overview and the shop addresses! (more…)

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Inspirations and adventures

Fabric Haul in Edinburgh

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Hello all!

My Instagram followers already know (sorry for the repetition, guys ;-)), but for the rest of you: I just returned from a two week round trip in Scotland. And oh, it was a wonderful trip – not least because I was able to do some fabric shopping in Edinburgh! I am a big fan of the British indie patterns, and the fabric in which they are sewn up (I’m especially in love with Sew Over It and Tilly and The Buttons!). Somehow you don’t get that kind of fabric choices in Germany – or at least not in the shops that I usually go to (if anybody has some recommendations for fabric shops in the Munich area, please leave a comment down below!). So I was on cloud nine when I got to spend an afternoon fabric shopping in Edinburgh. I even put in some research beforehand and prepared myself with “Sewing City Guide” from The Sewing Directory.  The only thing I hadn’t thought about: small businesses are not open on a Sunday in Scotland… that only left one store: Edinburgh Fabrics. But well, better than nothing!

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