Inspirations and adventures

Fabric Shopping in Munich

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Alex from Sewrendipity recently launched the #fabricshoppingontour project. And since I have already written about fabric shopping on my trips to Edinburgh and Vienna, Alex’s site inspired me to write a post about fabric shopping in my home town Munich! There are so many nice fabric shops here, that I have decided to split the post into two parts. But let’s start with part 1! For all those of you who are only interested in the addresses: you can find these at the end of the post. (more…)

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Fabric Shopping in Paris

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A couple of weeks ago, I spent a long weekend in Paris. Such a great city! My husband and I were visiting a friend – but I wanted to make time to visit at least one fabric store. I researched a little before we went, to make sure that I picked the right store – and in the end I chose the  Lil Weasel. For all of you who plan to spend more time fabric shopping in Paris: I have summarized my research at the end of this post, so you can use it to make your own fabric shopping itinerary! (more…)

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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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Fabric Shopping in Edinburgh

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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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