Where to fabric shop in L.A.

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Fabric shopping in Los Angeles is quite possibly the best kind of shopping. It has the largest textile district in the United States. Dozens and dozens (hundreds?) of stores selling everything from scraps to high end wool. You can find it all in L.A. So where do I shop? (note that Michael Levine and Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft stores were sponsors of this event but my opinions are all my own!)

Hi. I’m Andrea and I’m a fabric hoarder.

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If you’re on facebook you might have seen my new photo. Just one of many I took during Fabric Weekend. It was amazing, by the way. 20 super fun bloggers and no drama whatsoever. Just fun shopping and lots of eating. By me, anyway. I bought a lot of fabric. I’m stocking up since I’ll

Fabric Weekend 2013

A few years ago I was talking with some blogging friends and randomly mentioned how fun it would be to have a weekend of fabric shopping with friends from around the country. I kept saying I’d organize it but life was busy. However, a whole weekend of shopping and relaxing just couldn’t be put off any longer. So I emailed a few friends. A few became about 22! And Fabric Weekend was born!

I Want Fabric giveaway day returns!

My #iwantfabric giveaway was so popular in January I'm doing it again! This time Bev from Flamingo Toes is joining me! Yay! We'll be shopping in L.A. all day Friday and giving away fabric to YOU, live while we shop! Entering to win is super simple this time. I Want Fabric day is brought to

New fabric

My fabric shopping last week still has me excited. I'm happy to live near fantastic fabric stores in Los Angeles and smaller fabric stores in Orange County. I never went fabric shopping when I lived in NYC so I've got nothing to really compare it to but it sure is fun. I posted this photo on

Fabric Shopping: SAS Fabrics Los Angeles

I went shopping with This Mama Makes Stuff the other day. She's a great fabric shopping partner. I think it's always best to shop with another hoarder.  We went to SAS in Los Angeles. I'd never been there before. It isn't downtown in the fabric district but it's discount. They sell by the pound, which