Vintage Sewing

I’m back!

May 23, 2011

My trip to San Francisco was a success as far as finding vintage fabric!  While we were driving 17 Mile Drive, we found an estate sale!  The homeowner was not only an artist, but a seamstress.  Unfortunately, we were there on the last day, so I can only imagine what we missed.  Here is what I got:

Thanks to everyone for their suggestions.  We did go to La Rosa in the Haight and Urban Burp.  La Rosa and all the other vintage stores in the area had great stuff, but were pricey, so I didn’t end up getting anything.  Urban Burp is amazing (but also expensive).  Yet I couldn’t resist what I found!  Here’s what I got:

This is a neon lime chiffon-y type material.  I believe it was $34/yard

My favorites:

I love, love, love these two and am sooo excited to make myself something really cool!

Britex Fabrics was also neat.  I have never seen so much fabric in one place.  There was a whole floor of notions.  My trip was great!  There are a few more details on my blog

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