Around The World One Fabric Store At A Time Part 2

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Continuing our adventure and visiting fabric stores around the world:

Fabric shopping in Lisbon | MOO I MADE IT!

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Eventually I was pointed in the right direction by a fantastic vintage clothing store/ cafe in the Baixa-Chiado district called A Outra Face De Lua, and turns out we were just a couple of streets away from three fabric stores! I was told the larger one in particular was This fabric caught my eye, displayed in the front window of Feira Dos Tecidos, as it had some of those wonderful patterns that remind me of the Portuguese tiles.I love this fabric so much I got 3 metres of it.


What is Burel fabric, how is it made and where is it used?  Photos of the fabric and bonus photos of how and where the Burel fabric is used:

Burel Factory – Functional Fabric Becomes Fashionable – Portugal

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Something about this place really intrigued us. It was the brightly-colored thick woolen fabric used on the furniture as upholstery, on the floor as rugs, on…

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Chita fabric is what??

My Chita Habit | Grace, Lace and Terracotta

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I love chita – a cheerful and inexpensive patterned cotton fabric which can still be found on sale in some shops in Portugal. It’s been around for a long time but like many things in Portugal, it’s difficult to trace its origins.


Now this makes sense to me:  Snow dyeing in Norway!

“We Tried This At Home!” Ice Crystals in Ohio/Snow Dyes in Norway

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Snow Painting on Cotton Fabric by Eke Krug. Eke Krug wrote from Norway to share her use of snow in dyeing fabric. That’s how she created the two beautiful designs shown here. You can learn more about Eke Krug’s

In a tourist city, fabric stores?  Are the prices less?

Gringo in Mazatlan: Fabric Stores

http://gringonmaz.blogspot.comMon, 10 Dec 2012 17:09:00 GMT

So as you can imagine I get pulld to sewing and cloth stores early in our Mexico travels. Cloth stores are abundant in the downtown area of Mazatlan. As you can see from there are two on opposite corners, Modatelas and

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Sequins the size of my head?  Really?First, let’s talk about the amazing Mexican fabric store. « CraftyPod

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All day, as we were traveling around Cabo, our group was talking about this fabric store, where rumor had it, “there were sequins the size of your head!” Well, at Makes me want to go to Mexico just to visit this store. I think I

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