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Fabric outlet near York

Ellabella

Fabric outlet near York
« on: April 28, 2019, 11:18:31 AM »
I’ve just seen this on FB

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It could be complete bake but I feel I should investigate, in the interests of other members you understand.
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snoozi soozi

Re: Fabric outlet near York
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2019, 14:58:02 PM »
@Ellabella Yes, you must carry out an investimagation, I await your report  :P
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Tamnymore

Re: Fabric outlet near York
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2019, 16:18:45 PM »
We expect a full report from secret agent @Ellabella .
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Surest1tch

Re: Fabric outlet near York
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2019, 17:12:39 PM »
Now York's not too far from me, I must try to go and investigate when I can get back to sewing properly.

snoozi soozi

Re: Fabric outlet near York
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2019, 19:26:18 PM »
@Ellabella have you ventured along yet? I'm curious to see for myself and might take a trip over the weekend
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Ellabella

Re: Fabric outlet near York
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2019, 10:20:52 AM »
Might pop this afternoon if DS brings my car back in time.
Stash reductions 2019 31m
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Ellabella

Re: Fabric outlet near York
« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2019, 11:41:04 AM »
Well this morning I finally got to Junk & Jewels and it was interesting.

It’s a junk shop, surprise surprise but there was about 20’ of racking full of fabric.

It is mostly curtaining, some very nice, some not so good.  I found some very nice velvets. There was some Prestigious Textiles etc. There was several rolls of what I would call leatherette but I’m sure has a much posher name these days.

I bought two different linens, a denim blue one that has some man made fibre in and an orange/red one that burns and feels like pure linen.

All the stuff on rolls is £4 a metre and there are remnants for £1.

There is not a huge amount on most of the rolls so no good for anyone wanting to cover big windows but worth it for smaller amounts.

I had a chat with the owner and she says she gets new  stock all the time.
Stash reductions 2019 31m
Stash additions 2019 55m

snoozi soozi

Re: Fabric outlet near York
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2019, 11:48:57 AM »
Thanks @Ellabella for your very detailed summary, excellent work  :P
I'm going along tomorrow morning, it sounds as though it will be worth the journey  :loveit:
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snoozi soozi

Re: Fabric outlet near York
« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2019, 12:11:54 PM »
O one question @Ellabella can they take card payments or cash only?  8)
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Ellabella

Re: Fabric outlet near York
« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2019, 14:13:54 PM »
Yes they do take card payments  :D
Stash reductions 2019 31m
Stash additions 2019 55m

Efemera

Re: Fabric outlet near York
« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2019, 14:27:23 PM »
I love a junk shop...

snoozi soozi

Re: Fabric outlet near York
« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2019, 17:30:09 PM »
I went here today on my own fact finding mission and I was pleasantly surprised, in fact I felt overwhelmed by the quantity and quality of all of the fabric. Like @Ellabella says it is mainly upholstery weight fabric, the majority of it in very good condition and some nice modern prints, with a decent amount on some of the rolls.

I bought some pink chambray, some lemony coloured linen mix and lemon/cream stripe linen mix.

Everything £4 per metre with some offcuts for £1. Also spotted a basket with bags of buttons for erm £1 or £2, can't remember  :P

There's also some decent nicknacks and furniture, well worth a look round  :loveit:
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