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Mary W
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Date: 4/12/12 6:34 AM

Does anyone know of fabric stores in Pittsburgh, PA that sell home dec fabric? A friend wants to make drapes and I am not very familiar with the fabric stores there. Thanks.

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Date: 4/13/12 2:41 PM

HI Mary,

I haven't been there in years but the biggest home dec store in Pgh used to be Gene Sanes in the Strip District. Gene Sanes Upholstery

A review on google says they don't answer email, though. Perhaps a phone call would be more productive.

Don't miss the rest of the Strip District shopping if you go! Fun place--its the one thing I really miss about living in "the 'burgh."

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Date: 4/15/12 9:33 AM

It is almost the ONLY one that sells home dec besides JoAnn.
Calico Corners closed its doors about a year ago, as did Textile Studio.

You may wish to try http://www.decoratorsupplyinc.com/
and see if you have any luck with that.

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Date: 4/15/12 4:39 PM

Ladies, Thank you for the information. I will tell my drapery making friend.

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Date: 4/29/12 5:42 AM

I think that now people rely on Online resources and you can also go for that.
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Date: 6/4/12 7:34 AM

Loom Exquisite Textiles in the strip district does as well.
They have a FB page :
http://www.facebook.com/LoomExquisiteTextiles?ref=ts

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Date: 6/5/12 0:50 AM

There's a store in PA, although not Pittsburg, called Barn Fabric Center and they specialize in home dec with incredible prices. I've mail ordered from them before. barnfabriccenter.com

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