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Fabric shopping in Rio de Janeiro?
Going there for a two-week biz trip.
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Date: 6/6/12 10:47 PM

I have no idea what the sewing/fabric scene is in Rio, but I'll be there on business starting next week. Any suggestions for a sewing-themed shopping excursion there, if I can steal some time away?

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Date: 6/7/12 0:05 AM

Jealous...
It seems everyone wears bikinis there, whatever the figure, so there may be little fabric....
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Date: 6/7/12 7:36 AM

I have no idea about fabric stores down there, but you should keep an eye out for Manequim pattern magazines!

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Date: 6/7/12 2:31 PM

Great idea, Ming! I will check out the news stands for Manequim.
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Date: 6/30/12 12:36 PM

Sorry I missed your post or I would have recommended you get in touch with one or two bloggers in Brazil, one of which is an American who moved there recently.

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