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Frabic shopping in DC
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Date: 5/19/13 1:43 PM

I lived in The DC area about 20 yrs ago and only knew about G street and shopped ALOT there.

I am headed back to DC in JUne to join DH at a conference. I unfortunately can not make it out to any of the G street locations, so is there any place in DC it self to shop for fabric??

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Date: 5/19/13 5:14 PM

Unfortunately, the last fabric store in DC (Exquisite) has moved out to Culpepper, VA, which is so far out I don't even know where that is. Far beyond the reach of the metro, certainly.

Two G Street locations are accessible by public transit, though you will need about a half day to visit either one (each is about an hour away by public transit). I have detailed travel directions here.

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Date: 5/19/13 8:29 PM

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Unfortunately, the last fabric store in DC (Exquisite) has moved out to Culpepper, VA,

Exquisite moved to .... Culpeper? I'm scratching my head over this one.
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Date: 5/19/13 10:49 PM

I know! I checked out their website to see if they had any news as to where they were moving and it looks like they opened out there several months ago. (And thanks for correcting my spelling; I wrote it first with one p in "peper" but it looked weird; apparently, the weird way is the correct way.)

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2007: purchased 115+, sewed 105+
So close to parity, yet so far

Trying again in 2008
Yards purchased: 133
Yards sewn: Somewhere around 95

2009? I give up

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Date: 5/20/13 1:06 AM

You can take Amtrak to Culpepper although I don't know the schedule it may be mostly for commuters. It's a cute town.

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Subject: Fabric shopping in DC Date: 5/20/13 3:23 PM

Thanks for the info, drat on no shops in DC itself.

While I can access the metro from where we will be, I would rather take in a Musuem rather than spend the day commuting between the metro/buses to get to G street. I have only a few days to see the city through new eyes...

Thanks for the info though!

Kimber

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Date: 5/20/13 4:21 PM

I made the same decision when I had only a short time in Amsterdam. I visited the Van Gogh museum rather than head to the bra-making shop in the suburbs. While the bra supplies look lovely in the photos I've seen, the Van Gogh museum was a much more profound use of my few hours.

Enjoy your visit! You'll be blown away by all the changes (I've lived here 10 years and am continually marveling at the differences).

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http://theslapdashsewist.blogspot.com
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2007: purchased 115+, sewed 105+
So close to parity, yet so far

Trying again in 2008
Yards purchased: 133
Yards sewn: Somewhere around 95

2009? I give up

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