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Date: 3/30/12 10:58 AM

Can someone suggest some of their favorite Charleston fabric shops? I'm going down there for a vacation next week and I just want to peruse; not looking for anything specifically.

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Date: 3/30/12 11:59 AM

I'll be there for a week in June, so I'll be watching this, too.

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Date: 3/30/12 7:35 PM

Summerville has a nice quilt shop if you're going to be driving to the plantations. It's a bit longer drive on a road with nice scenery. Of course, most of us have moved from quilt to garment sewing.

I love Charleston. Have fun!

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Date: 3/31/12 8:59 AM

Thank you for posting this question and I will be watching this topic as well. I live on the Grand Strand and all that seems to be available is upholstery and quilting fabric. It would be worth the trip if Charleston had a shop with a little more variety.

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Date: 4/2/12 11:54 AM

So nothing around the historic district at all?? =(

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Date: 4/2/12 12:25 PM

Does anyone know anything about this place? --
The Dressing Room
427 King Street, intersection of King St. and John St. / Warren St.

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Date: 4/2/12 12:27 PM

Will be watching this post too as we'll be in Charleston in May.

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Date: 4/2/12 12:41 PM

What about this place that opened in June 2011? --
Five Eighth Seams
Not in the historic district, but west (Ashley River Rd.) near the Mark Clark Expressway, I-526.
Anyone been there?

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Date: 4/5/12 10:25 AM

I checked out the dressing room two days ago. Very small shop with not much of a selection. It's pretty bare bones. I'm used to shopping in the nyc where they make the most of their space and the dressing room is quote the opposite. I was surprised they even had batik fabric. I can't imagine spending more than 20 mins here.

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Date: 4/5/12 12:32 PM

So, it's looking like Charleston is not the place for fabric shopping.

Guess we're all stuck with whatever else there is to do there.

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