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paris, FR

Born in New Zealand I have been living in Paris for many years. I organise shopping tours of Paris for fabrics yarn haberdashery embroidery buttons beads and vintage garments . So I have met alot of wonderful people , and alot of Threads readers.

craft interests: fashion, knitting, restyle, sewing

Member Since: 02/22/2010

recent comments

Re: Book Giveaway: John Gillow Textiles Titles

For years my daughter and I would choose a length of material each from my father's store every time we went back to NZ on holiday .
Now it is in my brother's store that we choose some fabric ...

Re: Finding Fabric Shops in Paris

There are many more shops in Paris .
What about Sevilla 38 rue de L'annonciation Paris 16
De Gilles 156 rue de la roquette Paris 11
Dam Boutons 46 rue d'Orsel huge range of buttons

And many more .....

Not to be missed in the Flea Market:
Chez Sarah in Le Passage for haberdashery and stunning vintage gowns
La trouvaille nearby for trims and leather

Also why not have coffee in a sewing cafe ?
Brin de Coussette 2 rue Richard Lenoir Paris 11
Petits points Parisiens 24 rue Veron Paris 18

Re: 2012 Sewing and Fashion Events and Workshops

For those who will be in Paris February 9 - 12, the annual stitching fair is on then .It's called L'aiguille en Fete and well worth a visit .

Re: Book Giveaway: "Threads Sewing Guide"

All of the above and even more.

Re: Book Giveaway: "Horrockses Fashions: Off-the-Peg Style in the '40s and '50s"

In for the draw.