Scenes from a Shopping Trip

Took my camera to L.A.’s garment district today:


As always there are so many little nooks to explore it becomes overwhelming:



The “per pound” store:

I think these have been here for a while:

30 new spools of thread:

A tiny peek at some new inspiration:



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Living a simple, creative life in #smalltownusa Bryson City, NC. Renovating a 1960s ranch house and an old train depot. Thank you for reading! Read more in my about section. 


  1. 1

    Looks awesome. I'd love to go somewhere like that.

  2. 2
    Obsession says:

    So…did the car come back filled to the brim with goodies? So what kind of fabrics are looking good in the next batch of outfits?

  3. 3
    Emily Elizabeth says:


  4. 4

    Didn't do too much damage :)

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    BDDesigns says:

    awesome! we haven't such stores here in the netherlands. See them only on tv in project catwalk or something like that

  6. 6
    Mrs. Sassy Crafter says:

    I had no clue you can buy fabric per pound, omgosh!!!! I wish we had one of those around here……Love the pics!

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    Soren Lorensen Design says:

    hmmm, interested to see what happens with the trim :)

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    Kezia Fitzgerald says:

    I would be in there forever! There is a store in Boston called The Garment District. on Fridays they have $1 per pound sales of second hand clothing. hopefully soon i'll be able to get down there and get some old tshirts and knits to upcycle!

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    Cherry Tree Lane says:

    oh my word. i love all the colors, but all I can focus on is that HOTDOG!

  10. 10

    Jealous!!! Glad to have recently found your wonderful blog. :) Leah in Largo, FL