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MIA and Shopping Day coming up

2011 August 20
by elizabeth_admin

Yes, my friends, I have been MIA the last week or so.  My mojo has also been MIA too.  I just might be showing up to next Saturday’s Shopping Day in my linen pants I made before going to Wales and London.  And if anyone comments on them, I will say, “oh this old thing?”  Haha.

Oh who knows, my mojo and I might surprise you on Saturday with a ball gown or something.  😉  Are you coming?

Here’s all the info on the Shopping Day Robin and I are hosting….

9:45am           Gather in front of Starbucks at 494 8th Ave (corner of 8th and 35th St).  I will hand out maps of the garment district and we’ll split into 2 groups.

9:55am           Each group will walk to either Metro Textiles (265 W 37th St, Ste 908, between 7th and 8th but closer to 8th)

or Elliott Berman (225 W 35th St, #7, between 7th and 8th but closer to 7th)

10:00am       Shopping to commence!

11:00am        Start having your fabrics cut

11:30am        Leave for other store. If you started at Metro, go to Elliott Berman and vice versa

12:00pm       Shopping!

1:00pm         Start having your fabrics cut

1:30pm         Finished at both stores

At this point, you can use your maps to shop at other fabric or trim stores in the district, have lunch or just go home. I look forward to seeing you all there!

At 9:55am we will split up into two groups and then proceed to either Metro Textiles  or Elliott Berman Textiles. If you are arriving later, just pick a store to go to first and meet up with one of the groups.

Happy sewing everyone!

5 Responses leave one →
  1. Mimi permalink
    August 20, 2011

    Judging from the nine pages of comments on the PR thread, enthusiasm for this event is tremendous. While many of us can get to the garment district fairly easily on our own during the week, only organizers such as yourself can get Metro to open for us on a Saturday. Thanks so much for making this possible. Mimi

  2. Shams permalink
    August 20, 2011

    It sounds uber fun. I look forward to seeing reports!

  3. August 21, 2011

    Oh, how I wish I lived closer!

  4. Ginger permalink
    August 22, 2011

    Can’t wait! I’ve lived in Jersey for 10 years and been to NYC a couple of times but never made it to any of the fabric stores… just needed some new friends to go with! See you there Saturday!

  5. August 24, 2011

    Have fun! I seem to have a knack for being away whenever there is a group shopping in NY. Oh well!

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