First of all, thanks for all of your comments and condolences on my pants. The fabric was very inexpensive, so I guess I should have known better. I have never had a problem with Fabric.com fabric before, so that is why I went ahead and used it, - oh well, lesson learned. Fabric.com was very obliging, and credited my account with the cost of the fabric (which was minimal) The cost of my time, I will chalk up to learning experience.
International Silks and Woolens is not actually in the garment district, but on Beverly Blvd. It is a great store with a huge range of fabrics at EVERY price point. Some of the fabrics were hundreds of dollars a yard, and some were less than $10. So, it just depends on what you are looking for. Fortuntely for me, Birgitta knows EXACTLY what she is looking for, so there was no getting overwhelmed or making poor purchases. We sat down ahead of time and pulled out some swatches from my fabric binder and planned out some fabrics for blouses, a jacket, dress, skirt, and pants. I'm excited to start sewing on my plan.
Here's a sneak peak of what will be coming out of the Winningham sewing studio in weeks to come:
|From LA Fabric Shopping|