Haberman's is having a sale now, so most of the floor is marked down. Cottons, silks, jerseys... not the $99/yd Valentino wool/cashmere we petted, but most everything else was reasonably priced. Here are my favorites picks...
My plan for this cotton print is a dress like this one that Michelle Obama wore. If anyone knows the best pattern for this, let me know! (ETA: Simplicity 2473 or Butterick 5350? They are both already in my pattern stash! Woo hoo!)
Beth's See & Sew that she wore today.
We stopped for lunch around the corner (where the waiter complimented our "summery dresses"), then headed a few miles east to Warren where we'd heard there are great bargains to be had at the Fabric Warehouse. No kidding, nothing over $7.98/yd. Lots of home dec stuff to weed through, but we found some nice shirtings ($5/yd) and linings ($4/yd). There were some trims (Beth picked up a couple of those), and a huge bucket of buttons ($1/bag). A little warm in there today, but I'd definitely go back again when in the mood to dig for treasure. I can't show you the shirtings I bought, they are already in the wash!!!
All in all, it was a really, really fun day. Beth, thank you for joining me, it was so much fun to talk vintage machines and fondle fabrics with you. I'm pretty sure we didn't destroy the racks at Haberman's too badly, and it was nice to chat with Peggy while she cut through our pile and kept our sales papers straight! Now you know you can trust me to pick you up a few yards of something drool-worthy!