Over the past few years since I’ve started sewing, I have tried to pick up some fabric at a local place (almost) every time Nick and I travel. At the end of August we turned one of his regular trips to Atlanta into a road trip and a vacation for me while he was busy starting his fall semester classes. This also gave us the opportunity to make a pit stop in the small town in Alabama in which we met a little over 6 years ago (awww!), but I know that’s not why you’re here. You’re here for me to tell you about some great fabric stores. So that’s what I’ll do.

So as any sane sewist would do, I scoured the web for various fabric stores that seemed promising and within a reasonable driving distance. While this list may seem small, I was trying to be considerate of my husband and friend who flew out to meet us and not make the ENTIRE trip about fabric... [read more]