Friday, December 04, 2009
No sewing machine but I did find Fabric
Well still no sewing machine but I did find fabric and a nice selection too. I was in the downtown souk area with my family while we shopped for a desk for my husband and with my mind constantly on sewing again I quickly found few shops that sell fabric. At first glance it looks like a dress shop but I quickly realized its just the fabric draped over dressforms to look like dresses, it seems that a lot of shops do this. I tried to find denim and twill as this is my favorite fabric for bottoms but what I found was not the quality I wanted. I did find a lot of great fabric for tops and dresses. I see that I am going to have to learn my arabic numbers real quickly. Here in the sook most things are bought using a lot of haggaling and most merchants don't speak in English and also I think that once they find out your not a native or american then tend to see dollar signs and up the starting price. This is not one of my favorite ways to shop but I guess I need to get use to it. Oh well I guess another time for the sewing machine, I really want to get started soon. I'm quickly starting to feel lonely and all I can think about is getting back to a hobby I so enjoy.