Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Visit to LA Mood at the new location

Dear readers,

I made a visit to Mood last week on my day off and it was brilliant - not done yet (so I didn't take pictures) but much easier to get to (off the 101 in Hollywood and then South on Vine, take a right on 3rd, and a left on La Brea and Mood is on your right.  It was much larger and had about 30 percent more fabric and notions.  I loved it.  I bought these fabrics:
On the left, some seersucker (for a shift dress), in the middle, some vintage-y fabric for the button down shirt Craftsy class (tailored shirt) and more cotton for the class.

Very unlike me - I wanted to splurge on some wools and knits.  But I didn't.  I was fiscally efficient (sadly).  But, what a wonderful location and fabulous store - more to follow.

Over Christmas I made many more washcloths below (the patterns are Here, waffle knit dishcloth and Here):
 Unfortunately, one blue curly Kerry was too interested in these items:
 What? Dog Toys?  Yeah!!
Apparently, knitting equals dog toys!
P.

4 comments:

  1. Yay for you, and I had to laugh at your directions to Mood. If you watch Saturday Night Live, they have a skit called The Californians that looks like a soap opera, but the characters give really detailed descriptions of which highways they took to get somewhere. Must really be a California thing!

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  2. So true!! Jonathan and I love that skit the Californians (and we're like Whoa! You're taking the 405 (making faces))...It really is in LA for certain!

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  3. So glad you like the new Mood LA store! Come back again soon.

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    1. I love it! I'll take some pix and do a post when I'm there next (and everything is finished). I have to come down this week as soon as possible to buy some replacement fabric where I messed up a waistband. But brilliant new location!

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