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We’re Moving!

After 7 years in Bucktown, I have decided to pick up our little golden shop and move it down the way – to 3738 N Lincoln!

While we will miss certain aspects of our current location, we just want to be more visible and accessible to you guys. Often enough, people from our own neighborhood will walk in and say, “wow, I never knew you were here!”

I know we can do better!

I had just started looking when I spotted a place open on Lincoln – across from Trader Joe’s. It was smaller than what I was going for, but the location was just so perfect. We would enjoy decent (and often free!) parking, tons of windows, a train (brown line Addison) in walking distance and endless treats from TJs!

Also in the neighborhood – Curtains Couture, Chicago Upholstery School, Knit 1 yarn shop, Delicious coffee shop and a lovely array of antique shops and restaurants. I hope they’re as excited to be near us as we are to them!

I agreed to do all the construction in the very oddly-shaped space to save on rent and have only just begun. The walls dividing the space into classrooms is going up next week – I can’t wait! Check out the skeleton in the video below and check back soon for more updates. My brain is bursting with ideas!

Comments

Comment from Holly
Time November 1, 2012 at 10:58 am

Congratulations! This location is closer to where I live, and easier to get to, so I will be visiting for sure! Better start saving my money now!

Comment from Lisa
Time November 1, 2012 at 12:43 pm

This is amazing and dangerous. I’ll be walking distance from my favorite fabric shop!!!

Comment from Brigitte
Time November 1, 2012 at 12:58 pm

Congratulations! I’ve moved, and I’m really sad there’s no store like yours in my new home city. So I still keep up with your news. Can’t let go of my favorite shop!

Comment from Shaerie
Time November 1, 2012 at 2:01 pm

Best of luck! We moved to our more visible / larger location this past May, and it was the best decision ever. I hope your move goes smoothly!

Comment from Marti
Time November 1, 2012 at 3:11 pm

Yessss. Bucktown’s loss is our sweet gain. Congratulations!

Comment from Mary
Time November 2, 2012 at 4:51 pm

I am so excited! Congratulations and thanks for all your work to make this happen…though I know it’s a business decision and has nothing to do with me individually, somehow (since my daughter’s school is nearby and I am on that stretch of street all the time) I am taking this personally, in a good way! Can’t wait! Best of luck to you.

Comment from Helen
Time November 4, 2012 at 8:14 pm

I am over the moon that you are moving to my neighborhood!

Comment from Elaine
Time November 6, 2012 at 12:55 am

Congrats!!!! So exciting for you, though the Bucktown location will always have a special place in my heart. When are you going to open a store in So. Cal? :)

Comment from Mary
Time November 16, 2012 at 4:07 pm

I’m so excited about the move! I don’t make it to the current location nearly as much as I’d like to. I’m going to need to start a fabric fund soon, methinks!

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