July 1, 2008

Indie*Pendence from Joanns and Michael's!!!

(Claude from KarensMonsters is Red White + Blue! Indie*pendence Day Monster!)

That's right, this Indie*Pendence month, put your money where your mouth is and do your supply shopping at local retailers. Yes, that's right, back away from the internet and go take a look at the wares of some of these New York supply shops:

Brooklyn • Williamsburg
THE YARN TREE, 347 Bedford Avenue, between South 3rd and South 4th St

Brooklyn • Bayridge
BEVERLY TRIMMINGS, 7820 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209
Karen from KarensMonsters says " They're incredibly knowledgeable, sell a little bit of everything and can always get what I want and their prices are at least comparable, if not cheaper, than some of the larger or discount stores. I also love the fact that I can go in and dig around to see what treasures I can find. It's paradise for a sewer like me."

Brooklyn • Waterfront district
UNION MAX, 110 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
MaryAnne from WabisabiBrooklyn says "An ever-changing collection of vintage glass beads & findings, costume jewelry, clothing, books, toys, linens, housewares & unusual finds at great prices. Open F-Su:1-7 or serendipity."

Manhattan • East Village
DOWNTOWN YARNS, 45 Avenue A, New York City New York 10009, (212) 995-5991

Manhattan • Soho
THE POINT, 37a Bedford Street, New York, NY 10014
A cafe and supply shop where you can buy a yearly membership to get great discounts on supplies!

Tarrytown • New York
FLYING FINGERS YARN SHOP, Flying Fingers is just a short walk up Main Street from the Tarrytown Station, 914-631-4113 - Passed on by Marilyn of PulpSushi.

If you know of any in your neighborhood that I didn't mention - let me know in the comments!

And there is always your local Etsy selling supply shops

Etsy Buy Handmade GlassHouseSupplies

Etsy Buy Handmade MsKittyLeftovers

Etsy Buy Handmade SweetSwoozie



nina kuriloff said...

that is terrific information!!!

Karen's Monsters said...
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Karen's Monsters said...

Claude is extraordinarily pleased to be so featured.