Where you should go shopping for Red designer pumps
• 136 Howard St, Framingham;(508) 872-4888
• Wobum Mall, 300 Mishawum Rd. Wobum; (617) 938-8787
These vast stores, part of a New England chain, have a truly impressive selection of everything relating to sewing and home decor. Head to the rear of the store for their best deals, in the remnant rooms. Here, you’ll find tables and bins overflowing with small pieces; one table had fabrics with retail prices of up to $24 per yard selling for just $3.37.
Nearby, the “Seconds” area boasts half a dozen aisles of larger bolts from Waverly, Mill Creek, Kauf-mann, Richloom, and lots more. These may have small glitches in the patterns, but there’s enough available for you to buy plenty of extra material. And, at 40% to 60% off retail prices many are $5.98 a yard you can afford to do so.
There are usually lots of other sale fabrics mixed in throughout the store. Often, you can even find first quality fabrics at similar reductions. Wallpapers are sold here too: In-stock pa-. pers are reduced by 30% off retail prices, including designs by Waverly and Laura Ashley. Clearance bins have rolls for as little as $3.98.
Pick up copies of their newsletters and workshop schedules for fashion forecasts and new ideas. Both stores are open six days and evenings a week, plus Sunday afternoons.