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Fabric Shopping and Food in Vancouver

Fabric Shopping and Food in Vancouver

Duration:3 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Experienced seamstress, fabric-lover and long-term Vancouverite. I have been sewing since I was a teenager and recently started developing a me-made wardrobe. Now I want to share my knowledge of fabric and my love of Vancouver with all who are interested. I have my favorite cafes that always accompany a trip to the downtown fabric stores. Let me take you there. I love meeting new people, and…
Helen
Helen
Helen
Helen

What we’ll do

Meet and shop with other travelling sewists, while seeing historic gastown and downtown. We will start with food and drink at a local eatery that is not to be missed (An opportunity for us all to meet eachother, plan our shopping and talk all things sewing). Is there anything particular you are looking for? I can help with that. Have a project you need fabric for? Looking for the best deals? I…

What else you should know

Wear comfortable shoes. Bring an umbrella if rain is in the forecast(many hotels lend out umbrellas). The trip can be customized. Contact me. Do you have special needs? Contact me.

What to bring

Expandable shopping bag
Umbrella
Canadian cash, interac debit card, visa or mastercard

Where you'll be

We’ll go to Vancouver’s oldest and largest fabric store(over 50 years), a must see just for the sheer amount of zippers in every colour. Vancouver sewists love the variety of merchandise and the thrill of the hunt for that amazing bolt of discounted fabric. Then we’ll visit a designer outlet that always has some fab finds. Our best kept secret is the tiny treasure button store which houses more buttons than you’ve ever seen in one place!

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

Expandable shopping bag

More tips

Wear comfortable shoes. Bring an umbrella if rain is in the forecast(many hotels lend out umbrellas). The trip can be customized. Contact me. Do you have special needs? Contact me.

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Helen
Fabric Shopping and Food in Vancouver
New experience
£19/person
New experience
£19/person