Alternative Fabric Shopping

***If you prefer to go on you own:

Suggested Stores:

  1. SAS  Fabrics ( Hawthorne Blvd) (1st choice it’s messy

     but has best selection and prices and close to MB)

  1. Michael Levine's (downtown Los Angeles)
  2. Joann Fabrics (Torrance)
  3. Mood Fabrics (Santa Monica)

Suggested fabric yardages:

Loose Top   2 yds.

tank top      1 yd. (don’t forget trim if making spaghetti strap)

shorts           1 yd.

leggings        2 yds. (2 ½ if child is tall)

loose pants   3 yds. (4 yds if child is tall)

circle skirt      2 yds. (long circle skirt 4yds)

long skirt       3 yds (4 yds. If child is tall)

hi low skirt    4 yds

Maxi Skirts    4 yds

For a dress:  

Short Dress: top    1 yd. skirt 2 yds

Long Dress: top 1yd., long skirt 3-4 yds (depends on height of child and if is straight down or full)

*Most thin fabrics need to be lined (don’t forget to purchase that too)

* Do not forget zippers, trims, belting, trim for straps, etc.