I trekked through the unexpected rain last Sunday and found myself on a cozy corner in Bucktown. I left the grey dreariness outside and entered a world of color. It was clear before I even entered The Needle Shop, another of Crave’s fabulous women owned business to be featured in this winter’s guide that it was going to be something special. The hot pink door did not lie and I was not disappointed. Rachel’s store is filled with a mouth-watering array of whimsical fabrics in fun colors and unusual designs, all of which can be found on Etsy.
I immediately started imagining what I could make if I could get my hands on some of that fabric despite the fact that my sewing skills are limited. No problem there though, because The Needle Shop also offers sewing classes so that what you’re dreaming of making can become a reality no matter what your skill level is. I had a great time shooting here and Rachel was nothing but nice despite hating to be photographed (she is insane, she looks great!). I’ll be back soon as a customer and all of you should too!