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Posted by Willowhawk on July 23, 2002 at 18:45:14:

In reply to: O/T Where to buy Indian clothing and cushion covers, etc... posted by Erika on July 23, 2002 at 18:32:31:

Hi Erika,
I have picked up a few sari's on Ebay relatively cheap. But I am
somewhat specific how much I will spend on a sari {and what type},
for me they need to be durable, without major embroidery and I won't
be too heartbroken if I stain them. I often buy the synthetics
because of this. Oy, imagine staining the silk or pulling the zari
work {which I learned the hard way}.

Also, if you have a Wal-Mart near you, check the bargain bin. I have
found some wonderful fabrics that worked nicely in my booth
{purchased at $1/$2/$4 a yard}.
Also, if you have a thrift store like Value Village, they often have
large couch pillows and you can easily cover those with a better

If you have tax ID, India Arts has some nice things in their
There are a few others like that, but the links/names escape me at
the moment.

A few weeks ago I posted a pic of my booth, if your interested, it's
probably waaaaaaaaay down the postings by now. That type of set up
may be more than you need however.
Good Luck,

: I've run into people at parties asking if I would come "in costume"
: to make the hennaing (is that a word?) more of an experience. I'm
: looking at creating a whole atmosphere with Indian fabrics and
: pillows. I'd like to know where I can buy sari type clothing,
: pillows (or cases) and cheaply as possible. I'm
: defintely not into spending $25 for one pillow.
: Thanks,
: Erika
: P.S. Does anyone have photos of a set-up like i'm describing? I'd
: be interested in getting some ideas.


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