Wednesday, April 14, 2010 The Daily Northwestern In Vogue By Christina Walker Published: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 Imagination lies simply at the touch of one’s finger at Vogue Fabrics, where an impressive assortment of beads, buttons and fabric cover the massive 28,000 square-foot space. The Evanston fabric store’s history has spanned three generations since it opened in 1945. But Vogue hasn’t always offered the seemingly limitless selection it does today. People once stood outside the store knocking on the window and asking to buy a single spool of thread. Now it offers designer-quality fabrics for virtually every occasion. “That’s the unique thing about fabric,” says Sean Sussman, owner of Vogue Fabrics. “There’s no one thing or one dynamic that we cater to. We try to encompass everything.” When Sussman’s grandfather finished his military term at the end of World War II, he started buying fabric from New York and selling it out of the b
Haitian Fabric Rush Update: We arranged drop off of the truck load for next Tuesday the 13th. Offically we have stopped collecting donations at this time. If they wish us to continue, I will post a new Fabric Rush announcing the new deadline. Personally, I think they are a little overwhelmed at the prospects of me dropping off around 3 tons of fabric. I am very proud of what everyone has done. I'll take photos to document everything and post them on our facebook fan page for you to see. Thanks again, the response was overwhelming.