Happy September everyone! I don’t know about you, but it’s my absolute favorite time of year- there is crispness in the air, school is back in session, and Starbucks has pumpkin-spiced goodies on the menu again! So, what better time to have some fun (even more than normal) with an expansion and a contest with some fab prize
The Dust is Almost Settled
Last time we chatted, I announced our plans to take over the whole building at our Richmond location. Well, if you’ve been in within the past couple weeks, you can definitely see that we are making some headway- so much so, that you can expect to be exploring our new addition in as little as two weeks! Paint is on the wall, racks are going up, and we have a cool new work space already set up. Hope you’re excited! In the meantime, we would like to thank you for kindly overlooking our dust during the process. What’s that saying, “The most creative people are also the messiest”? Kidding, we’re not that messy, but once you see the new space you’ll see just how creative we are.
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
A few years back we had the crazy idea that the world’s ugliest fabrics needed their day in the sun. So, we called on all of you U-Fabians to unearth some of the fabric treasures from the depths of your craft closets and attics for a good old fashion contest. Needless to say, you did not disappoint. Everyone voted for their favorite “What was I thinking?!” woven wonder and a clear winner chosen (see picture to the right). Well, I think we’ve given you enough time to accrue some more questionable textiles, so we’re bringing it back.
Here is how you can join us for U-Fab’s Second Annual Ugliest Fabric Contest:
Submissions must be at least 12″ x 12″ in dimension
You may submit a story about your fabric (or just a really good description of its ugliness) to help it get more votes on Facebook
Submissions will be accepted at both U-Fab locations until Saturday September 29th
Only one submission per customer, so make it a good one!
Voting will run from October 1st-31st
You will be able to vote on Facebook, and the winner will be announced November 1st!
1st Place: $500 gift certificate for U-Fab fabric*, a U-Fab tote bag, and fabric added to the Ugliest Fabric Hall of Fame
2nd Place: $200 gift certificate for U-Fab Fabric* and a U-Fab tote bag
3rd Place: $100 gift certificate for U-Fab fabric* and a U-Fab tote bag
*Fabric must be in-stock.
So start digging through those forgotten fabrics of yesteryear! We’re eager to see what you find.
Prizes, more U-Fab in Richmond, AND pumpkin spice lattes? September is gearing up to be a great month! And remember, all of the action and voting for the Ugliest Fabric of 2012 will be done on Facebook, so make sure to Like us!
Catie & the U-Fab team
Store Hours: Mon-Sat: 10-6pm *Thursdays we stay until 7
U-Fab – RVA– 106 S. Robinson St. Richmond, VA 23221 – 804-888-UFAB