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Kapaia Stitchery

Address: 3-3561 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: 808-245-2281
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Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
Activities: Shopping
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San Jose, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

If anyone in your party is into textiles, Kapaia Stitchery is worth a stop to gawp at the Hawaiian quilts in fantastic contemporary designs. For more of my travel tips, visit: examiner.com/travel-in-san-jose/michele-mccarthy

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SD
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This little shop is a gem. I visit it everytime I go and sometimes take part in the community quilting class... Great selection of Hawaiiana... including some unusual needlepoint canvases (one of a kind, Hawaii themed)... I could spend hours and lots of $$$, thank goodness my husband saves me from myself!

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Los Angeles
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This was my second visit ...I just love the personal touch they give you. We shared ideas about different items to make and sell at craft fairs. Now that I can have fabric shipped to the mainland, I will take that opportunity to buy throughout the year. I had visited 3 fabric shops 3 years ago. This is by far... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I always make it one of my stops on my Kauai trip. They have a wonderful selection of fabrics and probably the best batik section of any fabric store I have been in. I was there with 3 friends and we had good service but I was disappointed after having spent a lot of time and money, that they would... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This shop has been here for decades and has an abundance of items for quilters and non-quilters alike. Don't quilt? Not a problem; this store has ready made items like gift items, amazingly clever expandable bags, luggage tags, checkbook covers, clothing, baby items, instruction books and starter kits, ect. I usually purchase yards of fabric to have items made later... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We have been to Kauai two times. The first time we came with the inter-island cruise. My second shopping trip was during a family vacation. My girlfriend who spends every summer in Kauai and who sews beautifully, told me about this shop. I am a quilter and I could not get enough of this shop. Very friendly staff, high quality... More

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Gilbert, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Kapaia Stitchery is a wonderful fabric store! They have a fantastic selection of batiks, Hawaiian type prints, Hawaiian quilt patterns, and gift items. The store personnel were very helpful and friendly. If you like to sew or quilt, this is a must-do for you!

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Santa Clara, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Kapaia Stitchery was started 41 years ago by Julie Yukimura. After her passing, the store continued to be managed by her long time employee and dear friend, Jean. Jean purchased the business and has kept the Aloha spirit alive and thriving. The fabrics are beautiful, accessories are often one of a kind, there are beautiful gift items, and even some... More

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Woodinville, WA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Came across this shop by accident. Could not wait to go back. The batiks are truly amazing, a very large selection to choose from in every color. The employees were very helpful. If your luggage is already full, just send everything back in a flat rate USP shipping box.

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Encinitas, California, United States
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104 reviews 104 reviews
19 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

A giant Mahalo nui loa to Faith who made a fantastic custom aloha shirt for my husband in three days, the front matches perfectly and the front pocket is almost invisible, great value also! He was so pleased that he ordered more! Can you even imagine a male spending 2 hours voluntarily in a fabric store? if you are a... More

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