Went out for a long lunchtime today with msinvisfem to do a bit of fabric shopping. We ended up with a few swatches but no real fabric. What we could afford was not the right colour and what we liked for the finish and colour was 10 times the price we wanted to pay. I have more of an idea what she is looking for now though. After trying 4 fabric shops, one of which seamed to have closed, we went to M&S and bought a picnic lunch. It was late by that point so I drove back and we chatted and ate outside work. It was a fun.