Besides being a tourist trap, the Haight Ashbury neighorhood offers some great retail stores where city dwellers can purchase necessary items. And what supplies aren't necessary to today's creative artist or avid sewer? Mendels offers supplies for all areas of crafting and art, plus a collection of specialty fabrics, embellishments and trims! Also available in their store are greeting cards, all types of specialty papers, coloring books, and various crafting books.
Every year, Mendels also advertises its two monthly 25% OFf store-wide sale that is usually heald in the beginning and end of each year. Open 7 days a week, Mendels is a great supplier for artists of all kinds.