O.C. Hip Hoods: Warehouse Alley

DORELL FABRIC OUTLET

Locals looking to redecorate their homes on a budget, pick up kitchen goodies, or try the latest electronic and remote-control gadgets head to these four warehouses tucked into a warren of quiet, curving streets in the shadow of the 405 Freeway in Fountain Valley.

DORELL FABRIC OUTLET 1DORELL FABRIC OUTLET
Hundreds of bolts of fabric fill this place. Arranged by type and color, most are between $10 and $20 per yard. Don’t miss the scrap bin in the back, packed with $2 leftovers perfect for small projects.
10870 Spencer Ave.
714-378-3130
dorellfabricoutlet.com

chefs toys orange countyCHEFS’ TOYS
Chefs and restaurateurs pick up supplies here, but you don’t have to be a professional to shop for items such as salt and pepper shakers ($1 to $40) and pots and pans ($18 to $200). The knife selection is impressive.
18430 Pacific St.
714-435-9222
chefstoys.com

rugs plus orange countyRUGS PLUS
Rugs cover the floor, decorate the walls, and hang from dozens of racks in this huge showroom, which stocks a rotating collection of handknotted Oriental rugs, handcrafted Tibetan rugs, eco-friendly bamboo silk rugs, and more.
10700 Spencer Ave.
714-475-5554
rugsplus.com

HOBBY PEOPLE
Remote-control cars, trucks, and airplanes crowd the shelves at this popular shop, which also carries drones, model hobby people orange countykits, and all the tools you need to build and maintain your electronic toys.
18475 Pacific St.
714-964-8846
hobbypeople.net

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