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A shop that sells sewing supplies (fabric, thread, sewing machines, etc.) Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto
Group: shops
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may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
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Status: in use

A shop that primarily sells miscellaneous sewing supplies, such as fabric, thread, sewing machines, notions, etc.

Please note that there are several other types of shops that may overlap to some degree with shop=sewing.

  • For a shop that primarily sells fabric for sewing, quilting, or upholstery, use shop=fabric.
  • For a shop that primarily sells yarn for knitting or crochet, use shop=wool.
  • For a shop that primarily sells notions only (buttons, threads, zippers, ribbon, etc) you may consider shop=haberdashery.
  • For a shop that may sell all this and more you may consider shop=craft. For example a big-box store with fabric, sewing machines, yarn, paint, paper, seasonal decor, silk flowers, beads, etc.

How to map

Set a node or draw as an area along the shop outline.

Tag it with shop=sewing and name=*.

Tags used in combination

  • operator=* - Сompany, corporation, person or any other entity who is directly in charge of the current operation of a map object
  • addr:*=* - prefix for several addr:* keys to describe addresses.
  • wheelchair=* - Indicate if a special place can be used with wheelchairs.
  • opening_hours=* - Describes when something is open or closed. There is a specific standard format for this data.
  • contact:phone=* / phone=* - The contact tag is the prefix for several contact:* keys to describe contacts / A telephone number associated with the object.
  • contact:website=* / website=* - The contact tag is the prefix for several contact:* keys to describe contacts / Specifying the link to the official website for a feature.

See also

  • shop=haberdashery - Haberdashery - shop selling small articles for sewing, such as buttons, ribbons, zips. (that is describing almost the same or the same shop type shop=haberdashery has lower use as of 2018)
  • shop=craft - A place where customers can buy supplies for making art and crafts.
  • craft=tailor - A place where clothing is made, repaired, or altered professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.
  • craft=dressmaker - Dressmaker is a person who makes custom clothing for women, such as dresses, blouses, and evening gowns.
  • shop=fabric - A shop that sells fabric
  • craft=sewing -