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I never fail to find something to buy either for myself or as a gift every time I go to French... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
A3661OZsusank
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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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French Connections was very unique. The variety of merchandise was wonderful. Wonderful sewing... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Keith A
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178 Hillsboro St, Hillsboro Street Is Also Highway 501, Pittsboro, NC 27312-5931
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

If you are in the market for straight from Provence France table linens; African decorations; lovely handwoven baskets; or big eclectic yard art - this is your place. Worth the extra few steps up the road.

Thank lc6805
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I never fail to find something to buy either for myself or as a gift every time I go to French Connections. I love the jewelry, yard sculptures, fabrics, and woven items. Do not miss this unique shop!

Thank A3661OZsusank
Reviewed 17 August 2018

French Connections was very unique. The variety of merchandise was wonderful. Wonderful sewing materials and admired the many items from Africa. A must see place Unique gift items.

Thank Keith A
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This place will draw your eye in from the road with a yard full of colorful metal animals and a giant rooster. These critters, welded up out of painted pieces of sheet metal, come in all sizes, some are planters, and all kinds of species...More

Thank c5mjb
Reviewed 9 July 2018

When you pass this quirky place in downtown Pittsboro something will catch your eye and you will think, "I gotta go there!" It's been in Pittsboro for years but I'm a newly-introduced shopper and I'm hooked! I now own a brightly colored (and some slightly...More

Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 12 May 2018

The place is a visual showplace. Inside is a collection of African art, decor, crafts and materials, all selected with excellent taste. There is also a great displays of French materials (by the yard) and fun items like French handmade soap, crafts, etc. It is...More

Thank PhilViking
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

This is a very unique shop. The metal pieces are really awesome. There is something here for everyone of all ages. If you are in downtown Pittsboro, you must stop and check this place out.

Thank brian1bjp
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Eclectic collection of stunning fabrics, metal sculptures, bags, table linens, etc. Anyone who loves the idea of country living with a touch of Provence or Mexico will be in heaven

Thank Mimibee
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My dog barks at the metal sculptures as I drive by, every time. When I first stopped in, I thought they just had the metal sculptures. When i walked into the storefront of the house, I was thrilled with all the little home decor items...More

Thank UNCBalan
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I always enjoy browsing here and have bought several yard art pieces. Unique gifts, but a little pricey, so don't buy much here. If you are looking for unique fabric - they have it. Also love the wire baskets.

Thank pinapuna
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