Britex Fabrics just made a special buy on rare vintage German glass buttons. We have all the colors of the rainbow…and then a few extra! Pick up a handful of these gleaming glass buttons to add some friskiness to a wool cardigan, or to adorn a delicate silk blouse. Prices range from 95¢ to $2.95. Available in-store only, or email us a email@example.com for details.
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We’re pleased to present two new Liberty of London luxurious cotton lawns in our online store. Liberty of London is a distinguished English designer, producing fine cottons since 1875. The first is a fabulous digital design called Volcanism, which is inspired by Iceland’s active volcanoes. The second is called Kussman; inspired by Icelandic horses, which are born and reared from species dating back to the 9th and 10th Centuries. Both were influenced by William Morris’ poem; ‘Iceland First Seen’. Liberty cottons are durable, and nearly wrinkle-free when taken directly from the dryer. This fabric makes delicious pajamas, dandy tailored shirts, dapper bow ties, and is a joy for hand-smocking. 54″ wide. 100% cotton. Imported from England.
“Lo from our loitering ship a new land at last to be seen;
Toothed rocks down the side of the firth on the east guard a weary wide lea,
And black slope the hillsides above, striped adown with their desolate green:
And a peak rises up on the west from the meeting of cloud and of sea,
Foursquare from base unto point like the building of Gods that have been,
The last of that waste of the mountains all cloud-wreathed and snow-flecked and grey,
And bright with the dawn that began just now at the ending of day.” William Morris (1891)
Britex Fabrics Knit Online Fabric Sale! Get 20% off all fabrics in the Knit Fabric Category from Thursday, August 15th to Saturday, August 31st. Knits are wonderful for travel and summertime. Check out our soft eco-friendly bamboo jersey knits, imported fashion tissue knits, nautical stripes, sweater knits, and a few super special novelty favorites. Sale ends August 31st. Quantities are limited, so shop early and order swatches now for the best selection! (This sale is good for online Knit Fabric Category fabrics only – in-store knit fabrics are not included in this sale)
We’re happy to present Garment Trims, a brand new online collection! Here is a plethora of bouclé, braid, fringed, and chenille trims; these trims are perfect for accenting haute couture garments such as Chanel-inspired jackets. Layer your trims for a unique and special look! We have hand selected coordinating bouclé, tweed, and coating fabrics for each trim (just look for the Other Things You Might Love section below each trim), and we also carry silk organza online for your interfacing, stabilizing, and underlining needs.
Sale ends Wednesday, August 14th, the Mid/Lightweight Wool Fabric and Stretch Mid/Lightweight Wool Fabric Categories are 20% off. This is our largest fabric online category, with over 70 woolen fabrics! These midweight wools are just the right weight for almost anything – vintage-influenced dresses, tailored jackets, dapper vests, pleated skirts, and more. There are also stretch wools in this group – perfect to make travel wear for your favorite globe trotter! Sale ends August 14th. Quantities are limited, so shop early for the best selection! (This sale is good for online Mid/Lightweight Wool category fabrics – in-store Mid/Lightweight Wool fabrics are not included in this sale)
It seems like tissue knits are everywhere lately, and with good reason, they’re amazing for summer layering. They make a nice light layer for cool evenings or, if you’re in Chicago like I am, all these cool days we’re having lately. Tissue knits can be a bit intimidating, they’re so thin, wispy, and roll like crazy, so I’m here to show you how I work with them.
I was lucky enough to be able to make two tees in this amazing Japanese tissue knit, the first I went with these classic tomato and cream stripes and in the second I did a bit of color-blocking with this amazing neon yellow and charcoal grey. These knits are so light and airy, I couldn’t believe it. Serious dream town. In this tutorial I’m using my Hemlock Tee pattern which I created just for these tissue knits. You can download the pattern for free here at Grainline Studios.
New & hot off the presses! Limited Edition Sweet-Heart Squared Britex Fabrics Tote: These limited edition heavy duty canvas totes were created and hand-screen printed for Britex Fabrics by a local designer in foggy San Francisco. Our natural tote has a woven heart in scrumptious rich colors on one side, and the iconic Britex logo on the other side. Want a great gift giving idea? Instead of a stocking, give something people can use, and stuff a beautiful Britex Fabrics canvas tote with meaningful goodies such as handmade, home-baked and locally crafted gifts. Size: a hunky 14” by 16” and $15.
We’re picky! We want everything we offer to our customers to be beautiful and make a statement. We also want to have fun doing it. That’s why we keep it local. This limited edition canvas tote bag was designed by a San Francisco graphic designer, printed 20 minutes from our store, and sewn in the Dogpatch. We paid a little visit to the printer last week, and had way more fun than expected.
Get 20% off all fabrics in the online Stretch Cotton Category through Wednesday July 31st. We love stretch cotton fabric. Breathable, washable, and fabulous for fitted garments, stretch cotton has it all! Stretch cotton’s versatility, comfortable wearability, and ease of fit makes it a wonderful fabric to work with. Britex Fabrics carries a scrumptious variety of stretch cottons — from imported Italian beauties, to all-purpose khaki, to prints that are perfect for tailored shirts, to imported woven brocades, to soft stretch velveteens. Sale ends Wednesday July 31st. Quantities are limited, so shop early for the best selection! (This sale is good for online Stretch Cotton Category fabrics only – in-store cotton fabrics are not included in this sale)