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Remnant Sale 4/24 – 4/26


The much anticipated 50% OFF REMNANT IN-STORE SALE is here. The sale starts Thursday, April 24 at 10 AM and goes through Saturday, April 26, 6 PM. It’s hard to come by discounts as good as these—remnants will be 50% off their already reduced prices. You’ll find an assortment of fabrics such as fine woolens, wool suitings, silk prints, silk solids, linen and cotton fabrics. Find home décor fabrics as well. Remember, remnants range in size from about half yard cuts to 3 yard lengths, and cannot be cut. This sale is in-store only—on-line fabrics, phone and mail orders are not included in this sale!

If you’ve joined us for a remnant sale in the past, you know the drill. If you haven’t, here are some tips:

1. Arrive early for the best selection.
2. It gets crazy-busy on day one. So, if you prefer a mellower experience, stop by in the afternoon or on day 2 or 3 of the sale.
3. While you’re here, don’t forget your notions—thread, zippers, trims, rulers, marking tools, etc.. They’re not on sale, but it saves you a trip.
4. Have fun! Invite your sewing friends and make it a downtown San Francisco adventure. Check out the designer shops for inspiration, then stop by Otis Cafe for a gourmet coffee on Maiden Lane.

In the meantime, enjoy this selection of provocative images. See you soon! Click here to read more »

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Our Online Coating Sale Ends 2/13!


Our online Coating and online Lining categories sale ends Thursday, February 13th. Baby, it’s cold outside; Britex turns up the heat with a plethora of soft wool coatings that will keep your limbs toasty even in the gloomiest weather. Maintain glamour both inside and out while stalking the chilly night streets, tramping through snowy parks, and sipping hot chocolate in outdoor cafes. We have herringbone weaves, elegant bouclés, butchly plaids, alpaca/wool blends, and so many more. To make your new coat project easier to assemble, we’ve included our linings in this sale! Brand new coatings and linings are included in this wintertime sale. Quantities are limited, so shop early for the best selection! This sale is good for our online Coating Wool category and online Lining category only – in-store coating Wool Fabrics and Linings are not included in this sale.

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In-Store Polyester & Rayon Remnant Sale!

sale2Save 50% off the remnant price of all solid color polyester or rayon 4th floor remnants during January. It is never too soon to daydream about warmer days! Fabric remnants run between 1/2 yard and 3 yards. In-store only.

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Peplum Silk Top

Hello fellow fans of Britex Fabrics! My name is Nicole from Nicole at Home, and I’m so excited to be sharing one of my projects with this community today.  As a resident of the Bay Area, I am absolutely thrilled and honored to be collaborating with Britex as a Guest Blogger. 

Since I’m a part-time instructor at a local community college, I try to step up my wardrobe a little bit; I’m young-looking and a small person, so I have to make an effort to not look like a student!  I had wanted to recreate a ready-to-wear top that fit well, and this partnership with Britex provided a great opportunity to work with one of their incredible solid-colored silks. Click here to read more »

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30% Off In-Store Sale on Monday, Oct. 8th

Put on your sewing caps and start planning! Whether you are making a custom-tailored coat or holiday gifts, this is your opportunity to get the dreamiest top-quality fabrics way below regular price. Quench your need for textiles and notions during our storewide in-store ONE DAY sale, Monday, October 8 from 10 AM to 7 PM. Find all the in-store fabrics and notions you love at 30% off regular price. See you there! * Sale limited to stock on floor. Imported laces, velvets, and specialty items not included. No special orders, mail, online, or phone orders. Sorry, this offer isn’t available online.

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Britex Fabrics’ Monthly Online Fabric Sales!

Britex Fabrics’ online store hosts a two week long online fabric sale during the beginning of every month. Go to our website and sign up for our newsletter to receive notice of this online sale – plan ahead, dream up your creation, pick your patterns, order swatches at the beginning of the sale, review your choices, and buy before the sale is over. We’ve been marking down entire categories; past sales have included all printed silk fabrics, all midweight wool fabrics, or all sheer silk fabric! What will October bring?

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Britex Fall Sale – Monday October 14th

Monday, October 14th from 10am-7pm, Join us for colossal discounts of 30% off most fabrics, most notions, and all remnants.* This in-store sale is ONE DAY ONLY so mark your calendar and get ready for this giant day of Britex discounts. *Sale limited to stock on floor. Imported laces, velvets and specialty items not included. No special orders, mail, online, or phone orders.

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Wool Sale

July and August – Britex Fabrics just designated a table crammed full of wool fabric at 50% off the regular price. These are marked down just in time to make elegant pleated front slacks, chic pencil skirts, gentlemanly Norfolk jackets, cozy ponchos and other items for fall and winter. Included on this table are worsted wools, stretch wools, imported wools, cashmere/wool blends, metallic wools, polyester/wool blends, solids, and plaids. These wools are all over 55”/wide, and regularly cost $27.99 on up a yard. This sale is good through August 31, 2010. (no mail or phone orders)

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Reusable Grocery Bag, Women’s Waistcoat & Bow Tie

Britex Fabrics annual remnant sale and BurdaStyle go together like bread and butter, moonlight and kisses, or salt and pepper. Britex’s 50% off remnant sale takes place Monday, May 3rd and Tuesday, May 4th. Our remnants include yardage from ¼ yard pieces, all the way up to substantial 3 yard pieces! BurdaStyle has scads of open source patterns. We are crazy for the ecologically friendly Charlie Reusable Grocery Bag, the casually chic Franzi women’s waistcoat, and the dandy-esque David bow tie!

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Sale — Buttons and Fabric and Yarn, oh my!

Britex Sale – Folks have been asking if yarn and buttons are on sale, and yes they are!
Monday, February 15th and Tuesday the 16th
30% Off* All Fabrics ~ All Notions ~ All Remnants
*Sale limited to stock on floor
*Imported laces, velvets and specialty items not included
*No special orders, phone or mail orders

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