New silk fabric, woolen fabric, cotton fabric, buttons, lace trims, and more...each month brings new temptations!

Upcoming Events

The latest updates and gatherings involving the Britex Community. Stay up to date and make sure to mark your calendars.


Information and tutorials for folks interested in antique Italian lacework, nouveau fashion, sewing techniques and much much more!

Category Archive: Britex Announcements & Sales

Black Friday Sale and Cyber Monday Sale – 11/27 and 11/30


‘Tis a wonderful time of year at Britex…one sale after another!

Black Friday 11/27 – Friday, November 27, the day after Thanksgiving, almost the entire brick-and-mortar store is 30% off (well, not the bricks or the mortar).*

Cyber Monday 11/30 – Then, just when you’ve caught your breath–Monday, November 30th, almost the entire the online store is on sale! Fabric, buttons, ribbon, and more! Shop the best way possible! While propped up in bed, sipping coffee, nibbling bagels, and wearing your jammies….and get 30% off almost everything online.**

**In-store sale is limited to stock on floor. No mail orders, phone, or special orders. Not included are imported/vintage lace, Liberty of London fabrics, certain felts, and specialty items.

** Online sale is limited to online orders–no phone orders, email orders, or customized swatch orders. Not included are imported Chantilly and Alencon lace trims.

Posted: Britex Announcements & Sales
Tagged: , , ,
|Post Comment

Thanksgiving Hours at Britex Fabrics

Britex Fabrics will close at 4:30pm on Wednesday, November 25th, and will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 26th. We will be open our regular hours on Friday the 27th from 10 am to 6pm for our SF store-wide Black Friday sale. Have a wonderful time with your friends and family on this holiday!

For those who cannot make it in to San Francisco on Friday, We’re having an online store sale on Cyber Monday, November 30th!

Posted: Britex Announcements & Sales, Britex Fabric Store
|Post Comment

Workshop Alert December 19 – Fashion Design w/ Jamie Lau



Calling all fashionistas and fashion enthusiasts! Have you ever wanted to learn real world fashion skills from a full-time designer? Well, now is your chance. Jamie Lau, of Jamie Lau Designs, will be here on December 19th to show you the basics for beginning a successful move into the world of fashion. She will cover starter fashion drawing techniques, creating mood boards for color selection, and will help with fabric awareness. Students will have access to croquis (fashion figure templates), colored pencils, and markers for sketching. In addition, you will also create inspirational mood boards using magazine tears, fabric swatches, and collage.


Because space is limited, we encourage you to sign-up right away! See our events page for information on reserving your spot.

Posted: Britex Announcements & Sales, Britex Fabric Store, Buttons, Classes, Events & Shows, Fabrics, Fashion Tips, Guest Blogger, Hand-Made with Britex Materials, Projects, Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Tutorial, Uncategorized
Tagged: , , , , , ,
|Post Comment

Big Britex 30% off Sale

lance-fixed 0ct 6


It’s time for our colossal Fall Sale again! You can shop for the finest fabrics available at prices worth celebrating. Our traditional sale includes fabrics, notions and remnants–that’s four floors (and all online categories) of truly unique materials. Almost everything is 30% off!

30% Off In-Store Columbus Day Sale*
Monday October 12, 10-7 (we are open one extra hour)

30% Off Columbus Day Sale**
Includes fabrics, notions, lace trim, buttons, ribbon etc.
Monday October 12, midnight to midnight PST

Shop in-store and share a picture of your favorite purchase using #BritexSale on Twitter on October 12 for a chance to win a $50 Britex Fabrics Gift Certificate. Don’t forget to follow us! Winner will be announced on October 13.

*In-store sale is limited to stock on floor. Imported/vintage lace, Liberty, velvets, already discounted items (excluding remnants) and specialty items not included. No mail orders, phone, or special orders. Minimum fabric cut is 1/2 yard.

**Online sale excludes custom swatch orders, French Chantilly & Alençon lace trim, 4-ply crepe back satin, selected duchess silks, already discounted items, and gift certificates.

Check out our Halloween Blog post to make a list of everything you might need for your Costume!


Posted: Britex Announcements & Sales
Tagged: Britex sale, online fabric sale, San Francisco fabric sale |Post Comment

Posted: Britex Announcements & Sales, Britex Fabric Store, Uncategorized
|Post Comment

Online Wool Fabric Sale Ends Monday!

GoldenFleeceSheep-GraphicsFairy31Sale ends Monday, October 5th! Enjoy 20% savings on the entire online Wool Fabrics categories! Get toasty with winter sewing projects. All wool and wool blends in our Wool Coatings, Midweight Woven Wools, Midweight Stretch Wools, Wool Plaids, Wool Tweeds, and Wool Suitings are 20% off until monday, October 5th. Quantities are limited, so shop early for the best selection! (This sale is good for online Wool Fabrics Categories fabrics only. In-store Wool Fabrics fabrics are not included in this sale)

Posted: Britex Announcements & Sales
Tagged: , , ,
|Post Comment

Reminder: Yard Sale Challenge!


Don’t forget, sewing friends, that our Yard Sale challenge is quickly coming to a close. Head on in to our 4th Floor to snag some super fun fabrics for your chance to win. And pro-tip: many of these pieces would be perfect for Halloween projects or costumes on a budget; so, even better! See our entry rules to get started.

Posted: Britex Announcements & Sales, Britex Fabric Store, Contests, Fabrics
Tagged: , , , , ,
|Post Comment

Online Novelty Fabric Sale!


Ready for textures, colors, and patterns galore? Than our upcoming Novelty Fabrics sale is sure to please. From July 28th to August 10th, receive 20% off all online Novelty Fabrics!

Quantities are limited, so order your swatches now for the best selection! This sale is good for our online Novelty Fabric categories only – in-store Novelty fabrics are not included in this sale.

Calling all bon vivants and glamour-pusses! Made of wool, silk, cotton, water resistant nylon, metallic and more, these fabrics make beautiful garments. Many of our novelty fabrics have a beautiful metallic shine which helps them stand out in the crowd, and many of our textured novelty fabrics are blends, lending them a wonderful pliability and sheen! Tweed, chenille, and bouclé novelty fabrics delight us with their contrast of nubby texture and soft hand, brocades possess a unique elegance…make a swinging bolero jacket, a floor length mysterious cape, a Chanel-style jacket, or a tailored vest; add elegance and style to any solid, understated little black outfit. This sale ends August 10th. (This sale is good for online Novelty Categories fabrics only – in-store novelty fabrics are not included in this sale)

Posted: Britex Announcements & Sales
Tagged: , , ,
|Post Comment

Yard Sale Challenge

All right, Britex store goers. Are you up for a challenge? Yes? Good. Because it’s contest time!



Click here to read more »

Posted: Britex Announcements & Sales, Britex Fabric Store, Contests, Fabrics
Tagged: , , , ,

Meet Our New Guest Blogger(s)!

As many of you know, Britex was on the hunt for a new Guest Blogger for our team. The response was overwhelming! We received so many wonderful applications from so many lovely and talented sewists that we had a terribly difficult time trying to narrow our search. It was not easy! We wanted to thank everyone for sending in blogs, photos, beautifully written letters, and excited emails; so much so that we wish we could have responded to everyone personally. So, please know we appreciate all of your efforts: thank you!




But, as with all things, a decision had to be made and so, without further ado, we would like to introduce the new addition to our team…


Click here to read more »

Posted: Britex Announcements & Sales, Guest Blogger
Tagged: , , ,

Poly/Lace/Rayon Online Fabric Sale Ends Monday!


Online Fabric Sale! Get 20% off all fabrics in the Rayon, Polyester, and Lace Fabrics Categories through Monday July 13th. From cottony crocheted stretch lace, to drapey rayon prints, to imminently packable polyester, these fabrics make great additions to your spring and summer wardrobe! Quantities are limited, so shop early for the best selection! (This sale is good for online Rayon, Polyester, and Lace Fabrics Category fabrics only – in-store fabrics are not included in this sale)

Posted: Britex Announcements & Sales
Tagged: , , ,
|Post Comment