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.
Category Archive: Britex Announcements & Sales
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)
All right, Britex store goers. Are you up for a challenge? Yes? Good. Because it’s contest time!
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…
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)
Get 20% off all fabrics in the Linen Category through Monday, June 15th. We adore linen for its beautiful natural texture, breathability, and classic good looks. Made from the fibers of the flax plant, linen is one of the oldest known textiles. Britex is pleased to offer you a unique collection of linen fabric, including new additions to this summertime favorite fabric category. Equally wonderful for home decorating use and garments, we love linen fabric for elegant duvet covers, comfy lounge pillows, tailored curtains, louche summer suits, Roman shades, chic dresses, and delicately pleated skirts. Sale ends Monday, June 15th. Quantities are limited, so shop early for the best selection! (This sale is good for online Linen Category fabrics only – in-store linen fabrics are not included in this sale)
Britex Fabrics is currently seeking full-time Sales Associates! This is a very high-visibility, high-energy position, which requires excellent customer service and problem-solving skills. Fabric and sewing knowledge is a must; textile artists and makers are valued here! Previous fabric store sales experience and/or a second language is helpful.
Would you like the chance to join our team?
A good candidate must:
*love to sell
*have good sewing knowledge and skills
*have excellent fabric knowledge
*be able to help customers of all kinds with a vast variety of needs and questions
Please apply in person Monday to Friday from 10 am to 6 pm at 146 Geary Street, in Union Square. Public transportation is recommended–we are only a few blocks from the Powell Street BART station.
Do you ever feel like you can’t see the light at the end of the tunnel? Well, Britex is currently feeling the same. We’ve been slowly processing a massive shipment we got recently from Italy, and the boxes just stretch on and on. But we have some luscious sneak peeks for you! And yes…this luscious beauty is now available online!
Tuesday, May 19th to Monday June 1st! Get 20% off everything in our online Lightweight, Stretch, and Midweight Cotton category fabrics. Get ready for springtime showers and summertime relaxation! We carry an ever expanding collection of cotton fabric in our online store, including witty Swedish home decorating graphic prints, stretchy pant-weight cottons, brilliantly colored hand-loomed Guatemalan fabric, elegant imported shirtings, breezy eyelets, hand-blocked Indian prints, delicate voiles, stupendous Swiss batiste, and more! (This sale is good for online Cotton Category fabrics only. In-store cotton fabrics are not included in this sale)
Well, it’s here! And it’s time to get in on all the sewing fun. Today Colette Patterns launched a new blouse pattern, the Aster, and we have it here in the store! It will be on our website soon, but for now come to our 3rd floor to snag a copy. Along with this newest addition, we have a whole set of Colette patterns, and we just love them. Ranging in silhouettes and sizes, as well as some men’s wear, Colette Patterns is an excellent alternative to buying from large chain companies. Take a peek!