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  • Wool is Not Just for Winter!

    May 12, 2017 by Dina

    _mg_8737 Spring has sprung, and it seems like a great time to pull out your lightweight garments and put away your wool. But not so fast! Tropical and lightweight wool make wonderful spring or summer suits, tops, and dresses. In a lightweight wool suit lined with rayon Bemberg, you'll be comfortable in virtually any weather (other than the sticky kind of heat where the only way to keep cool is to jump in a pool).

  • In-Store Remnant Sale! 50% Off All Remnants & Yard Sale Fabrics on the Fourth Floor! May 3rd, 4th & 5th!

    April 30, 2017 by Britex Fabrics

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    Come see us on the fourth floor of our brick-and-mortar store for a three day remnant sale! 50% off all remnants and Yard Sale fabrics Wednesday, May 3rd, Thursday, May 4th, and Friday, May 5th! We are open 10:00am until 6:00pm.

    Our remnants are up to 1 yard (3 feet) in length!

    This sale is for in-store remnants and Yard Sale fabrics on the fourth floor only.

    Britex Fabrics is located at 146 Geary Street (between Stockton & Grant) in the heart of Union Square
    Store hours are 10:00am - 6:00pm Monday - Saturday


  • Fun With Oversized Eyelets: A Lace Up DIY Sweatshirt (A Beautiful Mess)

    April 28, 2017 by Britex Fabrics

    eyelet-2 Here is a quick and easy DIY project by A Beautiful Mess to add some character to a plain sweatshirt that you have had in your closet, but haven't work forever, or if ever. With a few supplies that can be purchased in the notions department on the third floor of our brick-and-mortar store, you can brighten up even the dullest sweatshirt.

  • Bridal Designer Christian Siriano From Project Runway is on a mission to promote body diversity.

    April 24, 2017 by Britex Fabrics

    undefined For years, Christian Siriano has been dedicated to using fashion as a platform for change within the fashion industry. His 2018 bridal line features 12 designs that were created with the plus-size community in mind. The 12 looks feature designs up to size 26. "His inclusive styles and willingness to be outspoken for the plus-size community is practically unmatched by [his contemporaries]."

  • Something Old, Something New, Something Britex! (Part III)

    April 19, 2017 by Dina

    _mg_7963 In Part 3 of our focus on weddings, we're speaking to Lizzie on the Main Floor about French laces and silk satins…exactly what you'll need for the wedding dress that you imagine. Believe us, it takes expert help to navigate the selection here!

  • This Just In: All New Japanese Cotton Prints (In-Store Second Floor)

    April 14, 2017 by Britex Fabrics

    japanese-indigo-printsThe dyeing techniques used in the production of Japanese cotton prints are of a wide variety: paste-resist (tsutsugaki), shaped-resist (shabori), and ikat (kasuri), as well as composite techniques that use 2 or more of these techniques together.

  • Something Old, Something New, Something Britex! (Part II)

    April 11, 2017 by Dina

    silk-dupioni In Part 2 of our focus on wedding season, our Furnishings guru Dina offers some ideas on how Britex can help you customize your venue and make the setting for your wedding as beautiful as possible.

  • Something Old, Something New, Something Britex!

    April 5, 2017 by Dina

    dsc_0363-edit Wedding season is getting into swing, so each week we're going to give you a detailed look at all of the bridal fabrics, embellishments and know-how that Britex has to offer–from the firsthand perspectives of our experts on the floor.  This week, we're speaking with Laura at the third floor bridal counter, who has a decade of experience in making brides and wedding parties as beautiful as they can be.

  • Find a Piece of Outlander at Britex Fabrics (sass3journey.com)

    March 8, 2017 by Britex Fabrics

    bridge Have you ever found yourself exploring a new city and then become awestruck by an unexpected finding?  That is what happened to me on my most recent trip to San Francisco, California.  This trip was meant to be a getaway to a big city, introducing my children to all the joys of San Francisco.  I relished the opportunity to share my favorite activities and expose them to new experiences.   From cable car rides to appreciating architecture and art – we found ourselves making memories that would last a lifetime!  However, it was our interest in exploring a quaint street in the heart of Union Square that led me to one of my most memorable experiences.  I found myself facing the back entrance to the world-renowned Britex Fabrics!

  • Rosie and International Women's Day!

    March 8, 2017 by Britex Fabrics

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    Britex Fabrics had a customer come into the store this week buying polka dotted cotton fabric to make scarves for her and her friends to wear in homage to Rosie the riveter. They're wearing them today, International Women's Day. Rosie's real name is Naomi Parker-Fraley and she's still kicking “The women of this country these days need some icons,” she says. “If they think I’m one, I’m happy about that.

    Rosie the riveter red polka dotted fabric is available on our second floor.  It is 44" wide and $9.99 per yard. Come into the store, all us at 415-392-2910, or email us at service@britexfabrics.com for your own Rosie fabric!

     

     


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