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August 2, 2017 by Britex FabricsThis was an extra-fabulous year for Britex Fabrics at SF Pride! We were a proud sponsor of The Theatre Rhino's Priscilla, Queen of the Desert float, contributing the silver lamé fabric trailing behind the iconic giant high-heeled shoe beloved from the show and movie. Come visit Britex Fabrics at our brick-and-mortar store to explore all of our shiny (and also not shiny!) fabrics.
July 14, 2017 by Britex FabricsJoy Mao is a Bay Area transplant, and Britex Fabrics regular, originally from Shanghai that spends her days with the good people of MUH-TAY-ZIK HOF-FER, and her nights sewing away in her tiny home studio (aka. her dining room table). She has had a passion for designing and making clothes since college, but until this year she didn't have the courage to take it further than a hobby.
July 5, 2017 by Britex Fabrics
Online Sale: 20% Off All Online Polyester, Rayon & Lace Category Fabrics 6/27 - 7/10!
All polyester, rayon, and lace online category fabrics are on sale, including luxurious Italian designer polyester prints, polyester charmeuses, exquisite viscose lace knits, gorgeous stretch blends, and more. This sale is good for online lace, rayon, & polyester fabric category purchases* only 6/27 - 7/10. *This online sale does not apply to in-store, email, phone, or Customized Swatch purchases.
May 23, 2017 by Britex Fabrics
May 12, 2017 by DinaSpring 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
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
April 28, 2017 by Britex FabricsHere 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.
April 24, 2017 by Britex FabricsFor 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]."
April 19, 2017 by DinaIn 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!
April 14, 2017 by Britex FabricsThe 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.