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  • Make a Lacy Mask For Halloween

    September 21, 2016 by Britex Fabrics

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    With Halloween just around the corner, you may still not know what to wear, so here is an inexpensive and glamorous, last minute fix from the creative folks at DIY Enthusiasts.  Purchase some sheer organza or tulle, a handful of glittery rhinestones, and a length of silk ribbon on the third floor of Britex Fabrics, and make your own lacy mask...and become the mysterious queen or king of the ball. Continue Reading

  • Create Elegant 18th Century Footwear with American Duchess

    September 9, 2016 by Britex Fabrics

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    Lauren from the impressive historical costuming blog, American Duchess, has a particular penchant for 18th century fashion. She developed this marvelous tutorial on how to gussy up a pair of Pompadour 18th century shoes using  braid trim, metallic lace trim, petersham ribbon, silk ribbon and more....all items available from Britex Fabrics. Get ready for your next bucolic frolic, Halloween shindig, Twelfth Night party, or Dangerous Liaisons dance.


  • Time to gear up for Halloween!

    October 5, 2015 by Britex Fabrics

     Pop into Britex Fabrics today for your Halloween Endeavors!

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    Come and play in our Sale Buttons on the 3rd floor in Notions!

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    We've pulled out our Halloween themed Buttons, ready to amplify any garment!

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    Our Pumpkin shaped Velvet trim (On Sale) along with our Swarovski Crystals & Gold Lace Trim!

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    Our little villain Kirby showing off our Dark enchanted Silk, perfect for any villains on the prowl

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  • Winners of the Halloween Costume Contest 2014

    October 28, 2014 by Britex Fabrics

    20141025_102148 1st place tie - based on costumes of Game of Thrones

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  • Costumes of Yesteryears + 2014 Contest Details

    October 22, 2014 by Britex Fabrics

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    We cannot count the number of shockingly awesome costumes in past years' contests. This pair for example, bacon & egg, still has us chuckling because, yes, the egg is standing on slender slices of butter and was soon to be a mom. A few years ago this same duo did a rice & potato number. See below for complete contest details and how you can win a $100 Britex gift certificate. Continue Reading

  • Make Your Own Fabulous Mask

    October 22, 2014 by Britex Fabrics

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      We just couldn't help it. A photo shoot was surely bound to happen since we just haven't been able to keep our hands off the samples Natalie made for the Mask-Making workshop this Saturday. Natalie is the manager and buyer for the Notions Department, and is also an avid seamstress, specializing in hand-crafted reproductions of historical costumes and accessories ranging from the Renaissance to the Roaring ‘20s. For several years we've all had the pleasure of seeing her amazing costumes---often winning the annual Costume Contest---but learning from her is a rare opportunity. Follow her sewing adventures on her blog Frolicking Frocks, and of course, join us on 10/25! Continue Reading

  • Oct. 25 Halloween Workshops + Contest

    September 24, 2014 by Britex Fabrics

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    Halloween is a big deal at Britex! That's why we're supplying you with so much more than just materials this year. The mask-making workshops on October 25 are guaranteed to inspire and transform. A mask is perfect for those that want to keep it simple, but still want to play. It can also be an impressive finishing touch on an already elaborate costume. The workshops are back-to-back on Saturday morning starting at 10:30 and 11:30 and the cost is $15 per person. Get the details and register HERE.

    If you are a long-time customer than you probably already know about our fabulous Halloween staff costume contest that takes place every year. Take a look at last years costumes and see for yourself how committed to a good costume Britex staff can be! Join us on October 25 to vote for the winner and enter for a chance to win a $100 Britex Fabrics gift certificate.

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  • Holiday Events - Let the Festivities Begin

    October 22, 2013 by Britex Fabrics

    Join us for two events as we celebrate this festive season. Visit our Upcoming Events page for details.

     

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    Halloween Costume Contest
    Saturday, October 26 - all day

     

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    Rendezvous at Britex
    Saturday, November 2 - 3 PM - 5 PM

    These events are free of charge, so bring your friends! We look forward to seeing you soon.


  • Make a "Where the Wild Things Are" Hat

    May 9, 2012 by Britex Fabrics

    In remembrance of the marvelous Mister Maurice Sendak, here is a tutorial from Jessyratfink for a “Where the Wild Things Are” hat (including the all-important whiskers.) Max’s growlishly wild hat can be made by following her 16 step directions….pattern included! As Max would say, "Let the wild rumpus start!"
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  • Britex Costume Contest!

    October 21, 2009 by Britex Fabrics

    Halloween at Britex! Saturday, October 31st. Come see the crazy, fantastic costumes created and worn by our talented associates. And then vote for your favorite Halloween outfit and you could win a $50.00 Britex Fabrics gift certificate. Think about all the red velvet, gold lace trim, royal blue grosgrain ribbon, or ermine faux fur you could buy……just in time for all sorts of seasonal holidays.
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