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  • Warp x Weft: Textile 101 Returns

    March 11, 2014 by Britex Fabrics

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    Yes, you heard right. We are taking a break from pop-up workshops, but not without a better offer in exchange. Warp x Weft: Textile 101 workshops are now happening on the Fourth floor of Britex!

    Many of you joined us last year all over San Francisco for demos and workshops like simple dress-making by Sonya Philip at Makeshift Society, leather-working by Melissa Fleis at the NWBLK, and of course, textile workshops by our very own textile whiz Geana Sieburger.

    Now with our new workshop space on the Fourth Floor, we first bring you Warp x Weft: Textile 101---a 2-hour fiber and textile construction intensive. Next in-store are workshops from designers, artists and other experts, so stay tuned.

    If you love to sew, get giddy over textiles and feel immense joy learning about these things in groups of people who feel the same way about sewing and textiles, don't take a chance---subscribe to the newsletter at the footer of this page or on our homepage and never miss an opportunity. New workshops, demos and events are currently under development...

    Warp x Weft: Textile 101 Schedule >

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    P.S. Join us for a workshop-space launch party in April! Date will be announced soon.


  • Linen Tunic Dress by Sonya Philip

    February 25, 2013 by Britex Fabrics

    If you haven't met Sonya Philip of 100 Acts of Sewing, here's your chance. She'll be teaching our very first Pop-up Britex on March 14 where she'll demonstrate all the skills necessary for making an a-line tunic dress. Here's a peek into her creative process using two pieces of linen from the our online selection.

    Why did you choose these fabrics for your project? I adore linen. It is wonderful to work with and has a beautiful hand. Living in San Francisco, I find I can wear linen almost year-round. I chose the main fabric (Golden Wheat Linen/Silk Blend) primarily for the color--mustard and curry yellows just really speak to me right now. I wanted a strong contrast color and was taken by the richness of the Two-tone Raspberry Linen.

  • POP-UP BRITEX Launches 3/14

    February 14, 2013 by Geana

    Every month Britex Fabrics proudly presents Pop-up Britex.

    Pop-up Britex brings textile and design education to neighborhoods across San Francisco in collaboration with our favorite venues and artists. To help us sharpen our wits, Four Barrel Coffee provides drinks and bites for every pop-up. Special thanks to our sponsors Apparel Arts, Makeshift society and Photobooth.

    Join us for our first pop-up at Makeshift Society with Sonya Philip of 100 Acts of Sewing on March 14. Register HERE.

     

     


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