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Britex Fabrics

146 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94108-5602
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Just amazing

What an amazing place if you love anything to do with fabric. Every colour of fabric, in every... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
jlj9700
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Heaven!

I have visiting Britex for the past 20 years, every time I am in the US. The store is kind of... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Antony P
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146 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94108-5602
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place if you love anything to do with fabric. Every colour of fabric, in every shade you can imagine. Buttons, love buttons, every shape, colour and size! Worth a look around, 4 floors of fabric!!

Thank jlj9700
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I have visiting Britex for the past 20 years, every time I am in the US. The store is kind of curious, not what you would expect in the downtown SF, and it has quite the most amazing treasures and treats inside. My favorites are...More

Thank Antony P
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Where do I start? The fabric range is awesome. Walls of fabric in so many colours. If you want blue, there are dozens of shades. The same with every colour in the rainbow. Linen, cotton, wool, lace, leather, oh boy! What an array. In the...More

Thank hlt1704
Reviewed 30 December 2016

For those of us who sew, a trip to San Francsco is not coplete wihtout shopping at Britex. The selection is mind boggeling with many floors of well organized stock I am always impressed with their freindly, helpful staff. They know sewing and can point...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Britex is a MUST for me each time I visit. My visits started 40 years ago in my on-going quest for super high-quality natural fabrics to sew up for clothing. Silks, wools, linens, cottons, plus an envious selection of buttons. If you're on a budget,...More

Thank Lucy Beale P
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Britex has nicely organized fabrics for fashion sewing and for home decor. I was very impressed, and I'm very spoiled, as a customer of Exquisite Fabrics in Virginia. Britex has even "more" because they have home decor along with the fashion fabrics. It's top of...More

Thank bbrezvan
Reviewed 29 June 2016

If you sew, Britex always has the answer. The have more trim and notions than anywhere else, including unique items that solve many sewers' problems. Plus, it's fun just to browse gorgeous fabrics, trims, and buttons

Thank sushi4soup
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Britex has everything you could want as a sewist: every kind of fabric and top quality, gorgeous buttons and fantastic trims. I shop there every time I am in San Francisco!

Thank Sewnel
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

This shop has it all! It is Reminiscent of G street fabrics in Washington, D.C. In its heyday. A must see. I found liberty of London prints along with unique buttons, notions and beautiful fabric. There is a floor for everything. The staff here are...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

I was looking for very specific buttons for one of my husband's shirt. The original buttons had broken up after too many visit at the cleaner. The buttons I needed were square and I finally found them at Britex. 4 floors of fabulous fabric, buttons...More

Thank Pomerols
Nearby
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
...More
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