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Britex Fabrics

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Absolutely Fabulous

My wife and I stumbe across this fabric store while on a walkabout in San Francisco last February... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
Stephen C
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Anoka, Minnesota
Just amazing

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

Reviewed August 11, 2017
jlj9700
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 Apr 2018
“Absolutely Fabulous”
11 Aug 2017
“Just amazing”
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

My wife and I stumbe across this fabric store while on a walkabout in San Francisco last February. We were knocked out by the variety of fabrics and accessories. Bring $, the best is never cheap.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Stephen C
Reviewed August 11, 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!!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jlj9700
Reviewed July 19, 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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Antony P
Reviewed April 13, 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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank hlt1704
Reviewed December 30, 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

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed October 4, 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

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Lucy Beale P
Reviewed July 2, 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

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank bbrezvan
Reviewed June 29, 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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank sushi4soup
Reviewed June 22, 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!

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Sewnel
Reviewed April 22, 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

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank lindam232
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