146 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm
With approximately 12,000 square feet of retail space on four floors, Britex Fabrics offers the largest selection of fine fabrics on the West Coast. The store’s four floors are packed to the rafters with exclusive and popular fabrics, notions, accessories, and fabulous home decorating fabrics and finishings.
On a quick tour of the store, one will find the following treasures;
First Floor: Thousands of bolts of woolens, countless silks, couture laces, velvets, brocades, and designer fabrics. Second Floor: Home decor, European cottons and linens, rayons, polyesters, velvets and sheers . Third Floor: European trims and ribbons, 30,000 styles of buttons both modern and antique, bridal findings, accessories, notions, patterns. Fourth Floor: Remnants, imported knits, lycras, fabulous fake furs, nets and tulles, felts and vinyls.
Britex Fabrics has served several generations of visitors from around the world as well as local residents who have found the selection of luxurious and elegant fabrics unmatched anywhere in the world. Many repeat clients first began shopping here as young brides and now bring their own grown daughters and granddaughters to peruse the vast selection of bridal and home decor, fabrics, accessories, and trims. Customers also range from home sewers to fashion designers, from interior designers to Hollywood and theater costumers.
The discriminating clientele of San Francisco’s oldest fabric store has come to rely on the unerring eye of matriarch Lucy Spector who visits mills around the world several times a year. Her love of beautiful textures and patterns inspires her to bring home the most exquisite and exclusive fabrics available in the world and offer them under one roof at Britex Fabrics. With daughters Beverly and Sharman growing up in the business, a strong foundation is in place for a future of surprises in the fabric world.