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So Much Fabric

So Much Fabric

Want to make something not out of cardboard? Change some buttons, make a tote bag, and investigate these cool local shops.


The famous warehouse full to bursting of fabric, ribbons, zippers, fasteners, elastic, and literally anything else you can think of related to sewing. Incredible deals, though requires some digging.
337 W Hastings St, Vancouver, (604) 682-6196

Atex Designer Fabrics

Rolls of beautiful silks, wools, and bamboo knits fill this brick-walled loft space. Surprisingly good prices, well-edited stock.
330 West Hastings, Vancouver, (604) 669-3455

Spool of Thread

Beautifully edited selection of patterns and fabrics. Classes, as well as free sew-in time with their posh machines and industrial-sized cutting table.
649 East 15th Ave, 101, Vancouver, (604) 879-3031

Button Button

Replacing buttons is one of the best beginner sewing projects, and a trip to this place is a must. Every. Button. Ever. 318 Homer St, Vancouver, (604) 687-0067

Maiwa Supply

Natural dyes, batik, block printing, marbling, silk painting – everything in this shop is a bit more advanced, but fascinating.
1666 Johnston St, Vancouver, (604) 669-3939

Image credits: Spool of Thread & Atex Designer Fabrics

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