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[Update 11/1/2011] – Congratulations to the winners of this contest, Tallaslint and rdejam!


Comment for your chance to win one of two $50 gift certificates to Britex Fabrics’ amazing online store!

BritexFabrics.com offers a stunning array of fabrics, buttons, ribbons and lace trims, and more and is the Internet home of brick-and-mortar store Britex Fabrics, a must-visit for any sewer or crafter in the San Francisco-area since 1952! We love their products, and were so excited to use their fabric, lining and vintage buttons for our Turquoise Tweed Cape project.

Until Tuesday, November 1st, you have an opportunity to win one of two $50 gift certificates.

To enter, answer the following question: What kind of fabrics would you like to see Britex Fabrics selling online? Two winners will be selected.

Good Luck!

- David @ BurdaStyle

146 Comments

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    Nov 1, 2011, 09.11 PMby princmay-1

    I need more fabrics!!! Love it!

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    Nov 1, 2011, 08.59 PMby Permagrin

    Organic, natural fibers, woven patterns and light weight knits please.

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    Nov 1, 2011, 04.11 PMby galiana

    Definitely natural fiber fabrics like wool challis, knits, and gauze. Potentially organic cotton/rayon jersey or organic merino? I would love to have those.

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    Oct 31, 2011, 03.47 PMby Shannon Kramp

    Mohair!

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    Oct 31, 2011, 06.47 AMby perrineco

    some natural fibers would be great !

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    Oct 31, 2011, 05.10 AMby Tallaslint

    I liked the Guatemalan cottons. Perhaps more ethnic/cultural designs/fabrics would be interesting!

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    Oct 30, 2011, 09.31 PMby mlssfshn

    Sheer wool or wool gauze. A wool you can wear in TEXAS weather!

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    Oct 30, 2011, 08.15 PMby elisabetsy

    Love the selection of wools. Maybe would like to see bamboo knits & wovens?

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    Oct 29, 2011, 07.13 PMby plaidlinoleum

    I really love all the wools they have, but there is always room for more. Oilcloth would also be nice.

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    Oct 29, 2011, 03.18 PMby nialew

    I would love to see more funky, bright, crazy prints.

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    Oct 29, 2011, 01.20 PMby stitchme6

    Wool knits please.

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    Oct 29, 2011, 10.39 AMby sewingswissmiss

    organic knit fabrics in a wide range of colors would be great!

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    Oct 29, 2011, 10.36 AMby pollypierce

    Rather than fabric, I’d like to see a wider variety of notions available on the website, ie zippers, etc. You seem to have covered nearly everything in the way of beautiful fabrics for dressmaking & tailoring…

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    Oct 29, 2011, 07.54 AMby stitchybritt

    Patterned jerseys – they can be so tricky to find!

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    Oct 29, 2011, 04.34 AMby knitist

    I like linen and cotton-linen blends. I already love the silks they have.

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    Oct 28, 2011, 10.16 PMby aega

    Linen

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    Oct 28, 2011, 09.18 PMby saang

    If unlimited funds I could spend thousands at Britex. The suit weight sage green with the darker silk lineing to wear with the soft but bright rose silk as a blouse! The short coat pattern is ok but better for my daughter as she is a petite. I really like the traditional full length wool coat featured on Britex opening page. Saphire blue with the heavy silk as lineing [maybe in a greyed or York blue]. Oh yeah, I could spend much but at that cost I would certainly have a tailor put it togather for the best fit.

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    Oct 28, 2011, 08.35 PMby ghainskom

    waterproof fabric

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    Oct 28, 2011, 07.44 PMby sewbella

    Good quality natural fiber jerseys and knits, would be just the trick!!!!

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    Oct 28, 2011, 06.23 PMby ggexpansive

    oh my, i would love knits a nice dress weight would be great.

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    Oct 28, 2011, 01.50 PMby mroman

    I am a natural fibers junkie myself – bring on the natural fibers!

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    Oct 28, 2011, 10.55 AMby Shira B

    coton and fabric for shirts :)

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    Oct 28, 2011, 03.42 AMby LSKR

    Light wool and cotton in ethnic designs ( african and south american)

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    Oct 27, 2011, 09.33 PMby imalisawork

    more wool would be nice.

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    Oct 27, 2011, 08.49 PMby susansvelvetmonkey

    I love the simplicity of this cape/coat. I would like to be able to visit the Britex store in person…could spend hours there. More cottons with modern patterns would be fabulous.

    Thank-you

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    Oct 27, 2011, 08.03 PMby lauramae

    Silks and rayons, please!

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    Oct 27, 2011, 06.58 PMby c79helium

    Bemberg with prints/patterns on the fabric.

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    Oct 27, 2011, 06.17 PMby audie2002

    knits and jersey!

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    Oct 27, 2011, 04.55 PMby tumblebee

    wool doubleknit or some lightweight wools in prints

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    Oct 27, 2011, 03.37 PMby artsiekat

    More fashionable prints in lightwieght cottons and rayons!

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