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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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    Oct 25, 2011, 10.37 PMby bytehaus

    PS – would be great if Britex sold kits online (i.e. fabric, notions, buttons for this cape), with a seasonal theme….

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    Oct 25, 2011, 10.36 PMby bytehaus

    Oh, I love this cape – will make one as soon as the Halloween-costumes are all sewn up and complete…I would LOVE a gift certificate to get some Fabric for the project…Britex is down the street for me….

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    Oct 25, 2011, 10.35 PMby jaie

    Please, maybe this will help me get out of my sewing rut!

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    Oct 25, 2011, 10.35 PMby SebxetFashions

    I would you like to see Britex Fabrics selling a nice wickering fabric online!

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    Oct 25, 2011, 10.33 PMby Lisa Parnell

    I would love to see more knits. Thanks for the chance to win.

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    Oct 25, 2011, 10.22 PMby macoskrm

    I love that gorgeous cape! I’d love to see them sell printed sweater knits. They’re so hard to find!

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    Oct 25, 2011, 10.06 PMby crackerhouse

    I don’t know much about Britex fabric, but I am happy to learn about it!

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    Oct 25, 2011, 10.02 PMby verypurpleperson

    I would love to see more knit fabrics!

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    Oct 25, 2011, 09.48 PMby Anita Quesada Monery

    Definitely cotton knit fabrics. I’ve made a couple of things with knit for my daughter and I would to find a good source for cute knit fabrics.

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    Oct 25, 2011, 09.40 PMby lizbetts

    Handkerchief weight linen prints and cotton lace yardage. I LOVE Britex!!!

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    Oct 25, 2011, 09.39 PMby hutab

    I would love to see more jersey knits in different hues and prints, I often only find black/brown/blue/red/grey.

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    Oct 25, 2011, 09.34 PMby Michelle Ogden

    I would love to spend a couple hundred dollars in that store… :) As fun as it is to look online, I’ll have to check out the store in person next time I’m in San Francisco… I just love seeing AND feeling fabrics. :)

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    Oct 25, 2011, 09.28 PMby margiwarg

    i’d like to see nice linen and linen blends

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    Oct 25, 2011, 09.27 PMby SewSunshine

    A larger variety of affordable silks.

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    Oct 25, 2011, 09.14 PMby liloca

    I’ve had my eye on the Lindsey cape for a while now… I feel like it just begs for tweed…

    I would love to see a greater collection of gabardine available online at Britex – some more patterned options in bright colors would be great.

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    Oct 25, 2011, 09.12 PMby firstthingsfirst

    I’d love to see more corduroy and wool in bright colors.

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    Oct 25, 2011, 09.03 PMby abaffledcat

    More brightly colored wools like this. I love wool for winter, but so many places only carry the drabbest darkest colors. I would love to see a lime or mustard tweed.

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    Oct 25, 2011, 09.01 PMby Kristie Thompson

    I’d like some good quality jersey knit fabrics in vibrant solid colors and some patterns. I’d love to make some raglan t shirts and some comfy clothes for my kids. Thanks! kristie_keely(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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    Oct 25, 2011, 09.01 PMby outbutnotoutdone

    I don’t wear heavy coats but I love this cape and it looks like the perfect solution for me on cold days . I love it.

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    Oct 25, 2011, 08.44 PMby btstars

    Honestly, as a stay at home mom, I live in knit dresses and any fabric store I go to (online or in person), I go directly to the knits. So, I would love to see some knit fabrics.

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    Oct 25, 2011, 08.44 PMby kdeshazer

    Ooo yum! I love the cape! Right now I am wanting to see fine wools and woolen fabrics for sale online, particularly merino knit; good quality is so hard to find.

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    Oct 25, 2011, 08.28 PMby sillycat

    Britex fabric selection is not to bad. Since they sell the Millinery Veiling, a selection of facinator bases would be GREAT!!

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    Oct 25, 2011, 08.28 PMby Claire Cooper

    That looks lovely -I’d love to make a coat/ jacket – so I’d like to see some nice wools / woll mix in lovely bright shades

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    Oct 25, 2011, 08.23 PMby sillycat

    That’s a Download!

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    Oct 25, 2011, 08.17 PMby destinyseye

    Ah blue the color of the summer sky and beauty. It looks perfict on the cape cant wait to make one. In blue of course.

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    Oct 25, 2011, 08.13 PMby Shannon Gruber Burchard

    I think I will need to make that coat!

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