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  • Sweater Knits

  • Keep warm in some of our unique deadstock sweater knits
  • Halloween Collection

  • Chilling fabric. Thrilling prices.
  • CRINKLE COTTON

  • Breezy, light and with a rumpled texture these cottons make fantastic dresses, tops, cover ups and even relaxed fit pants.
  • Stretch wovens

  • Versatile and in a range of colours, it’s suitable for light weight hiking pants, jackets, bucket hats, shorts, skirts and tote bags.
  • Beads and jewellery making supplies

  • Thousands of quality glass beads of every colour, shape and size.
  • Shop in person at our store sales

  • We've curated the most amazing selection of fabrics for you to peruse, stroke and then take home with you.

Sweater Knits

Keep warm in some of our unique deadstock sweater knits shop now

Halloween Collection

Chilling fabric. Thrilling prices. Shop now

CRINKLE COTTON

Breezy, light and with a rumpled texture these cottons make fantastic dresses, tops, cover ups and even relaxed fit pants. Crinkle it up!

Stretch wovens

Versatile and in a range of colours, it’s suitable for light weight hiking pants, jackets, bucket hats, shorts, skirts and tote bags. Available now

Beads and jewellery making supplies

Thousands of quality glass beads of every colour, shape and size. Bead Me Up!

Shop in person at our store sales

We've curated the most amazing selection of fabrics for you to peruse, stroke and then take home with you. Find out more

Our Misson

Our Social Fabric (OSF) is Vancouver’s only non-profit textile recycling initiative that has been in operation since 2009 in Vancouver, BC. OSF is run by a small but passionate volunteer Board. We receive donations of textiles, fabric and sewing related supplies from the film industry, theatre, manufacturing, estate closures together with home sewers and artists. Our mission is to divert textiles from the landfill and into the hands of creatives in our community

Our Social Fabric has been awarded the Reel Green Approved Vendor certification by Creative BC and BC's Motion Picture Industry. Reel Green Approved Vendors demonstrate a standard level of sustainability in their organizations. OSF is committed to helping BC's Motion Picture Industry with it's goal to be more sustainable!

Our Social Fabric is also a Certified Social Enterprise Supplier with Buy Social Canada whose mission is to promote social procurement by bringing socially driven purchasers and social enterprise suppliers together and to build business relationships that generate social benefits to communities across Canada.

what our community has to say

My favorite place to buy fabrics is at Our Social Fabric! As a textile recycling initiative, OSF makes it possible for me to able to afford to buy fabrics to sew as much as I want, as well as to feel better about the sustainability of my sewing practice. I cannot recommend it enough!

HS

"My order arrived yesterday and was the highlight of my day. Really. Thank you for moving to online sales. Thank you for letting me be part of a great recycling endeavor. Thank you to everyone who volunteers to make good things happen. And a special thank you for the little extra tucked into the bag. The holiday ornament is lovely.
Best wishes

Best wishes, CW

A fabulous non-profit local source for sewists, artists, and crafters. Great fabrics at amazing prices. Run by VOLUNTEERS. Shop here and support these people so that they can keep doing this great work.

KL