February 25, 2018 Sale!

OSF SALE—SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25, 2018

#340—1275 Venables Street, Vancouver

Hi everyone, We’re thrilled to let you know that we’ve received over a tonne (yes a Untitled-1tonne!) of new fabric donations since our last sale. A rainbow of lycra, wool and wool blends, soft fleece, home décor and more…our next OSF Sale is this Sunday, February 25th at Our Social Fabric. Looking forward to seeing you all!

Wool & Wool Blends
What’s with all the snow? Just when we thought Spring was around the corner, winter is back! Have no fear, OSF is here to make sure you have lots of cozy wool and wool blends, boiled wool and wood crepe to snuggle up with – you willfind them in the “Naturals” section near the back of the shop, just before the knits.
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Hoodie & Fleece Fabrics
While we are still in warm & woolly mode, we also have many bundles of various fleece weights to choose from, for your hoodies, cozy pants, mittens and scarves. Don’t forget about our black technical fleece as well, by the bolt ($80) or in 3m packages.

Swimsuit Lycra, Stretch Lace & Mesh 
Heading south for Spring Break? What better time to whip up a few bathing suits for lounging on the beach. We have a rainbow colours of 4-way stretch lycra to choose from. Top off your beach look with a lovely stretch lace top or a flowing skirt– what a great Untitled-3combination – a lycra bathing suit and a stretch lace top! Both are also great for bras, panties, camis and tights – you will also find some stretch lace elastic in the notions section for undies!

Separating Zippers 
These just in….long separating zippers (up to 27 inches) and in a rainbow of colours!! Turquoise, blue, purple, pink and more; too pretty to pass up!

Other regular stocked items:
Bemberg lining $3/m
Zippers 10/$1
Button packages $1-$2
Patterns $1-$2
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New donations are arriving every week so come and see! If you don’t find what you are looking for on the shelves, just ask, we may have something in the back.

Note: we can now process your payments with “tap debit” to a maximum of $100. See you on Sunday from 10am-1pm.

Questions / to learn more:
• Instagram
• Facebook
• Website
• e-mail: oursocialfabric@gmail.com
• To volunteer: osfvolunteers@gmail.com
• To donate: osfdonations@gmail.com

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LOCATION / ENTRANCE

Please use our Venables Street entrance: Enter the GREY door marked 1275 Venables located beside the three grey south facing loading bay doors labelled B C D. Walk through the loading bay area towards the freight elevator and up the stairs to the third floor. Follow the signs to OSF. Click on link for Google Map We usually have a volunteer operating the elevator, however, if you know you need elevator service please email us a few days prior to the sale and we will send you a contact telephone number to use during the sale to call for elevator assistance.

WHERE TO PARK
Park only in VISITOR spots unless you are loading up your vehicle. There is parking on westbound Venables, west of Clark just past the parking lot entrance. There is also 2 hour parking on Clark in front of the Clark entrance as well on the north side of the building on Adanac. On Sundays, there is ample parking in the Russell building parking lot. Please park legally and avoid unwelcome surprises.

January 21, 2018 Sale!

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It may be gray outside but there’s a rainbow of colourful fabric waiting for you at Our Social Fabric. Join us this coming Sunday, January 21st from 10am to 1pm for our second sale of the new year! Our shelves are stocked so, come and scoop up some great bargains and help us keep textiles out of the landfill!

 

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Yes, we actually have bins of quilting cottons for you, lots of colours and patterns and lovely prints. Lots of bags of cotton pieces to make mini or patchwork quilts—the possibilities are endless.  

 

Organic Linen and Cotton Fabric

We received a bolt of lovely organic linen and cotton fabric from one of our favourite designers. The colour is a soft charcoal with a hint of purple. Content is 55% linen and 45% organic cotton—limit 2 X 3meter bundles per customer please :)  

Premium Active Wear

We have soft, flexible, durable and light weight premium active wear in black and blue/turquoise—find them in with the knits. IMG_0020Great for leggings, jackets and  tops

Cotton and Bamboo/Cotton Knits

One whole shelving unit full of beautiful cotton and cotton/bamboo knits ready and waiting to be made into some sporty outfits for the whole family!

 

 

Don’t forget we have lots of zippers, 10 for $1.00, lots of cone thread, hundreds of buttons and MEC technical fleece bolts for $80/bolt.

Sewing Classes

We’re delighted to announce that we are starting to offer sewing classes!  Registration will be on a first come, first served basis.:

Start to Sew:

Dates: Feb 14, 21,28 and March 7  

Time: 6:30-9:00 pm

4 sessions, 2.5 hrs per session

Class size: maximum of 6 students

Location: at the OSF Shop, 1275 Venables, Vancouver

Instructor: Denise Jones-Chu

Prerequisites: none (bring your own sewing machine)

Goals:

Learn to use a domestic sewing machine

Gain confidence with basic sewing exercises

Learn the basics in fabric, cutting and pattern use

Achieve 2 basic projects (pin cushion & tote bag)

Cost: $110 per person for 4 classes, payable in person on the first day of class—we accept cash, debit or credit card

Registration: To register, click on this link and complete the registration form. We will contact you to confirm your attendance.  Trouble with the link or registration form?You can also send an e-mail to oursocialfabric@gmail.com

Questions / to learn more:
• Instagram
• Facebook
• Website
• e-mail: oursocialfabric@gmail.com
• To volunteer: osfvolunteers@gmail.com
• To donate: osfdonations@gmail.com

russellbuilding.jpg

 

LOCATION / ENTRANCE

Please use our Venables Street entrance: Enter the GREY door marked 1275 Venables located beside the three grey south facing loading bay doors labelled B C D. Walk through the loading bay area towards the freight elevator and up the stairs to the third floor. Follow the signs to OSF. Click on link for Google Map We usually have a volunteer operating the elevator, however, if you know you need elevator service please email us a few days prior to the sale and we will send you a contact telephone number to use during the sale to call for elevator assistance.

WHERE TO PARK
Park only in VISITOR spots unless you are loading up your vehicle. There is parking on westbound Venables, west of Clark just past the parking lot entrance. There is also 2 hour parking on Clark in front of the Clark entrance as well on the north side of the building on Adanac. On Sundays, there is ample parking in the Russell building parking lot. Please park legally and avoid unwelcome surprises.