News

  • Getting inspired by a rainbow of leather samplers

    When we received a big donation of real Italian leather samplers we got really inspired. Available in a rainbow of colours they are a really appro...
  • The future of sustainable design

    First Place awarded to Zachary Chao for 'The Dangers of Toxic Masculinity' What do you get when you mix design students, recycled textiles an...
  • April 2022 - recycling totals

    Thanks to our donors, volunteers and customers we diverted an amazing 4,952 lbs (2,246kg) of textiles and sewing-related materials from landfill i...
  • March 2022 - recycling totals

    We are proud to be the only Canadian non-profit fabric store making sewing affordable, approachable and more sustainable for our creative communit...
  • Donating to Ukraine

    Our Social Fabric is a non-profit rooted in community. We stand with the people of Ukraine and will be donating 10% of all in store sales in Apri...
  • Sewing machine sale - how does it work?

    Heard about our awesome sewing machine sale? Want more details? Read on... Our sewing machine sale will be held on Sunday April 10 during our usua...
  • Trend Watch: buttons ups for Spring

    We get inspired by the latest Spring button up in stores.
  • OSF People - Cornelia

    As a non-profit, Our Social Fabric is run by a passionate team of volunteers who are supported by a few part time employees. Today we’d like to in...
  • February 2022 recycling totals

    Wow! Thanks to our donors, volunteers and customers we diverted 3,477lbs (1,577 kg) of textiles and sewing-related materials from landfill in Feb...
  • OSF Makes: Rauha Tee Dress by Gemma

    In this OSF Makes Gemma shares her review of making the Named Patterns Rauha Tee Dress. OSF Makes: “The Rauha Tee Dress by Gemma” The pattern Whe...
  • OSF Makes: Pona Coat by Heather

    We realised this pattern review for Helen's Closet Pona Jacket and tips for hacking it into a coat by OSF contributor @heathersewist was buried in...
  • Fresh new look. Same vision.

    Spring is coming and we've freshened up our look! We've updated our logo so that it better reflects who we are and what our ambitions are. But on...