OSF Pop-Up Sale Event, Thursday, Oct 15, 2020, 12-6pm – Our Social Fabric

OSF Pop-Up Sale Event, Thursday, Oct 15, 2020, 12-6pm

Hello everyone!
You're invited to our third October Pop-Up Sale Event happening this coming Thursday, October 15th from 12 to 6:00 pm.
No pre-registration will be required but we will be following all our standard safety protocols including requirements for face coverings, safe distancing and sanitizing. One of our wonderful volunteers will be at the door to ensure that we don't exceed our customer quota. (See below for accessibility notes)
OSF is Vancouver’s only non-profit textile recycling initiative – we are diverting textiles from the landfill and into the hands of creatives like you! 

Brrrr...it's cold outside - Our spacious and well-stocked shop has just-about everything you need for your Fall and Winter sewing projects. This week we're featuring this cozy and versatile insulated knit in a black and charcoal plaid. Yours truly made a fall jacket with asymmetrical collars and dolman sleeves using Very Easy Vogue pattern #9156  It went together well and I can't wait to take it out for a spin! (please note that the fabric was identified as being a wool knit in our e-mail to our newsletter list, but the top layer is a natural fiber (maybe cotton) with a synthetic lining inside and knit backing)

OMG - Christmas has come early to OSF. We will have pre-cut bundles of Merino Wool Jersey Knit for sale this Thursday. Available  in two colours: See photo Cocoa (top) and light-weight Taupe (bottom) - just in time to coordinate with your Fall wardrobe!. Merino wool has amazing properties to keep you warm when it's cold but this natural fibre also helps to cool you in the summer and it's great for active wear. There will be a limit of one bundle per customer. 

You folks love a bargain so we're continuing with our Fabulous $5 Finds including Fill-a-Bag of Buttons, Bags of Muslin pieces and Fill-A-Bag of Tiny Treasurers.  

Looking forward to seeing you this Thursday at Our Social Fabric, 1275 Venables, Suite 270, Vancouver, BC.


  • Check out our stocked natural knit section and the ever-versatile lycra.
  • Natural woven fabrics, drapery and home décor fabrics, quilting cottons, lining material, athletic knits, technical fabrics, wool and wool blends and vinyl
  • Buttons galore and zippers in all shapes and sizes (zippers are 10 for $2)
  • Patterns, regular uncut, $1 each and Vogue patterns $2 each, Vintage patterns (cut or uncut) $1 each
  • Large cone thread $2 each
  • Ribbon, trim, twill tape, bias binding, rick-rack, hem tape, elastic and lining fabric
  • Bags of lace for $1 each
  • Knitting Yarn, tons of knitting needles and crochet hooks
  • A Full library of Sewing books and magazines
    New donations arrive 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.

Don’t forget to sign up to be on our mailing list and check our Instagram and Facebook posts this week for more news on specials and new arrivals in the Shop.
We are located at: Our Social Fabric, #270-1275 Venables (corner of Clark Drive) in Vancouver. We are Vancouver’s only NON-PROFIT textile recycling initiative. We are 100% volunteer run and we are dedicated to keeping textiles out of the landfill and into the hands of creatives – just like you! Thank you for your continued support for more than 10 years!

• Our Social Fabric Website
• Our Social Fabric Facebook
• Our Social Fabric Instagram

• e-mail: oursocialfabric@gmail.com
• To donate: osfdonations@gmail.com

Venables Street Entrance: From the parking lot, enter the MAIN BLUE door from the parking lot marked 1275 Venables. Walk up the stairs to the second floor and turn left. Follow the signs to OSF, Suite #270.

Customers may park in VISITOR spots unless you are loading up your vehicle. On Thursdays you may park in front of the Russell Hendrix store after 4:00pm. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is ample parking in the parking lot and in front of the Russell Hendrix retail shop. There is parking on westbound Venables, west of Clark just past the parking lot entrance. Please park legally and avoid unwelcome surprises.

Click HERE to view our safety protocols as posted on our website and in the OSF Shop. 

Accessibility: If you are coming to a Sale Event and require assistance with the wheelchair ramp and/or the freight elevator in our building, kindly send an e-mail to us a day or two before the event - we will have one of our volunteers available to assist you. When you arrive, ring the buzzer at the main entrance to let us know you've arrived. Our e-mail: oursocialfabric@gmail.com

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