If you like to sew … or simply need to replace a zipper or repair a rip in your shirt, here’s some places that supply all the necessary items you might need:
Fabricland – 3170 Tillicum Rd. Ph. #250-475-7501
Hours: Mon – Friday 9:30 – 9, Saturday 9:30 – 5:30, Sundays & Holidays 11 – 5
Huge store with a large selection of fabrics, threads and general sewing equipment as well as ready-made curtains and curtain rods. A nice selection of discounted fabrics as well. You can purchase a membership to receive discounts, but you don’t need one to shop there. Located at the back of Tillicum Mall, there’s ample parking.
Cloth Castle – 786 Goldstream Ave., Langford Ph. #250-478-2112
Hours: Mon – Thurs 9 – 5:30, Friday 9 – 8, Saturday 9 – 5:30, Sunday 11 – 4, Closed most Holidays
A good sized store on 2 floors. Lots to choose from. In addition to scads of fabric, patterns, quilting supplies etc., they also sell sewing machines and offer classes in various sewing techniques. Parking can be a challenge, but there is some on-street parking on the side of the store and you might take you chance parking in the mall parking lot across the street (by Starbucks!).
Gala Fabrics – #104 – 1483 Douglas, Victoria, Ph.# 250-389-1312
Hours: Mon – Sat 10 – 6, Sunday 12 – 5 (closed Sundays in Dec. & Jan.) Closed all Stat Holidays
This is a 3rd generation fabric shop with it’s origins in China & Hong Kong. They seem to have a lot of specialty fabrics including eco-friendly fabrics as well as oil cloth, silk, wool etc. There is some on-street parking on Douglas or some of the other side streets.
Buttons-N-Bows – 2867 Foul Bay Rd., Victoria, Ph. #250-592-7924
Hours: Mon – Sat 10 – 5, Sunday 1 – 5
Pround to serve local community for over 60 years.
We are a friendly fabric shop selling fabrics and sewing supplies. You will find here a great selection of fabrics, buttons, ribbons, laces and various notions etc for all kinds of sewing projects.
Small, yet unique.
Calico Cupboard – 100, 4500 West Saanich Road, V8Z 3G1 #250-658-2722
Hours: Mon – Sat 10 – 5:30, Sunday 12 – 4
This shop, situated in the pleasant ocean setting of Cordova Bay, is well-known for its relaxing ambience where quilters and sewers will find a large variety and stunning selection of 100% high quality cotton fabrics, beautiful quilt masterpieces and much more.
Bib N’ Tucker Quilting – 1006 Craigflower (at Tillicum), Victoria, Ph. #250-386-6512
Hours: Mon – Thurs 10 – 4, Friday Closed, Sat. 12 – 4, Sunday Closed
For over 15 years Bib n’Tucker Quilting has offered discounts on modern and traditional fabrics, patterns and notions. We carry 100% cotton – both printed and batiks, Hoffman, Moda, Robert Kaufman, Timeless Treasures, Northcott and Blank Textiles are just some of the brand names you will find on our shelves.
You will be amazed at our huge selection of batiks – suppliers tell us that we have more than any other quilt shop in BC and probably in Western Canada.
Gregg’s Furniture & Upholstery – 2333 Government St., Victoria, Ph. #250-388-7365
Hours: Mon – Fri 9 – 5, Sat 10 – 4:30, Sunday Closed
Greggs Furniture and Upholstery offers the ultimate in fabric selection for home or business decor, and your friends at Greggs are always ready to help make your home or business a reflection of your good taste.
Chintz & Company – 1720 Store St., Victoria, Ph. #250-381-2404
Hours: Mon – Sat 10 – 6, Sunday & Holidays 11 – 5
Chintz & Company specializes in beautiful, unique, high quality fabrics in an array of textures and colours. Our collection is extensive and truly inspiring.