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About Us

Fabric Centre supplies a hand selected range of fabrics and accessories, sourcing from near and far to bring you a wide and beautiful selection.

We've been in the business for over 40 years, providing quality fabric at affordable prices, to you the people that sew, create, fix, recover and decorate, and looooove fabric.

We design and print our own uniquely South African designs right here in Cape Town while keeping colours fresh and prints varied.

With decades of experience in the textile industry both decor and dressmaking, we'll do our best to advise and assist you in choosing a fabric from our wide range that best suits your needs and individual taste.

It is a large fabric shop that stocks all kinds of fabrics, and all the things you need on the side and a warehouse to back it up.

Accessories, Batting, Curtaining, Dress fabric to Upholstery and Zips with everything in between, including outdoor or patio fabric, quilting, haberdashery, stuffing and foam for pillows, evening fabric, melkdoek, denim and shweshwe, with a wide variety of curtain linings, blockout, net and voille, as well as linen look sheers.

Once you've chosen your curtains/blinds, cushion and upholstery look we can help you work out how much you will need and send it out for make-up.

We are a partnership family run business headed up by Chris Cannon and Len Stock, and Caroline coordinates the selections of fabric on the shelves.

Marinda is our floor manager and Doreen and Helen hold the fort at reception.

Our team on the floor will be able assist or direct you in selecting fabric, work out what you need, and cut.

If you are looking for upholstery, we cover cushions and foam and we have associates who specialise in upholstery . Lloyd is at hand to assist with customising or compiling rail sets and accessories. Leanne will help you with ready-made curtains and ordering any cut length fabric from the fabric houses of South Africa; Stuart Graham, Svenmill, U&G and Hertex.

Michelle heads up Dress fabrics with her team.

The comprehensive haberdashery section will support you with all the tools, detail and trim you need to finish and construct your every creation, with Nelmare`at hand to guide you through it.