Cotton advent calendars, festive tablecloths – we’ve got it all these holidays at the Fabric Centre

The Festive Season is around the corner and here at the Fabric Centre, the excitement is contagious and our Christmas projects are well underway! This year we introduce a delightful range of cotton advent calendars, guaranteed to bring excitement and joy into your homes. Enchant your guests with our gorgeous festive tablecloth range – we […]

Summer tips on mixing indoor and outdoor spaces

Bringing the outdoors in, has long been a trend! But now there is a switch to bringing the indoors out, blurring the lines further and maximising comfort and luxury outside. Lush up your outdoor space with a mix of seating – sofas and chairs, layering with textiles and lighting – think throws, tablecloths, cushions, rugs, lanterns […]

A quick guide to buying outdoor fabric for cushions and pillows

Whether you’re looking for outdoor fabric to reupholster your patio furniture, soften seating in your firepit, or refresh your sun loungers, the project will require material made specifically for outdoor use. Here are a few tips to help you navigate some of the technicalities of textiles: It should be upholstery fabric – strong enough to […]

How to soften that firepit and funk up that braai room

Firepits and braai rooms were a major trend last year and continue to be just as popular as an ideal way to reunite with friends and families outside and inside. Think about softening that built-in firepit seating area with made-to-measure custom foam bases with hard-wearing and easy-to-wash covers. Funk up that braai room with scatter cushions in […]

Empowering our Employees

We feel it’s important to invest in our staff and provide an opportunity to upskill themselves. We recently signed up our staff for the Basic Sewing Course at Themba Training. Learning this skill helps provide more context for their jobs at The Fabric Centre, giving them valuable insight into our customer’s projects.  In the course, Themba […]

Donation to The Ark

Hi Andrew We need to revamp this room because it is in terrible condition.  It is the intake room where we accommodate women who come off the streets or are brought in by the police.  Some of these women have been raped and abused so we need to make it more pleasant. Last year an […]


Both Andrew Groves, the owner of Fabric Centre in Somerset West, and Lindi-Leigh Erasmus, the manager of Cape Coaters in Epping have been exceptionally accommodating in that they provide the materials at rock bottom prices. In fact, in some cases they are passing materials to us at cost price, in other words without making a profit

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