britex.jpgA tipster tells us that Britex fabrics, that big super fancy fabric store downtown, is having a big sale today and tomorrow. All their fabric, notions, and remnants on their sales floor (barring imported lace and velvets, Miss Priss) are 30% off.

Britex is not always the cheapest place to buy fabric, but folks who sew way more than I do tell me their customer service and quality of goods makes them the proverbial shot. And 30% is not something at which to sneeze. So, crafty folks, check it out.

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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