Thursday, May 9, 2013

At Fabric Mart: Planning A Trip to Fabric Mart

Fabric Mart is a small business located in Sinking Spring, PA.
We are just outside of Reading, PA and about a an 1.5 hr drive from Philadelphia.
As an organization of 17 people we offer fabric online, retail and wholesale.
You can find great deals on designer fabrics such as Maggy London and several NYC Designers.

Why Visit:
Touch and Feel the online fabrics and purchase them right in the store.
We have four rooms of fabric including wools, silks, cottons, knits, etc. You are sure to find something!
Shop the clearance section in the retail store to find great deals on quality fabrics.  
Some as low as $1.00 per yard!
We have a few lucky finds every now and then, like these designer buttons for 50% off!
And your basic notions
And even Gutermann thread to match!

To see our wholesale fabric, please schedule an appointment with Julie.
You may reach her at julie@fabricmartfabrics.com

Make sure you allow yourself plenty of time if you are planning to visit. Most of our out of town guests spend at least two hours shopping!

Most of the fabric can also be found online.
You can shop before you visit and print a list of your favorites. We will help you find those items when you get here.

Please be prepared if you would like to visit us our shop can be overwhelming because our building is organized for processing online orders. Therefore there are not specific sections you will find certain types of fabric. Everything is mixed together and you might need to check out our website for assistance on pricing and content information. The ladies in the store would be glad to help you find your way through and get you set up. You are welcome to use your smartphone or iPad to help you shop, however at this time we do not offer Wifi.

But we assure you it will be worth it!

Most of our guests choose to do a mixture of browsing, purchasing, and lunch.
So we made a list of our favorite local places to grab a bite to help you plan as well as a few other places you might want to check out in the area.

Where to go for lunch:
Tomcat Cafe- A jazz cafe within walking distance that serve unique and delicious breakfast items including stuffed french toast, crepes, and a variety of awesome omelets. It's a Fabric Mart favorite! Check out the Facebook to see pictures of their specials. They will make you drool.
Railroad House- Tasty American bar food a short drive from Fabric Mart. Grab a drink and a burger!
Cafe Bold- Try one of their BOLD cakes and a coffee!
Haute Chocolate- Everything chocolate and yummy in a modern cafe.
Taste of Crepes- Sweet and Savory crepes in a European atmosphere.
Say Cheese!- A Stock of Gourmet cheese as well as seating to enjoy entrees made with of course, cheese!

Paradise by the Slice- A pizza bar a few minutes down Rt. 422. Delicious pizza and other sit down meals!

Sublime Cupcakes- Gourmet cupcakes. They have different flavors for each day of the week, all that are worth trying.

A few other recommendations:
Other places to visit:
West Reading Shops- A street of boutiques and several cafes and restaurants listed above! Take some time to stroll through handmade items, designer clothing, and other unique shops.
Bell Tower- A local high-end spa that is sure to make you feel relaxed and glamorous! Check out their specials!

Five and Divine- Handmade accessories and decorative items creatively displayed. Take some time to browse! They have tons of awesome gifts including lotions, soaps, candles, baby items, jewerly, and several other handmade items. Check them out and have them demonstrate their chalk paint!

A few other recommendations:
Village Square
Come visit us!
3911 Penn Ave
Sinking Spring, PA 19608


6 comments:

  1. My favorite fabric store to visit when I am in PA!!

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  2. I love visiting the store! It's always a treat! And you're right people should plan to make a day trip out of it to fully experience all of the treasures that the store has to offer!

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  3. I need to make a day trip of this from MD and finally drive over this summer. It's been on my 'to do' list for quite some time.

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  4. We hope to see you all soon! Our store is stocked with some great fabrics right now!

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  5. Some years ago I was on a work trip and found out I was about 15 minutes away. Got directions and came over. Everything in the store was on sale for $1 yard!! I bought 20-30 yards and had to buy another suitcase to bring it home!

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  6. This post is amazing and sooo helpful for the wholesale buyers!

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