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Where to shop for fabric around Cape Town

We often get asked, where to shop for fabrics. That is why we decided to compile a list of 15 fabric shops to visit/shop from around Cape Town.

1.Fabric City

This fabric store, based in the Cape Town CBD boasts 4 levels of good quality, dress, bridal and upholstery fabric and trims.

Where: 32 Sir Lowry Rd, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001
Contact: 021 462 1285 /

2.Lowry Fabrics

You can find this fabric shop right next to Fabric City. They stock a wide range of fabrics and are known for their beautiful shwe shwe prints. You can shop all of their fabric in-store or online.

Where: 38 Sir Lowry Rd, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001
Contact: 021 462 2039 /

3.Ankara Textiles

This shop opened up in Cape Town last year and stock a wide range of african print fabric such as java, wax and kente. You can shop in-store or online and they even stock ready made garments made from these beautiful textiles.

Where: Cnr. Long &am…

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