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Our love affair with velvet continues – and so does everyone else’s. Ennis Fabrics now carries a wide variety of velvets and faux velvets. Velvet is the soft-touch textile that keeps on giving. From ancient times to modern day, velvet has always been considered a luxurious textile. From robes and gowns worn by kings and […] ... Read More

Charming Christmas Crafts

The weather outside is frightful, but crafting is so delightful! Some fun craft ideas using your fabric scraps. ... Read More

Tariff Update

As many of you are already aware, trade negotiations between the US and China are ongoing, and the implementation of additional duty surtaxes have been and are being put in place to offset trade deficits. Many of the products we import from China are impacted by these tariff surtaxes in the US. We see direct […] ... Read More

Surtax changes between the US and China

Why are there changes? Essentially, it began as Donald Trump’s way of punishing China for abusing American intellectual-property rights. However, what he thought would teach them a lesson has turned into a trade standoff, with both sides threatening higher tariffs and various restraints. “Trump believes that the gulf between how much China exports to the […] ... Read More

Exciting Changes

Styles change…even those that are timeless. After more than 45 years in business, we have shortened our name from J. Ennis Fabrics to Ennis Fabrics. We have also introduced a fresh new logo and website to reinforce our commitment to customer success. ... Read More

Exploring Endurepel

You’ve seen Endurepel™ written on our website, experienced it through our samples and heard about it from our sale professionals; yet you’re still unsure of what exactly Endurepel™ is? Let’s explore Endurepel™ to give you a better understanding of this fantastic performance feature. ... Read More

Shibori: Dye-finitely Trending

Seen on the runways of Ellie Saab, Christian Dior, and Chanel; handcrafted textiles such as ombre, patchwork, and tie dye are all the rage right now.  When it comes to patterns, people are leaning towards those with a handcrafted touch; and one of those great hand crafted patterns, is Shibori. ... Read More

Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year

With a new year, comes a new Pantone Color of the Year.  The color experts at the Pantone Color Institue do extensive research into design, film, food, fashion, materials, travel; essentially everything we are surrounded by on a daily basis. After all this research, they present the color of the year. ... Read More

Edmonton Head Office Move

Back in February 2016, we announced that J. Ennis Fabrics sold our Edmonton building to the Jerry Forbes Centre for Community Spirit. The Jerry Forbes Centre for Community Spirit is a non-profit centre for over 20 local charities, including The Christmas Bureau of Edmonton and CHED Santas Anonymous. We are very proud to have worked […] ... Read More

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