2570 Victoria Ave, Regina, SK S4N 6M5, Canada

(306) 525-3339

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fabricland.ca
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This is my favourite of the three locations in London. Many of the staff have made the move from when this was located on Wellington near the 401. They are always so helpful. It's a challenge to get into the parking lot if you are approaching on Fanshawe Park Rd from the east because you can't turn left into the parking lot.Prices are reasonable, especially if you wait for a sale and use their discount card. If you sew frequently, the discount card is worth the cost ($20) because it saves you either 25% or 50% off of regularly priced fabric, notions and décor plus there are membership appreciation sales and other promotions. The one thing that I don't like about Fabricland are the ridiculous policies. It's silly what management puts the customer and the staff through just to make a sale. Everything has to be written out by hand, then added up, then the various papers sorted and stapled... this is 2012, get with the program! A DECADE ago Walmart sold fabric using UPC codes so it only needed to be scanned at the counter. The cash counter is littered with disclaimers, exclusionary statements, and warnings. What is the point? Don't get me started on trying to look at a pattern! You can only get one at a time, and they won't give you the pattern pieces, just the envelope, which makes it exceedingly difficult to find finished measurements, establish lay-out, etc. Attention Fabricland management/owners: making every customer feel like a criminal on every trip is bad business. I honestly wonder how many cases per year they have of shoplifters fleeing the store, pattern in hand. Could the number of thefts possibly merit this kind of treatment? I doubt it. Seems more like a "pink ghetto" situation - the men (mostly) who run things have little appreciation for the women (mostly) who comprise the staff and have to enforce these policies that have questionable efficacy.I like the fabric selection, I like the prices, I like the service, but I don't like the feeling that management views every customer as a potential thief.

fabricland.ca
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This location had recently renovated and now has two distinct areas. One with the fabric and one with all your accessory needs. Came here for some last minute items needed for Halloween touch ups and it worked out perfectly.Staff: They are friendly and helpful. Sometimes it can be difficult to find someone available to cut you some fabric but other than that, no complaints.Store: The parking lot can be quite busy since it is quite small. I suggest try going around the back because sometimes there's more room back there. The store is bigger than ever and houses almost every single type of fabric that you would probably need. There are always fabric on sale and if you're not looking for something particular (i.e. flexible with the material), you can probably find a decent deal here. If you purchase things often, I would suggest a membership for about $25; only get it if you do a lot of costume or designing though. I know there are plenty of other places that may do more unique prints of items but for the convenience I always think Fabricland is a great option (especially since this is Markham and not Toronto Queen West).I say for the area and the convenience this is a top-notch place for your fabric and designing needs!

fabricland.ca
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Until recently I was opposed to sewing anything because I remember my home ec. classes in Grade 8 and I was terrible at it.  Then I started planning for a wedding and realized that I could save money if I did some of the stuff myself, so out I went to get myself a sewing machine and some supplies.I have yet to check out any other fabic stores but this place has been very kind to me.  I was able to walk up to one of the ladies that work there and ask if there was such a book as "Sewing for Dummies" and low and behold they have something along those lines.  It's not from the Dummies series but it's just as helpful.  I sewed my first sachet this week and I was darn proud of myself lol.They have a discount card that is $20/year or $40 for 3 years.  Since I knew I was going to be buying a lot of stuff there over the next year, I bought  and it's already paid for itself.  The only draw back is that the staff can sometimes be slow but that's because they are very efficient in servicing their customers.  At least they have been with me.  I will be back!

fabricland.ca
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The good side first: 1. it's in my neighbourhood2. it's small 3. most of the things I need are there. I sew professionally ( dresses and gowns)4. the prices are reasonable if you have membership. 5. they have sell good quality textileCons:1. if you have no membership and you're just there to buy little things, try the Dollar Store first.2. staff more busy with folding textile than helping customers check out. Only one till is open the the line, though short, takes 10-15 minutes.3. if you're standing on one side of the till and a staff decides to open a till, she will open the till that's far from you, making you drag heavy textile to her side.4. the staff gossip about other customers within the earshot of other customers.5. patterns are hard to access. no help comes easily6. one staff who looks really quite old, would always call someone else to help customers. this woman is not the manager. She's just lazy.7. A sales rep, would rip the cloth instead of cutting  it with scissors saying it's straight that way. She does this with cotton cloth and it never gets straight.8. You can't get a consultant readily available.The service in this outfit is terrible. Not all Fabriclands are like this, though. There are some good ones.Fabricana has a  lot more to offer in terms of customer service.

fabricland.ca
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the store is awesome, the bargains are awesome, but the staff are so wonderful that you want to go back just for the service they provide.

fabricland.ca
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Friendly service and as a first timer I loved how encouraging the staff was with my questions! Definitely made an intimidating experience an easy one! I will be back for sure! The only reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 is the check out desk is really really really old school and filling out paper membership stuff was a little like taking a ride in a time machine! The store is old but with good customer service I will take it!

fabricland.ca
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this is one of the nicest little places locally to get fabric or notions for that piece of clothing that you've been wanting to make. I'd call the selection for the most part "vanilla" compared other places that can be found in the lower mainland though.  The staff is always helpful and willing to suss out that certain pattern you're looking for.  The membership card can get you some good discounts if you sew alot, and they send you flyers with the latest deals every quarter with ballots for various draws. Down side? sometimes prices are

fabricland.ca
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Great selection of fabric for crafts and home decor!

fabricland.ca
4
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Good selection. Clean environment. Little bit if a wait but nothing crazy

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fabricland.ca
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Very helpful staff. I went in with my baby and they were very friendly and helped carry my things.

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fabricland.ca
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the sevice was great, as were the prices and quality. I would recomend going here for your sewing stuff.

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fabricland.ca
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Great selection and wonderful and helpful employees.

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fabricland.ca
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Hasn't changed in 20 years. It's fabricland...FABRICLAND

fabricland.ca
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Very helpful staff! Definitely going back

fabricland.ca
4
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This is my favourite fabric land store. I find the staff very knowledgeable and helpful. Only once did one of the staff seem snappy, but it was very busy & some people kept changing their minds, with a big long line up at a cutting table. I have seen some very patient incidents where the customers were being unreasonably demanding & the staff totally didn't react. All staff have good product knowledge & if they don't know something, they will find someone else who does...... Great job New West Fabricland!!!!!

fabricland.ca
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I have found the staff to be friendly and helpful especially in the quilting department.

fabricland.ca
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After reading the two posted reviees, I reluctantly went to this location because the store by my home did not carry a wide selection of nursery/lullaby/quilting fabric The lady that served me was extremely patient, cooperative and helpful throughout the time I was in the store (approx 1 hour) She went out of her way to find matching/complimentary fabric for the panel I choose plus provided assistance with the weight of batting to purchase I am not sure what attitude the other two reviewers entered the store with but as the saying goes "you get what you give" I would like the owner and manager to know that this lady has made a believer of me that 'customer service' is alive and well and can be found at this location

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