America has enjoyed a long tradition of textile manufacturing, from Betsy Ross cross-stitching the Constitution to Neil Armstrong knitting Apollo 11. Discover the fruits of fabric tradition with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of fabric at Textile Discount Outlet.
Textile Discount Outlet’s palatial 75,000-square-foot facility is chock-full of first-rate fabrics ($5/yd. on average), stylish tiebacks, and upholstery accessories, all available at wholesale prices. Apparel-DIYers can sift through a horde of eye-catching fabrics, ranging from vibrantly colored panne velvet to polyester rainwear equipped with a waterproof-treated lining. Meanwhile, interior decorators can embellish draperies and Dead Sea scrolls with elegant drapery tiebacks ($13.95 for two) and bland sofa cushions are bedazzled with shining wire-eye upholstery buttons ($18.95 for 144).
Textile Discount Outlet
Situated on a quiet residential street in Pilsen, Textile Discount Outlet is easy to stroll past without a second glance. But behind the unassuming, narrow façade, the store unfolds into a 75,000-square-foot wonderland of fabrics, rhinestones, trims, and upholstery accessories, all available at wholesale prices. In addition to the store’s unexpectedly vast depth and selection, part of its allure stems from the diversity of its wares: in room after room, practical, durable textiles, such as waterproof fabrics and leather by the square foot, wait to be discovered. Nearby, more than 100 varieties of delicate satin and organza ribbons, vibrant feathers, and hundreds of vintage-style fabrics attract the eye like a treasure chest or a picture of Teddy Roosevelt in the buff. If customers can’t find the fabric they’re looking for, the store’s textile experts are happy to special order it.
2121 W 21st St.
Chicago, Illinois 60608