About Us

Tracey and Dave Schmidt

Atex Designer Fabrics been delivering high quality and affordable designer fabrics to the Vancouver community for over 25 years! Atex Designer Fabrics sells cottons, linens, silks, hemp, wools, and more.

Dave and Tracey Schmidt are the owners of Atex Designer Fabrics and have been in the wholesale and retail fabric business for more than two decades. They bring their knowledge and love of fabrics to retail, wholesale, and design customers through their store in downtown Vancouver. If you are a professional designer, seamstress or crafter, Atex Designer Fabrics can provide you with the quality fabrics you need for your next project.


Atex Designer Fabrics Online

In May 2020 AtexFabrics.com launched an online store to better serve it's customers during the Covid-19 pandemic. The online store has a limited selection of some of our most popular fabrics and supplies.

Shipping and Returns:

Can I pick up my order instead of shipping? Yes, during the online checkout process there is an option to choose local pick-up. Please wait for a confirmation email that says your order is ready for pick-up before coming to our store at 330 West Hastings. During Covid-19 online orders usually take 2-3 business days to prepare for pick-up, but we'll do our best to get them ready as soon as possible.

How long does it take to ship my purchase? During Covid-19 online orders can take up to 5-7 business days to ship. All shipping is by expedited or express post. We have no control over shipping times once the package is shipped, but you will receive a notice from us when your package shipped as well as tracking information.

Can I add to my order once it's been placed? If you've recently made a purchase through our online shop, you can add more items by creating a new order and adding a note to the checkout about your previous order. We'll do our best to combine the order, but please contact at atexfabrics.com@gmail.com to let us know.

Can I change or cancel my order once it's been placed? Yes, as long as your fabric hasn't been cut, we can make modifications to your order. Please email us at atexfabrics.com@gmail.com to request a change to your order.

Can I return my purchase? All sales are final. We do not allow returns or exchanges on fabrics or products. If their is a flaw in the fabric, please contact us at atexfabrics.com@gmail.com

How long does it take to ship my order? Due to Covid-19 and high order volumes, orders may take up to 5-7 business days to ship. Once your order is shipped you will receive a confirmation email with your tracking information. 

All shipments within Canada and the US are sent via Canada Post and take approximately 2-9 business days depending on where you are located.

Expedited Parcel™
Local: 2 days
Regional: up to 5 days
National: up to 9 days

Local: next day
Regional: next day
National: 2 days

Canada Post regular shipping to the US: 6 - 14 business days

For more information on shipping, please contact us at atexfabrics.com@gmail.com