About

Phoebe D and G

NEWS FROM 2017 – OPENING OUR NEW SHOP @ 273 SWAN STREET, RICHMOND on Monday 6th February, 2017 –

We look forward to seeing you when you visit our gallery of beautiful fabrics.

Astratex (formerly Artextil) is  Australia’s resource destination for beautiful Italian and European fabrics. We travel to Europe’s designer fabric mills to source beautiful and unique fabrics: Italian silks, Cotton, Linens, Wools and gorgeous Hybrid fabrics for you to fulfill your vision and complete that special garment.

Our designer dress materials and beautiful wool suitings will inspire unique garments that individualises fashion expression.

SWATCHES SENT  Buy dress materials and designer fabrics online through our secure service or simply browse our fabric gallery. Then call or email to have swatches sent Australia Wide. We don’t charge for this service – we are so confident that you will find just that exquisite dress material to realise your vision.  Ask about our wholesale rates (minimum 10 metres).

AGENT SERVICES  If you are in the manufacturing industry and want to have beautiful Italian Fabric as your product to make into garments…we can help.  We buy in Italy for small manufacturers twice a year when we travel over to buy for the shop, give us a call to discuss.

 SOMETHING TO KEEP IN MIND:Because of our  move a reduction in overheads has allowed us to present our beautiful product to Australia at a more competitive price point.   We have 2 Sales a year Pre Arrivals (NOW ON) and Pre Summer Range Arrival usually around September, , these prepare our store for the large shipment of the upcoming seasons.

We will continue our long tradition of bringing to Australia Europe’s most flamboyant and exciting textiles to inspire the imagination.

IN STORE DRESSMAKERS:    In store we have a stable of Dressmaker/Designers, who can accommodate your sewing and construction needs from the very basic design to a more special occasion outfit.   From commercial pattern or a design to your specific requirements. Our team has  built up a keen following, and can not only help with your designs, fabric choices but also complete your garment at very a reasonable price… give us a call to enquire futher.