Chicago Wholesale Fabrics is the brainchild Jay Arbetman. Jay has extensive experience as fabric sales representative and as an apparel manufacturer. Jay has spent his career based in Chicago and New York. He has decades of experience and an incomparable network of "connections" from coast to coast and has gathered in the finest fabrics and services available.
Jay is the exclusive representative of many of his lines and is fortunate to represent many of the best lines in the industry.
Since the early 1970's, Jay as been a sales representative, sales manager, fashion buyer, New York showroom manager, piece goods buyer and president of Misty Harbor, Global Clothing Industries and outerwear giant Arbetman Brothers and Blair.
Now, representing over 15 lines of fabric, buttons, zippers, trim and sewn product construction necessities, "CWF" is the premier sales agent for independent designers, uniform companies and event planners to source for local, national and worldwide delivery.
We also feature our show, Fabric Fest which runs several times a year in a variety of locations. So far we have been in Philadelphia, Chicago and in July, St. Paul, MN. Fabric Fest combines the finest sourcing WITH continuity, networking and an educational element. Next stop is Oct. 18 and 19 in Denver, CO. We look forward to meeting you. Check out our Fabric Fest website for registration information.