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Picturing The Past: Joneses Open Quality Fabric Store In Brevard


July 29, 2019

Alvin Jones was a Singer sewing machine sales and repair man. He and his wife, Frances, operated Quality Fabrics in downtown Brevard. (Courtesy photos)

Alvin and Frances Jones opened Quality Fabric at 37 E. Main St. in Brevard in spring 1957. They carried a variety of fabrics – broadcloth, chambrays, cottons, dimity, percales, printed lawn, seersucker and sheers, as well as quilting materials and cotton batting. The store also had a full-line of Simplicity patterns and sewing accessories from buttons to zippers.

Alvin Jones was also an authorized sales representative for the Singer Company and Electrolux. Products from both companies were sold at the Jones' Quality Fabric store. An advertisement states that Jones repaired sewing machine...

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