Guided Factory tours are offered at 2:00pm on weekdays. No reservations are required. The tour is free and lasts approximately 30 minutes. It includes a behind-the-scenes look at our studio and production areas, including our natural dye house and Building 14 machine sewing production facility, as well a history of the company. Questions are always welcome.
Alabama Chanin @ The Factory
462 Lane Drive
Florence, AL 35630
Please contact studio(at)alabamachanin.com for information on group tours.
The Factory | This Week
“Just when you think life is a bitch, it has puppies.” – Lois Battle, The Florabama Ladies’ Auxiliary and Sewing Circle
Here is what we have going on this week, Monday, January 19 – Saturday, January 24:
Join us today, January 19, for Third Mondays @ The Factory. Spend your morning working on your latest project in the company of fellow sewers. Share inspiration, encouragement, and fellowship. Coffee, tea, and light breakfast with be available for purchase from The Factory Café. Please bring your own fabric and sewing notions.
Monday, January 19, 2015
8:30am – 11:30am
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm; Saturday, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Stop by any weekday at 2:00pm for a guided tour of our space, including The Factory, the Alabama Chanin production and design studio, and Building 14.
Join us for lunch at The Factory Café this week and enjoy our fresh, seasonal offerings. This week features items like customer favorite Open-Faced Meatloaf Sandwich, as well as our Lentil and Wild Rice Salad.
Whether stopping by to shop, eat lunch, or take the afternoon tour, don’t forget to bring home our egg salad, pimento cheese, and/or soup of the day. We also bake fresh ciabatta bread every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and have bread available daily for $6 per loaf.
We offer freshly baked whole cakes as well. Our cakes are made from scratch, fresh from the oven—from our family to yours. Please provide 24-hours’ notice when placing an order.
Custom catering is now available for all events and occasions. Work directly with our head chef, Zach Chanin, and the Alabama Chanin team to create a menu tailored to your needs.
Monday – Friday, 11:00am – 2:00pm; Saturday, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Lunch service begins at 11:00am, but coffee and snacks are available all day.
The Factory Store + Café
462 Lane Drive
Florence, Alabama 35630
The Factory is also open-to-the-public and is used by the community for small catered lunches, as host to local or traveling art exhibits, and performances. Current programming includes workshops, our Friends of the Cafe | Makeshift Dinner Series, sewing groups, and our On Design series of informal talks. Below is a list of currently scheduled events at The Factory for 2015. You can view a complete listing of our events here.
February 13, 2015 Two-Hour Sewing
March 5, 2015 Makeshift Dinner Series: Zingerman's
March 6, 2015 Two-Hour Business: Zingerman's
April 11, 2015 One-Hour Mini-Workshops
May 14, 2015 One-Day Stenciling
May 15, 2015 Classic Studio Weekend
June 1, 2015 Patterns + Alternations Studio Week
June 8, 2015 Classic Studio Week
October 23, 2015 One-Day Indigo
November 6, 2015 Classic Studio Weekend