Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

FabMo - Sunnyvale - 1240 Birchwood Drive

Information is constantly changing! Call ahead to verify hours and availability.


1240 Birchwood Drive, Sunnyvale, California 94089
(650) 282-6548

Email to coordinate drop-off time.
See website for public shopping hours.

Find. A source for unique, designer materials including discontinued textiles (leather, suede, samples), wallpaper, yarns, mosaic tiles, and tile. Many items come from the Design Center. FabMo is open for monthly 3-day Selection Events, some special events, and by pre-arrangement. Phone goes to voicemail and returned by volunteers. Volunteer run non-profit. See Intake Guidelines. Ask about the Teacher kits and discounts. Contact for tours.

Item Notes Method Destination
Arts and Crafts Supplies & Materials Decorator fabric or home sewing garment weight fabric Fabric on bolts. All fabric must be clean, no stains, no smells (perfume, pets, smoke, mustiness, long-term storage, or mothballs). All fabric must be ½ yard or larger, except for never-used pre-folded quilting “Fat Quarters. Books on crafts and sewing, some magazines considered. Notions: untangled thread, buttons, ribbons, zippers, working scissors, tape, etc.. Yarn: untangled, no smells. Knitting and crocheting needles and supplies in good condition. Sewing and craft patterns in good condition. Needlepoint kits and supplies, but NO partially completed projects. Craft or art papers, undamaged and unused wallpapers.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Books - Soft Cover Books on crafts and sewing, some magazines considered.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Sewing Machine - Working Must work well. Fabmo cannot pay to have them repaired.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Textiles - Good Condition/Size Decorator or home sewing garment weight fabric, fabric on bolts. Must be clean - no stains, smells (inc. mothballs or pets, long-term storage). Must be 1/2 yd or larger, except for \"never-used\" pre-folded \"quilting Fat Quarters.\". No garments, linens, or such.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Submit Correction

Questions? Comments?   We're here to help!      Get in touch!

Additional Tools

  • Item Search
  • Vendor Search
  • Information for Vendors

Grab the mobile apps for answers on the go:

Download on the App Store
Get it on Google Play
Brought to you by A public agency reducing waste in Alameda County since 1976.