Guided Factory tours are offered at 2:00pm on weekdays. No reservations are required. Tours are free and last approximately 30 minutes. They include a behind-the-scenes look at our studio and production areas and Building 14 machine sewing production facility, as well a history of the company. Questions are always welcome.
If you are joining us for lunch prior to the tour, please allow ample time to arrive, order, and eat.
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
What we take, how and what we make, what we waste, is in fact a question of ethics.” – Yvon Chouinard
On Thursday, April 28th, Natalie will be in New York along with Jill Dumain, Patagonia’s Directory of Environmental Strategy, for drinks and a discussion about women in the enviro-business at Patagonia New York SoHo. This event is free, open to the public, and no RSVP is necessary.
Join us for Sip + Sew Saturday on April 30th. Spend a few hours working on your latest sewing project, socialize, and enjoy brunch and a mimosa (or two). Please bring your own fabric and sewing notions. This event is free and open to the public, no RSVP required.
If you happen to be in Montgomery, AL for the weekend, join us for a trunk show and workshop at Southern Makers April 30th through May 1st. Shop Alabama Chanin products and brush up on your sewing skills all while listening to great music and browsing other makers and doers from across the South.
Join us on Monday, May 2nd, for First Mondays. Spend your morning sharing inspiration and encouragement with fellow sewers. Please bring your own fabric and sewing notions. Coffee, tea, and lunch will be available for purchase from the café.
Week days at The Factory mean savory meals featuring organic, and regionally-sourced ingredients. Our Daily Menu rotates with the seasons and features everything from soup and sandwiches, to quiche and freshly baked bread. Stay for a free, guided tour each weekday at 2:00pm, where you will learn about the history of the company and our sustainable manufacturing practices.
Celebrate Saturdays with Brunch from 10:00am – 2:00pm. Our menu covers all of your breakfast basics, including biscuits and homemade gravy, and mimosas made with freshly squeezed orange juice.
Catering and freshly-baked whole cakes are available for all events and occasions. Work directly with our head chef, Zachariah, to create a menu tailored to your tastes. Please provide 24 hours’ notice when placing an order. Call +1.256.760.1090 and ask for the café to place your order.
462 Lane Drive, Florence, AL 35630
HOURS @ THE FACTORY
Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Monday – Friday, 11:00am – 2:00pm
10:00am – 2:00pm
In addition to daily lunch service and shopping, The Factory is used by the community for small catered lunches, special events, lectures, and as host to local or traveling art exhibits. Current programming includes our Friends of the Café Dinner Series, workshops, and sewing groups. You can view a complete listing of our events here.
Spring Harvest Dinner – Saturday, May 21st
Friends of the Café Dinner with Sean Brock – Saturday, October 8th