GREEN BROOK, NJ - Bruce Heyman of Fabricland and Metropolitan Window Fashions hosted the last meeting of the Warren Township Chamber of Commerce at the new  location on Rt. 22 in Green Brook. Fred Luthy of Avatar Telecom & Energy Solutions won the elevator speech trophy with a success story of working with Heyman, and then demonstrated the installation in the store.

Fabricland and their sister company, Metropolitan Window Fashions have been in business for 85 years, continuously owned by the same family.  Heyman is the owner and grandson of the founder.   “Our business is now 75% window fashions and 25% fabric,” Heyman told the Chamber.  “The building we occupied for the past 50 years was outdated and we are delighted to move into a 9,000 square foot showroom, the largest window fashions showroom in New Jersey, that highlights our Hunter Douglas Gallery, along with custom and readymade drapery displays.” The old location in North Plainfield is being demolished and will become a convenience store.

Two businesses operate under one roof.  “Metropolitan Window Fashions may have the larger share of the business because of our in-home decorating service, but Fabricland has the larger footprint in the new store,” Heyman said. “We will continue to stock dress, quilt, drapery and upholstery fabrics.”

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Heyman said Fabricland will continue to offer fabrics, notions, sewing machines and sewing classes for adults and children in the Green Brook location.  

Metropolitan Window Fashions has locations in Green Brook, Route 17 in Paramus and on the Upper West Side in Manhattan.

For more information, or for a free in-home decorating consultation, contact Metropolitan Window Fashions at 877-722-1100 or windowfashions.com.  For information on fabrics or to register for sewing classes, call 908-755-4700 or fabricland.com.

The Warren Township Chamber of Commerce meets monthly on the last Thursday of the month for breakfast, networking,  and presentations from experts in various industries. 

In addition, members and attendees interact  with other businesses and township officials.  The Mayor, Chief of Police, Superintendent of Schools and director of the Warren Township library are all invited to every meeting and encouraged to offer information on what’s going on in town.