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Where do I get my fabrics from?
29th March 2018

The question I'm asked most is "where do I get my fabrics from?" The answer is everywhere and anywhere, I'm addicted to fabric.

Mainly I shop at local fabric shops, vintage shops and markets. But whenever I'm traveling somewhere, I'll research on-line to see what's available in the vicinity.

I also shop online, even though I have to handle the fabric before I buy enough for a garment.

I've learnt to always order a sample first, which may seem like an expense but its not as expensive as having a fabric that doesn't feel right.

 

Here's my current list of the online stores where I'm most likely to buy.....

Fabric retailers

www.beckfordsilk.co.uk - Great for silks

www.clothhouse.com - the perfect edit of natural and innovative technical fabrics

www.dittofabrics.co.uk - ever-changing selection of ex-designer fabrics

www.fabworks.co.uk - end of lines with exceptional prices

www.fabricsgalore.co.uk - strong on printed fabrics on natural bases

www.joelandsonfabrics.com/uk - stunning haute-couture fabrics

www.minervacrafts.com - all round craft fabrics

www.montreuxfabrics.co.uk - jerseys and coatings

www.moodfabrics.com - the famous US fabric store

www.stitchfabrics.co.uk - vast array of dressmaking fabrics

www.tilthesungoesdown.com - vintage and vintage inspired fabrics

Haberdashery and trims

www.barnettlawson.co.uk - ribbons and trims

www.kleins.uk - trims and fastenings, dyes and fabric finishes

www.macculloch-wallis.co.uk - fabrics and trims of all sorts

www.vvrouleaux.com - ribbons

www.williamgee.co.uk - general haberdashery

 

For a more shops around the world see here - www.thefoldline.com/map-of-fabric-shops/