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Online Fabric Shopping: A List of Resources

Oct 27, 2008
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by Carol Fresia
An Online Extra to Threads #120, pp. 62-65

For lots of sewers, the pleasure of wandering through a local fabric shop, touching swatches of fine yardage and dreaming up future garment wonders, is a thing of the past. So where do you go when you need-or just want-to purchase fabric? In Threads #120, I discuss the many advantages of shopping for fabric via the Internet. With the power of the World Wide Web at your fingertips, you have access to hundreds of retailers, each with a tempting selection of goods to offer.

To learn how to make the most of your online shopping experience, check out my article, “Online Fabric Shopping,” on pp. 62-65. I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find out how easy, and sometimes addictive, it can be to order your fabric from afar. To get you started, I’ve compiled a list of Web sites to visit. It’s up to you to decide how often to press the “Place Order” button.

 A Fabric Oasis

Acme Country Fabrics

Adrianne’s Attic

Apple Annie Fabrics

Aurora Silk

B. Black & Sons

Baer Fabrics

Banksville Designer Fabrics

Barb Originals

Beacon Fabric & Notions

Britex Fabrics

Buttons ‘n’ Bolts

Candlelight Valley Fabrics

Christine Jonson Patterns

Cotton Plus

Curran Designer Fabrics

Cy Rudnick’s Fine Fabrics

Delectable Mountain Cloth

Designer Fabrics Online

Denver Fabrics

Dharma Trading Co.

Discount Fabrics USA

Distinctive Fabric


Dollar Fabric

Emma One Sock

Fabric Club

Fabric Dame

Fabric Depot

Fabric Direct

Fabric Gallery

Fabric Mart

Fabrics of the World

Fare Tahiti Fabrics

Fashion Fabrics Club

Fashionista Fabrics

Fishman’s Fabrics, Inc.

French Connections

Gayfeather Fabrics

Ginny’s Fine Fabrics and Support Group

Grannd Garb Companies

The Grapevine Collection

Haberman Fabrics

Hawaii Fabric Mart

The Hide & Leather House

High Fashion Fabric Center

Homespun Wide Fabrics

JCaroline Creative

Josephine’s Dry Goods

Kaplan’s Fabrics


Main Street by Mail

Malden Mills

Manhattan Fabrics

Martha Pullen Co.

Mary’s Productions

Michael’s Fabrics

Mill End Store

Montana Leather Company

Monterey Mills

Mood Designer Fabrics

Nancy’s Notions

Nancy’s Sewing Basket

NY Designer Fabrics

Oriental Silk Company

PM Organics

Paron Fabrics

Peak Fabrics

Rain City Publishing

The Rain Shed

Reprodepot Fabrics

Rockywoods Outdoor Fabrics

Rose City Textiles

Sawyer Brook Fabrics

Sew Sassy Fabrics

SewZanne’s Fabrics

The Sewing Place

Silk Baron

Silk Connection

Silk Road Textile Merchants

Spandex House, Inc.

St. Theresa Textile Trove

Stonemountain and Daughter Fabrics

Stretch House, Inc.

Super Silk

Tandy Leather Company

Textile Studio Patterns

Thai Silks


Three Pines Designs


Trim Fabric

27th Street Fabrics

Ultra Style Designs

Vogue Fabrics

Waechter’s Silk Shop


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  1. pedroz June 10th

    Great Closeouts:

  2. What a great list of shops! I wonder how we go about getting ours listed here

  3. girlcharlee November 2nd

    Amazing cotton jersey, lycra, and ribbed knits in amazing prints and solid colors at

  4. fabrics November 3rd

    A very useful web site for fabrics,

  5. ElegantFabrics August 28th

    Visit us!
    We carry all colors of low price:
    -Silky Charmeuse ($4.25 per Yd)
    -Silky Georgette ($3.99 per Yd)
    -Silky Crepe de Chine (CDC) ($3.99 per Yd)
    -Silky Taffeta ($3.99 per Yd)
    -Silky Striped Taffeta ($4.25 per Yd)
    -Velboa Faux Fur ($5.99 per Yd)
    -Stretch Velvet ($6.99 per Yd)
    -Swirl Flock Velvet ($4.99 per Yd)
    -Poly/Rayon Velvet ($11.25 per Yd)
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  6. laadidafashion January 12th

    Laadida Design Studio sells Designer Fabrics for all Ethnic Indian Wears Online & in bulk for more email us at or visit us at

  7. nikhil77 November 15th

    I found a wonderful source of cotton duck fabrics online, they sell canvas, nylon and whole range of fabrics for making bags and other outdoor projects.

    I bought some of their fabric to make a tipi outdoors.

    check out

  8. marinevinyl December 22nd

    Wow there are so many choices! This list is really helpful. But you missed a great niche site that I use all the time. Check Out Marine Vinyl Fabric For Upholstery Fabric.

  9. ArtsyBoy August 16th

    I like as it compares the from not only eBay and Amazon, but a lot of other shopping sites.

    Google products will only show products who choose to advertise with Google, which definitely won't cover Amazon for example.

    I've found lots of sewing and haberdashery products from them, it's so much easier to compare prices from the one site.

  10. peggybarnhill July 15th

    I have a baby lock endurance and am having problems.......was told by the retailer that it might be my thread.........the way it comes off the spool....if I have several "kinds" of thread that are coming off the spools different can I fix it to come off without loops?...I saw several comments about the ThreadPro......but cannot find any info about it.....

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