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Where do you but your fabric from online?

(38 Posts)
Sillybillybob Mon 06-Jan-14 16:18:57

I have a couple of websites that I use but I'm quite new at sewing and am looking for recommendations for good, reliable fabric websites. Thanks.

Mckayz Mon 06-Jan-14 16:44:21

I use eBay, www.frumble.co.uk www.fabricrehab.co.uk www.plushaddict.co.uk and www.seamstar.co.uk

Seamstar have a monthly club too where they send a little box with a project, fabric, ribbon etc.

Sillybillybob Mon 06-Jan-14 16:53:33

Uh- oh that is NOT going to help my bank balance!!! grin

Steffanoid Mon 06-Jan-14 16:56:48

I use abakhan

I use e-fabrics for basic cottons and poly cotton blends.

They are reliable and quick and have a good range of plain colours, tiny dotted fabrics, polka dot fabrics and little floral pattern fabrics.

Won't break the bank either

Am just browsing Abakhan now, love finding a new fabric shop!

Fabric Guild for cheap quilting fabric (though it's hit and miss what they have in and the ordering system is odd - they email you with a total that includes postage)

Cotton Patch
Prints To Polka Dots
Simply Solids
Barnyarns for thread (they have amazing customer service)

<<sigh>> I well and truly cocked up those links blush

My Fabric House here

Pelenna Patchwork here

Mckayz Wed 08-Jan-14 06:42:15

My fabric house looks great!

Sillybillybob Wed 08-Jan-14 06:49:22

Oh good God now I feel the need to get in to quilting just so as I can buy stuff from My Fabric House!!! I should never have started this thread... grin

FrankieStien Wed 08-Jan-14 06:57:09

Fabric rehab have some really unusual prints. I love their nordic and japanese stuff.

Mckayz Wed 08-Jan-14 07:02:12

I just ordered a load of stuff from fabric rehab. It's my favourite shop.

RavenRose Wed 08-Jan-14 19:29:16

I've used

www.fabricland.co.uk/
But you'll need shades as it has to be the worst website in the world, fabric not bad though if you can bear it!

Also
www.remnanthouse.co.uk/
www.whitelodgefabric.com/engine/shop/index.html
www.croftmill.co.uk/
www.cheapfabrics.co.uk/thestore/
dittofabrics.co.uk/
www.myfabrics.co.uk/
www.fabric-dreams.co.uk/
www.stonefabrics.co.uk/
www.calicolaine.co.uk/
tissufabric.com/fabric-store/

There's also a couple of good sellers on eBay - Maggies Fab Fabrics is one.

Can you tell I have a bit if a problem when it comes to fabric blush

Hi, I buy fabrics from:
http://www.guthrie-ghani.co.uk
http://therunningchicken.co.uk
http://www.raystitch.co.uk/
www.thevillagehaberdashery.co.uk
http://www.shaukat.co.uk/ great for Liberty fabrics.

I also buy fabrics from http://www.fabricsgalore.co.uk [in store although they do have a web shop] and Etsy.com

HectorVector Wed 08-Jan-14 22:14:44

Can I ask what you make with the bundles? 50x50cm isn't going to make you much?! Or is it purely for quilting?

I'm very new to sewing - can you tell?

ethelb Wed 08-Jan-14 22:16:24

If you are doing a big project importing from www.fabric.com can be a good deal.

I use FB co-op groups mostly, there are quite a few out there if you search.
Also, www.fabric.com, Rooftop Fabrics, www.fabricland.co.uk, and rijstextiles.com/.

buttonsforbreakfast Tue 14-Jan-14 20:04:12

HectorVector I tend to make quilts with Fat Quarter bundles but there are lots of other patterns to make with fat quarters. I think the Sew Mama Sew blog had a big list of some here

HectorVector Wed 15-Jan-14 13:19:31

Oohh thank you. I got a sewing machine for Christmas so I'm a complete newbie but I've already made one of those carrier bag holder thingy whatsits from a tutorial on Pinterest. Off to look at your link.

focuson Thu 23-Jan-14 18:54:14

http://www.eclecticmaker.co.uk/index.php?main_page=display_all_testimonials&page=10

Just have come across this fab shop.. Amazing range ordered yesterday arrived today.. However have also through this thread signed up to seamstar monthly craft club (received very quickly my first pack) my other favs are ray stitch and beyond fabrics ..

CrispyCrochet Thu 23-Jan-14 19:07:30

I'm with mckayz. I love plushaddict!! Great selection & their search function is brilliant.

SmileyKJ Thu 23-Jan-14 20:47:47

Abakhans and ebay for me.

http://cheekycherubcandles.blogspot.co.uk

574ejones Sat 25-Jan-14 16:52:44

I use Fabric Rehab, Eclectic Maker, Celtic Fusion Fabrics and for anything dressmaker Calico Laine or ClothSpot

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