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Where can I get nice dressmaking fabric online.

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BlueSkySunnyDay Tue 26-Feb-13 14:54:27

I'd like to make myself some bits for summer but dont know where to start. No shops locally so id like to find some places online.

orangepudding Tue 26-Feb-13 14:57:04 this place has gorgeous fabrics but expensive!

patchworkchick Tue 26-Feb-13 15:06:26

Try and, are good online shops. is great too, but more kits than fabrics.

TheWombat Tue 26-Feb-13 15:10:00

Oh orangepudding you have done a very bad thing to my bank balance... blush

flubba Tue 26-Feb-13 20:52:10

orangepudding you owe me and thewombat a lot of money!! grin The fabrics there are truly gorgeous! I only wanted some red gingham!

rockinhippy Tue 26-Feb-13 21:08:19

[] for cheap & cheerful stuff, but some nice bits & peices at bargain prices

rockinhippy Tue 26-Feb-13 21:08:59


EmpressMaud Tue 26-Feb-13 21:11:19

I bought a nice planets fabric from here recently.

EmpressMaud Tue 26-Feb-13 21:11:47

TheWombat Tue 26-Feb-13 21:27:02

Lol flubba

orangepudding Tue 26-Feb-13 22:05:40

Sorry! What did you buy?

BlueSkySunnyDay Tue 26-Feb-13 23:13:36

Ohh patchwork I looked at Ditto last week, some really nice fabrics - have you used them are they ok.

Will have a mooch at the others too - thanks so much, need to brush the dust off my sewing machine!

flubba Wed 27-Feb-13 06:25:47

Do have a look at fabricland as rockin says, but do not be put off by their awwwwwwwful website! Truly hideous (but they're clearly not wasting money on it grin)

rockinhippy Wed 27-Feb-13 09:39:20

Oh god yes, it's got to be the worst website I've ever seen flubba, gives me a headache just looking at it [ confused* thankfully we've got a shop here, or I'd probably never get past the front page & buy anything grin - I do love the shop though & have often found stuff in there, that they are also selling in Ditto at double the price, so its always my first port of call

BlueSkySunnyDay Wed 27-Feb-13 19:04:45

LOL I know and have used fabricland, they have a couple of branches in places I visit occasionally. Agree their website is apalling and, at the risk of sounding grouchy, the staff often seem more interested in each other than their customers...but, if there is a bargain to be had, I will look again grin

NotADragonOfSoup Wed 27-Feb-13 19:18:12

Abakhan is often mentioned on these kind of threads.

I've also had some great fabric from assorted eBay sellers.

Tw1nkle Thu 28-Feb-13 16:04:32

I just Love:

Plus, they have an Ebay account too.

HalleLouja Fri 01-Mar-13 14:43:36

The village haberdashery have some swoonsome fabrics.

HalleLouja Fri 01-Mar-13 14:50:32

This thread could cost me a lot of money.

BlueSkySunnyDay Sat 02-Mar-13 16:11:06

Sorry about that grin

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