Monday, May 3, 2010

Favorite Shops for Fabrics & Supplies

A little more blog clean-up....

Threads Magazine Online Shopping and Resource Guide

Trims
Allbrands.com has lace trims
CheepTrims.com
M & J Trimmings
Simplicity
Sew Sassy has lingerie & bra items

Accessories/Notions
Allbrands.com has Schmetz needles (100 ct) and Presser Feet
B. Black & Son has fine hand sewing needles, tailoring supplies, basting thread, pressing aids, pattern paper & basic buttons
Button Drawer unfortunately has a limited return policy but huge selection
Fashion Patterns by Coni has patternmaking books/DVDs and supplies
Greenberg & Hammer has wax-free tracing paper, hard-to-find needles, interfacings & closures
Sew Sassy has lingerie & bra items

Interfacing
B. Black & Son has hymo and 60" interfacings
Fabric Depot has PerfectFuse interfacings
Fashion Sewing Supply

Books & DVDs
BookCloseouts.com
Bramcost Publications has vintage sewing books


Vintage
Wearing History has reproduction vintage patterns
EvaDress has patterns from 1800's to 1950's
Vintage Fashion Library has patterns (1880's to 1970's) and books
Vintage Pattern Lending Library has patterns from 1860's to 1980's
Vintage Sewing Patterns Directory is not a store but a list of stores selling vintage patterns
Bramcost Publications has vintage sewing/fashion books
Vintage Victorian has vintage fashion books

FABRICS
Emma One Sock
Fabric.com
Fabric Mart
Fabrications (good selection of basics: cottons, silks, denim, wools and knits; also eco-friendly wool wash)
Gorgeous Fabrics
Mood Designer Fabrics
ThunderLily has great cotton prints, silks and wool fabrics
Vogue Fabrics
Waechter's Fine Fabrics

Knits
Bamboo Fabric Store
Sew Baby has cotton terry, jersey, and sweatshirt fleece 

Sew Sassy
Spandex House has any fabric with stretch, including moisture-wicking

Trim Fabric has double knits and jerseys
Wazoodle has sweatshirt fleece and Bamboo knits

Wools
B. Black & Sons (many types & cashmere too)
Dollar Fabric has wool crepe

Fabrics.net
Michael's Fabrics (wool blends)

Cottons
5BucksaYard.com has quilting cottons
AK Fabrics has stretch polished cottons 
Allbrands.com has Fabric Finders and Bearissima Swiss Batiste
Atlantis Fabrics has seersuckers, organic cottons, madras and patchwork madras
Contemporary Cloth has cheap high quality quilter's cottons
Fabrics on Mill Street has limited selection of high quality basics and prints
GotFabric.com has Hawaiian prints
International Fabric Collection has sateens
Michael's Fabrics has high quality cottons 
Sew Baby has nice quilter's wovens
 

Silks
Delectable Mountain Cloth also offers sample packs

Fabrics.net
Fabrics on Mill Street has limited selection of basics

Michael's Fabrics (silk blends)
Thai Silks

Denim
Lura's Fabric Shop has stretch denim and twill

Linings
B. Black & Sons--menswear linings and Bemberg
Dollar Fabric has best price for Bemberg
Fabrications has some Bemberg
The Sewing Place has Bemberg
Vogue Fabrics has Bemberg

Linens
Grayline Fabrics

Outerwear
B. Black & Sons has wool coatings
Haberman Fabrics charges $5 per 5 swatches
Mill Direct Textiles has Polartec and swatch kits
Rockywoods Fabrics has Polartec, Thinsulate, athletic mesh, board shorts fabric/patterns, wickaway, waterproof breathable & sun protective
Seattle Fabrics has Gore-tex, fleece, wicking fabrics, sample packs


Prepared for Dyeing
Dharma Trading Co.
Exotic Silks


Swatching Service
Banksville Designer Fabrics has a swatch club of 36 samples for $10
Britex Fabrics charges $10 for each swatch request
Fishman's Fabrics
Linton Tweeds
Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics
Textile Fabrics offers free swatches, generous in size and wide variety of fabrics, fast turnaround
 

1 comment:

  1. Good thread. I like the information thanks for sharing it.

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