The best UK online fabric shops

Big list of 60+ UK Online fabric shops. Oh dear, I feel a shopping spree coming on :-)By now you’ve probably all already seen the Big List of Online Fabric Shops and the Best Etsy Fabric Shops articles.  Awesome right.  Yeah, if you are in the US.  But although most of my readers are in the USA, a lot are also from the UK.  Perhaps it’s my British accent that attracts you, and you aren’t too put off by all of the American spellings!

So Sew Easy: Directory of Online Fabric Shops

This page lists exclusive discounts to lots of Etsy fabric shops. I found some new favorites.

So if you are in the UK, here is your own list of great online resources for buying fabric for every possible sort of sewing project. I’m starting out with the smaller independent shops of Etsy, where you can often find great personal customer service and more unusual fabrics and products.  The below a list of websites and shops.  Enjoy!

I’m not in the UK any more so am not familiar with all the best shops.  Got any favorites I’ve missed – let me know and I’ll add them to the list as soon as I can.

 

Big list of the best UK online fabric shops

 

ETSY Fabric Shops – check these out for great service, prices and products

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Other UK Online Fabric Shops

My Fabrics

In our online shop you can choose from more than 10.000 high quality fabrics sold by the metre: apparel fabrics for your new favourite outfit, decorator fabrics and upholstery fabrics for a beautiful home, children’s fabrics for cute kids’ clothing or designing the nursery. On top of that you’ll find current fashion fabrics, leather and fabrics for special uses like crafting felt or water-repellent fabrics. You can always be sure that you’ve ordered the right fabric as we offer convenient sample shipping. Ships worldwide from Germany.

Hobby Craft

We aim to make Hobbycraft the place for you to feel inspired, welcome and excited about crafts. So, whether you’re new to crafting and want some advice, a busy mum looking for a school project, or a cross stitch expert seeking new ideas, we’ll help you with everything you need. Wide range of fabrics and sewing notions. Great site for crafting inspiration.

Prints to Polka Dots

We are a UK based supplier of the best in contemporary fabric design. We search out great fabrics from new and known designers and acheive great prices by buying in bulk. When a bargain comes our way, from our network of suppliers on both sides of the pond, we grab it and pass the discount on to you!

Stitch Craft Create

Stitch Craft Create is a crafting community, created by people who enjoy crafting especially for those who love to craft. With a huge range of crafty products chosen by our savvy team, we've got everything you need to make fabulous and exciting projects. We love crafting and we want to pass that passion on to our customers! We have hundreds of free craft projects and our craft products are fantastic value for money. We aim to inspire our customers and crafters to make new and exciting projects by offering you everything you need in one place at a competitive price. We have a huge selection of designer fabrics and yarns, as well as hundreds of needlecraft kits, and tons of gorgeous craft books packed with inspiration.

Terrys Fabrics (UK)

Terrys Fabrics are the UKs largest fabric retailer, hosting a massive range of in stock fabrics. Our fabrics range is perfect for DIY projects and for crafters alike. We will not be beaten on price, and we offer free delivery on all order over £100.

Plush Addict

UK based online fabric shop run by Kellie who has a serious fabric addiction. We have a fast friendly and efficient service and a generous loyalty scheme. We have a fantastic range of cottons, minky and plush fabrics, haberdashery and rapidly expanding range of dressmaking fabrics. Non European customers can shop tax free, we can ship all over the world. We are passionate about providing the best service to our customers and are always happy to help.

Create and Craft

The UK's only dedicated craft channel. Inspired to tailor-make your own beautiful clothing or create a personalised quilt? Here, you’ll find renowned brands like Singer, Simplicity and Brother, providing you with an array of Sewing products for you to get quilting, embroidery or lost in a cross stitch creation. We stock a selection of sewing machines, fabric, patterns, fat quarters and haberdashery items

Fabric HQ

We want to make buying fabric online as fun and easy as possible. We really do love choosing our fabrics and try hard to maintain a regularly updated collection of fabric that is both contemporary and traditional design to cater for the modern maker. Whether you quilt, dress-make, create soft furnishings or craft with fabric, we hope you like what you find.

Guthrie and Ghani

Guthrie & Ghani was set up by husband and wife team, Ayaz and Lauren. We pride ourselves on selling a very special curated collection of only the most gorgeous and special fabric, yarn and haberdashery in our online shop. We want to show that we are proud of what we do and what we offer. That’s why we’ve stamped our names on the business.

Seam Star

We’ve been selling gorgeous craft things online since way back in 2009. Our shop has grown & sometimes shrunk (usually it shrank at the time when I was growing and now have two small children). We sell different weights of cotton fabric. Generally such fabrics are suitable for clothing, bags, quilting, craft work such as appliqueing, lightweight upholstery and lightweight interior decore. At present all of our fabrics are quality 100% cotton or linen.

Coast and Country

At Coast and Country Crafts & Quilts we specialise in craft & quilt patterns from around the world, with all the accessories you will need to complete them. We also sell a delightful range of gorgeous fabrics, books, kits, notions and novelty buttons, dolls & Santa’s hair and accessories, threads, wire hangers of many shapes and sizes; ideal for putting that finishing touch to your project.

E-fabrics

One of the most comprehensive fabric & haberdashery online shops. We are a trading business est. since 1970 and supply fabrics at low prices offering a wide selection in dress fabric, dancewear, cheap fabrics, fabric craft, lace, ribbons, lycra, polyester, cotton, silks, bridal wear, satin, linings, trims, blackout, sheeting, upholstery & much more. We supply to many dress makers, schools, theatres and businesses in retail and wholesale.

Back Stitch

Bright and modern haberdashery and sewing shop at Burwash Manor Barns just outside Cambridge. Also shipping worldwide from our website.

Croft Mill

Welcome your local fabric supplier online and to our unique corner of the World Wide Web. We are Croft Mill and we love fabric, we specialise in dress fabrics but have lots of fabrics for all kinds of uses from dressmaking, crafting to furnishing. We have a lot of knowledge and experience in textiles and cloth so if you create, make and sew then please do come in and have a browse around to see what we have. Our stock changes regularly so if you don’t find what you are looking for today then please come back or sign up and we will let you know when it does.

MacCulloch & Wallis

Since 1902 MacCulloch & Wallis has supplied the fashion trade with fine fabrics and trimmings from the same central London premises between Oxford Street and Bond Street in the heart of Mayfair. We still sell many of the same products in much the same way as we have for over a century and constantly battle to sustain supply of elusive traditional products whilst regularly adding new items sourced from all over the world.

Ditto Fabrics

Dïtto fabrics is a treasure trove of fabulous fabric nestled in the bustling and thriving district of the North Laines at the heart of Brighton. Dïtto is a paradise for anyone looking for interesting and unusual fabric.

Donna Flower

We are the biggest online store specialising in beautiful antique, vintage and retro fabrics. From 19th Century French textiles to fabrics from the 1980's, we have a wide range to suit all and deliver worldwide. Whether you are looking for small pieces of fabric for quilting or yardage for curtains, dressmaking or upholstery, our extensive stock means we may have just what you are looking for.

Dragonfly Fabrics

Our fabrics include a lovely selection of natural linen fabrics including eco or bio linens as well as a large range of boiled wool, cotton fabrics (including cotton jersey fabric) voiles, corduroys, jersey knits, cotton flannels along with dress patterns and haberdashery.

Eco Earth

We are a small female led company driven by our passion for new exciting fabrics and products that have a low environmental impact and help to make this earth a safer place for
our children. We work hard to bring you a selection of organic, fairtrade, experimental and
natural fabrics for all sorts of applications. We strive to work with manufacturers, producers and suppliers from across the world supporting ethical and sustainable ecomonies.

Eclectic Maker

Online patchwork, quilting & dressmaking store. Eclectic Maker stock a wide selection of fabrics, patterns & haberdashery for same day, worldwide despatch. Here at Eclectic Maker we aim to supply you with beautiful and original fabrics from the most exciting artists and design houses around the globe.

Emma Garry

Online fabric store selling Amy Butler, Free Spirit cottons and home decor weight fabrics. Bespoke Emma Garry sewing patterns and fabric craft packs for adults and children.

The Eternal Maker

the eternal maker is a mother - daughter run store based on the (sometimes) sunny south coast of England. Specialising in unique and quirky fabrics we also stock haberdashery & notions, paper craft products & sharing a home with the button company we have what we believe to be the widest selection of buttons available in the uk!

Fabrics Plus

Fabrics Plus is a patchwork and quilting shop that trades in-store and online. We specialise in everything to do with patchwork and quilting – from patchwork and quilting fabrics to haberdashery, patchwork accessories and notions, patchwork books, backing, wadding, fleece, calico and much more. We have been supplying this vast range of stock to our customers since 1986 and we are committed to providing our customers with the best possible service – you can therefore expect competitive prices, fast delivery, high-quality and friendly service, a fantastic loyalty card scheme and secure shopping. All of our staff are passionate about patchwork and quilting and are also friendly and knowledgeable

Fabric Rehab

Fabric Rehab’s aim is to supply unusual and contemporary fabric to the modern crafter looking for something a bit different. Well designed bundles thoughtfully put together, and fabric photography in natural light, not digitally enhanced.

The Sewing Studio

The Sewing Studio started life as Direct Sewing Machines over 40 years ago in Cornwall. Over the last few years it has slowly evolved into a very comprehensive shop specialising in Sewing Machines, embroidery Machines and patchwork fabric.

Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope is a U.K. company specialising in patchwork & quilting books and products. We have thousands of products for quilters including a large selection of Moda  and Hoffman fabrics, threads, wadding and notions.

Kitchsy Coo

A large selection of the very best Scandinavian and European knits. Funky prints, bright colours, quirky style and lots and lots of organic fabrics. Beyond prints, there's a growing selection of single colour jerseys and ribbing. I also sell the sewing patterns for many of my designs, and if you don't sew yourself, the finished garments.

M is for Make

'M is for make’ is an online fabric shop with a handpicked collection of fabrics, sewing patterns and books, based in Brighton, UK. 'M is for make' is the result of my lifelong love of pretty fabrics and sewing.

Millie Moon

At Millie Moon we are constantly updating our product range and adding new styles and fabrics. The beautiful fabrics are chosen specifically to be unique, colourful and desirable. It is the fabrics that inspire our creations and we hope inspire yours.

Simply Solids

Established in 2010 Simply Solids has been providing the UK sewing and quilting community with designer cotton solids in a vast rainbow of colours! We remain as one of the UKs premier destinations for Robert Kaufman's Kona Cotton Solids and our rapidly expanding blenders division is allowing us to introduce many more designer fabrics to our mix. Here you will currently find manufacturers such as Michael Miller, Art Gallery Fabrics, Makower and Riley Blake to name but a few!

The Cotton Patch

The feel that we have tried to create for the shop is of an Aladdin's Cave dedicated to patchwork and quilting. That means that not only are there beautiful fabric ranges on display but all the notions, gadgets, haberdashery and aids that make up the patchwork and quilting hobby are also available. There are books which inspire initial creation through to hangers allowing you to display your finished quilts.

The Fabric Loft

We pride ourselves on providing you with fashionable, high quality, designer fabrics and  patterns with a friendly and helpful service. Hand picked designer fabrics and patterns for
the modern designer. Dressmaking and quilting cotton, cotton voile, patterns for garments and accessories.

Truro Fabrics

As well as a vast range of dress fabrics, Truro Fabrics stocks many upholstery fabrics, craft fabrics, wools, embroidery threads sewing machines, ribbons and a plentiful supply of all the haberdashery and notions you could want.

Abakhan

Here at Abakhan, we pride ourselves on offering value for money throughout the vast range of Fabrics, Yarns, Crafts, Sewing Accessories and Haberdashery we have on offer. We are committed to sourcing the best products at the best prices for our customers and frequently have stock lots, clearance parcels and special offers available.

Online Fabrics

Online Fabrics has been established since 2000 and have become one of the largest fabric retailers in the Midlands, UK with thousand of Fabric Products to choose from. We are Suppliers of Low Cost, High Quality Fabrics from all over the World. We have all
kinds of fabric.

UK Fabrics online

In our online fabric shop, we have a huge range of quality fabrics, sold by the metre and available for delivery across the globe. The popular selection includes a number of customer favourites, such as waterproof fabrics, tartan fabrics, lycra fabrics, sports fabrics, fleece fabrics, upholstery fabrics, nylon fabrics and polyviscose fabrics. You will also find an impressive collection of high quality furnishing fabrics that can add the perfect finishing touch to your home, as well as great value on cheap fabrics to fit in with your budget.

Ray Stitch

Ray Stitch is committed to a conscious approach to product sourcing and considerations of the environmental impact and fair trade practices of production. Many of the products we sell are organically or sustainably produced and increasingly, more products are becoming available which possess these virtues and are also beautifully designed. Virtuous AND beautiful - a winning combination!

The Village Haberdashery

The Village Haberdashery provides a delightful selection of popular and hard to find fabric and yarn collections, haberdashery, trimmings, tools and patterns with the modern quilter, knitter and seamstress in mind.

Crafts and Quilts

We stock in excess of 2000 quality quilting fabrics and a vast selection of notions for quilting along with a comprehensive range of products for card making, Scrapbooking,
knitting, crochet and needlecrafts.

Hulu

Hulu is a family-run business based in South Devon in the South West of England that started trading at the beginning of 2009. We love all types of crafting but have a particular
passion for knitting and sewing, which is why we decided to set up this shop. We want to provide our knitters and crocheters with a range of quality yarns and accessories as well as selling top quality fabric for people who like to sew, make quilts or patchwork items.

U-Handbag

Our specialist one-stop-shop stocks everything needed to make your own handmade bags. We have a wide selection of beautiful bag handles, metal accessories and fab bag patterns and bag/purse making kits. We pride ourselves on offering superb quality products and providing super-friendly and super-helpful service.

Fancy Moon

Welcome to Fancy Moon, the UK's most exciting online fabric, sewing and haberdashery shop! We’re bursting with beautiful natural fibre fabrics in every shade and hue imaginable, and we have a great department of contemporary sewing patterns. With style, quality and value at the heart of our fabric shop, we explore every continent to source gorgeous materials and witness emerging trends so that we can hand pick for you the very latest designs, seek out rare prints, and present the fabulous fabrics that we simply couldn’t resist!

Puddleducks

We stock hundreds of bolts of only the finest quality fabric - including Moda, Hoffman, Robert Kaufman and wonderful batiks. We also stock a full range of "musts" for every quilter, as well as books and patterns, wadding, embroidery threads, buttons and beads. Our courses and workshops will get you started and keep you excited about patchwork and quilting all year long, and we also run coach trips to major Quilt Shows. We stock hundreds of bolts of only the finest quality fabric - including Moda, Hoffman, Robert Kaufman and wonderful batiks. We also stock a full range of "musts" for every quilter, as well as books and patterns, wadding, embroidery threads, buttons and beads.

Dots N Stripes

Online fabric shop for European fabrics, Sewing magazines, patterns, Haberdashery, Unique children's clothes, Sewing workshops.

The Quilt Room

We stock an eclectic range of excellent quality cotton fabrics from well loved designers around the world as well as the essential basic ranges from Moda and Makower. As well as Moda jelly rolls and other pre-cuts, we cut and sell our own, many of which feature in our
exclusive Quilt Room quilt kits.

Ada and Ina

We love natural linen fibres and the beauty of them. Ada & Ina Natural Fabrics have sourced the most beautiful collection of natural fabrics for curtains and upholstery directly from the best factories in Europe and overseas.

Pelenna Patchworks

Pelenna Patchworks is an online quilting and patchwork supply shop, selling patchwork fabric and quilting notions. The proprietor is Sarah Phillips, who after years of quilting as a hobby decided to establish a business supplying the needs of other quilters, as there are
so few patchwork shops in the area.

Creative Quilting

Creative Quilting was founded back in 1989. Starting with about 5 bolts of brown fabrics, things have somewhat changed a bit... We now stock about 2,000 bolts of fabrics. We have hundreds of books, notions and all sorts of tempting goodies to make quilts. We also stock beads, buttons, wool felt, ribbons among other things.

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9 Responses to The best UK online fabric shops

  1. Val says:

    Fabulous selection of shops to choose from. I would however inform you that Puddleducks in the U.K has now ceased trading.

  2. claire says:

    Thank you for including us on your list, we have a range of free tutorials on our blogs that your readers in uk and usa might find useful too.

  3. Nikki says:

    Fabricland! Thee website is truly awful and you have to email or phone orders through but they cannot be beaten on price and are very helpful. I am a happy customer! http://Www.fabricland.co.uk

    • Donna says:

      Love their prices but the website is definitely truly awful – very amateurish in set up and unbelievably difficult to find your way around.

  4. Thank you. That’s a great list

  5. Val Banks says:

    Brilliant! Thank you.

  6. Jennifer Hill says:

    I’d add Shaukat, Minerva Crafts, Tia Knight, Stone Fabrics, Brighton Sewing Centre, Tissu Fabrics, Fondant Fabrics, Doughtys Fabrics, Gone to Earth, Sewbox, Celtic Fusion Fabrics. Many thanks for this; very useful! Jen

  7. Tracey Farquharson says:

    Great article – thanks. My current favourite on-line fabric store iin the UK s Fabric Godmother http://www.fabricgodmother.co.uk. Great fabrics and fantastic customer service.

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