What makes a good online fabric shop? Range of fabrics? Designers stocked? Style of designs? Prices? Good customer service? Reasonable shipping? Fast response to enquiries? Sales and discount codes? All of the above and more?
I've always been a big fan of Etsy, both for all the wonderful handcrafted goods, but also increasingly for their supplies. There are so many awesome fabric sellers doing a good trade on Etsy these days that I wanted to pick out a few I recommend.
I wrote to ALL the big fabric sellers on Etsy, told them all about the So Sew Easy site and invited them all to take part in this article, with a link to their store, a picture and a paragraph telling us all about them. And would you know it – 90% of the fabric shops I contacted didn't even bother to reply to my email. A few even said they did NOT want to be featured!
Now I found that rather odd. What shop wouldn't want free advertising in front of an audience of keen sewers who loved to buy fabric? Astonishing. It certainly makes it easy to narrow down what are the best shops to buy from. These listed below are the most responsive, the most friendly and helpful to deal with, and many of them even offered exclusive discount codes for the So Sew Easy readers too. These shops get my vote.
Enjoy browsing. Although most are in the US, many also send fabric overseas too.
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The Best Fabric Shops on Etsy
USA. $5 off a $35 order with code SOSEWEASY StitchStashDiva has the Largest Collection of Fun & Bright Children's Fabric & Coordinating Prints on Etsy, and we Ship Daily! We offer a generous Fabric Rewards Program in addition to our Everyday Discounted Prices. We Specialize in Designer Cotton Fabrics (Michael Miller, Riley Blake, Robert Kaufman, and more!) as well as Designer Flannel, Knit, and the Largest Selection of Minky available on Etsy. All Cotton Fabrics are available in smaller cuts to complement every project and budget. Happy Shopping!
USA. At Fresh-Squeezed Fabrics we carry the latest designer fabric and patterns, for all of your crafty projects. Our specialty is custom bundles, which makes it so easy to pick out colors and prints that suit you---even if you are not confident with color yet. Questions are encouraged and we are happy to help in any way! DISCOUNT CODE is soseweasy for 15% off in my shop.
USA. We feature quilt shop quality fabrics from major manufacturers like Michael Miller, Riley Blake, Robert Kaufman and Quilting Treasures, with occasional items from many others. We prefer bright colors, and often, pieces or lines that tell a story, and work well in traditional or modern quilts, clothing, and decorating. Special offer: Free shipping on your first purchase. Use code SoSewEasy in your custom listing request.
USA. Lucy in the Sky Quilts and Fabrics focuses on offering fabric with clear, saturated color. We have our share of quirky novelty prints, Jane Sassaman, Kaffe Fassett and Cecily Mary Barker Prints, and Jacqueline de Jonge's "Be Colourful" Palette. We also do color themed and subject themed bundles. Use coupon code for 15% off --- SOSEWEASY
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Use coupon code POP10 for 10% off your order.
USA. We love to mix and match fabrics from different designers to create unique and inspiring bundles. We love to play with colors, themes, and graphics to assemble modern mixtures of our favorite prints. We also sell yardage and handmade items that are sure to brighten up your day. Please stop by and have a peek, there is always something bright, something new, something pretty, and it's all for you! Discount code for 10% off an order of $10 or more is: "SoSewEasy10off10"
International. 10% off with code SOSEWEASY. Every time i watch the fashion show and i will think how to make the beautiful clothes to be true by myself and many other craftsman who have the same hobby like me.So i started to find exactly the same raw materials and also the quality to make the dreams come true. Now i did it.I found the best quality fabrics in the lowest price,and you will never be disappointed by that,everything you worked out by the fabrics will be amazing and the quality will be almost the same as the branded one which you can find in your local shop.
USA. Raspberry Creek Fabrics is a small Mama owned shop. I started out carrying just quilting cotton and flannel but have now expanded to include apparel fabrics. Because I am a small shop, my inventory is always changing so check back often. I usually bring in 2-3 new cotton collections every month as well as several new knits or apparel wovens. As a seamstress myself, I know how important high quality fabrics are. If a fabric isn't high enough quality for me to sew with, I won't carry it in my shop. 10% off with code SOSEWEASY
USA. We have 50+ years of experience in the fabric trenches….we know fabric and we love fabric! We provide superb customer service, free samples and fast shipping. Please visit us to browse our carefully curated selection of fine fabrics and trimmings:
• Lifestyle cottons from the Quilt Industry—only the most versatile, original and innovative
• Designer silks and laces from the best of New York and the world
• Top of the line Bridal lace trims, beaded appliqués and stunning jacquard ribbons!
Take advantage of our 10% Coupon Code: SoSewEasy!
USA. Featured on HGTV, USA Network, Martha Stewart Weddings Bridal Fair and many more! Sparkle Soiree offers stunning sequin fabrics available at wholesale prices. Beautiful, high quality luxurious sequin fabrics are available in a variety of colors. Our company also offers custom made sequin linens for home and event decor. Receive 15% off your total purchase with the code SEWEASY at our shop on all fabrics and table linens!
USA. Stash Fabrics is an online shop boasting a huge selection modern quilting fabrics and bundles at great prices. We also carry a pretty good selection of apparel fabric including knits, voiles, lawn and rayon for all of your apparel sewing needs. Fat quarter cuts are available for all the quilting cottons listed in our Etsy shop.
USA. Welcome to my store for Laminated cotton fabric (aka coated fabric, oilcloth or vinyl) - I'm so glad you stopped by. I make children's raincoats and decided to open a store with the fabrics I use (some of which I have professionally made and you won't find anywhere else) I am also stocking coordinating cotton woven fabric, notions and patterns. All of my fabrics meet CPSIA (**Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act) standards. (I do not carry the "traditional" oilcloth as it does not meet these standards and should not be used for young children) All these laminates are soft, pliable, waterproof and easy to sew using a few simple techniques. This fabric is wipeable, and most are washable. Used for raincoats, tablecloths, purses, splat mats, bibs, and upholstery.
USA. Bobbie Lou's Fabric Factory is named after my Grandmother and master seamstress Bobbie Lou. She would be amazed at the selection of beautiful fabrics available today (and at the click of a button!). We offer a curated selection of beautiful and unique quilting cottons, voiles, knits and upholstery fabrics. Please enjoy browsing thru the shop and thank you for supporting our small business!
USA. Fresh Modern Fabric features fun, fresh and modern fabric prints as well as a large selection of solids, basics and blenders. Hard to find prints are a specialty of this shop. Fresh Modern Fabric also offers a large selection of bundles and Japanese imports, as well as ribbons and trims. With fast and friendly service, FMF is a can't miss fabric destination!
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