Resources

Here you will find a selection of blogs, independent pattern companies and suppliers of fabric and haberdashery – Local and Online

Sewing Blogs – A selection of our current favourites for inspiration

 

Indie Pattern Companies

Local Fabric and Haberdashery Suppliers

1st for Fabrics – Benton. Lots of fabrics for making clothes and soft furnishings as well as patterns from the big 4. Staff are knowledgable and friendly.

Absolutely Fabrics – Benton. Upholstery and soft furnishing fabrics and trims as well as a small selection of Liberty Print fabrics suitable for dressmaking.

Simply Fabrics – Located in Wallsend. A small shop but worth a rummage to find end of line fabrics from fabric suppliers and high street manufacturers

Dainty Supplies – Washington. A selection of cottons and dressmaking fabrics as well as haberdashery and other craft supplies.

Fenwick – Newcastle. Dress fabric and Haberdashery on 2nd floor

John Lewis – Newcastle. Dress and craft fabrics, sewing machines, haberdashery and sewing accessories on 1st floor. Soft furnish fabric and supplies available on 2nd floor.

Markets
Chester le street Market every Friday
South Shields Market every Saturday

Online Fabric and Haberdashery Suppliers

Fancy Moon Stocks dress, craft and soft furnishing fabrics as well as haberdashery and patterns.
Unique and quirky with lots of Amy Butler and Alexander Henry fabrics.My Fabrics – Uk website for German company.
Huge range of fabrics and sewing supplies with prompt delivery and option to get samples before you buy.